ITworld Networking http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/44/all en Facebook sales leap, amid a growing mobile ad business http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415914/facebook-sales-leap-amid-growing-mobile-ad-business Facebook reported a nice 72 percent boost in sales for the first quarter, as the company continues to make strides expanding its advertising business on mobile devices.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415914/facebook-sales-leap-amid-growing-mobile-ad-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415914/facebook-sales-leap-amid-growing-mobile-ad-business#comments Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:56:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 415914 at http://www.itworld.com Report: US FCC to allow payments for speedier traffic http://www.itworld.com/internet/415906/report-us-fcc-allow-payments-speedier-traffic The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will propose new net neutrality rules Thursday that will allow broadband providers to charge companies like Netflix for preferential traffic management, according to a news report.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415906/report-us-fcc-allow-payments-speedier-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415906/report-us-fcc-allow-payments-speedier-traffic#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:30:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415906 at http://www.itworld.com Enterprise and service provider networking port revenues reach $39B http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415836/enterprise-and-service-provider-networking-port-revenues-reach-39b Routers, switches and other networking gear became a $39 billion market in 2013, as 40G took hold in the data center and 100G became the new standard for service providers, according to the latest research from Infonetics.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415836/enterprise-and-service-provider-networking-port-revenues-reach-39b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415836/enterprise-and-service-provider-networking-port-revenues-reach-39b#comments IT Management Networking News networking hardware Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:51:17 +0000 IDGNS staff 415836 at http://www.itworld.com FCC adds $9 billion to broadband subsidy fund http://www.itworld.com/government/415833/fcc-adds-9-billion-broadband-subsidy-fund The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Wednesday to shift US$9 billion over five years from traditional telephone subsidies to broadband subsidies, in an effort to bring high-speed Internet services to 5 million U.S. residents who don&#039;t have access.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/415833/fcc-adds-9-billion-broadband-subsidy-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/415833/fcc-adds-9-billion-broadband-subsidy-fund#comments Government Networking Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:40:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 415833 at http://www.itworld.com It's the little things that matter in Amazon Redshift upgrade http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415793/its-little-things-matter-amazon-redshift-upgrade Amazon Web Services has increased the number of simultaneous queries its hosted data warehouse Redshift can handle, improving performance in cases where many small queries are now forced to wait.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415793/its-little-things-matter-amazon-redshift-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415793/its-little-things-matter-amazon-redshift-upgrade#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software Software Storage News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:31:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 415793 at http://www.itworld.com Bing for schools out of pilot stage, promises ad-free search http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search Microsoft is throwing open an advertisement-free version of its Bing search engine to all eligible kindergarten to 12th grade schools in the U.S., after completing the pilot stage of this program that was first run in five large public school districts.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search#comments Internet IT Management Networking News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:42:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 415754 at http://www.itworld.com NSA spying revelations have tired out China's Huawei http://www.itworld.com/networking/415748/nsa-spying-revelations-have-tired-out-chinas-huawei Revelations about U.S. secret surveillance programs have left China&#039;s Huawei Technologies exhausted on the public relations front, a top company executive said Wednesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/415748/nsa-spying-revelations-have-tired-out-chinas-huawei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/415748/nsa-spying-revelations-have-tired-out-chinas-huawei#comments Government IT Management Networking Security Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:47:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 415748 at http://www.itworld.com US to vote on sharp increase in broadband subsidies http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415733/us-vote-sharp-increase-broadband-subsidies The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote Wednesday on a proposal to pump US$1.8 billion into a fund that subsidizes broadband deployments in rural communities.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415733/us-vote-sharp-increase-broadband-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415733/us-vote-sharp-increase-broadband-subsidies#comments Government IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:55:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415733 at http://www.itworld.com Dorian Nakamoto thanks Bitcoin users for donations http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415726/dorian-nakamoto-thanks-bitcoin-users-donations The cash-strapped man Newsweek magazine named as the creator of Bitcoin has thanked supporters who donated over US$23,000 of the virtual currency to him.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415726/dorian-nakamoto-thanks-bitcoin-users-donations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415726/dorian-nakamoto-thanks-bitcoin-users-donations#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:06:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 415726 at http://www.itworld.com Phone buyers are hanging up on subsidies, AT&T says http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415717/phone-buyers-are-hanging-subsidies-att-says Installment plans for cellphones are starting to squeeze out the time-honored practice of paying a subsidized price up front, AT&amp;amp;T says.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415717/phone-buyers-are-hanging-subsidies-att-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415717/phone-buyers-are-hanging-subsidies-att-says#comments IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:34:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 415717 at http://www.itworld.com Arista co-founder may have switch maker by its jewels http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415701/arista-co-founder-may-have-switch-maker-its-jewels The future of Arista Networks, the hot data center switching company that just filed to go public, could rest in the outcome of a lawsuit filed against it by one of its founders.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415701/arista-co-founder-may-have-switch-maker-its-jewels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415701/arista-co-founder-may-have-switch-maker-its-jewels#comments Data Center Hardware Networking News arista networks Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:39:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 415701 at http://www.itworld.com Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis http://www.itworld.com/software/415682/salesforce-15-industry-disruptor-wards-midlife-crisis Salesforce.com recently celebrated its 15th year in existence, and as the SaaS (software-as-a-service) vendor races toward US$5 billion in revenue its influence on the industry is being felt more than ever. At the same time, some signs indicate that Salesforce.com is having a few growing pains, as well as showing some trappings of the mega-vendors it once mocked with its &quot;End of Software&quot; marketing campaign.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415682/salesforce-15-industry-disruptor-wards-midlife-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415682/salesforce-15-industry-disruptor-wards-midlife-crisis#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software Software News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:37:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 415682 at http://www.itworld.com Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube http://www.itworld.com/internet/415681/google-will-push-mobile-app-installs-search-and-youtube Mobile users of Google&#039;s search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for advertisers&#039; mobile apps.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415681/google-will-push-mobile-app-installs-search-and-youtube" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415681/google-will-push-mobile-app-installs-search-and-youtube#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:41:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 415681 at http://www.itworld.com Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that streaming video provider Aereo violates the copyrights of TV networks, it may also put cloud storage services at risk, the company&#039;s lawyer argued Monday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:14:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 415670 at http://www.itworld.com Two tricks to take the hassle out of managing Windows 8 Wi-Fi connections http://www.itworld.com/windows/415645/two-tricks-take-hassle-out-managing-windows-8-wi-fi-connections Managing your Wi-Fi connections may not seem all that important...until it is. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/415645/two-tricks-take-hassle-out-managing-windows-8-wi-fi-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/415645/two-tricks-take-hassle-out-managing-windows-8-wi-fi-connections#comments Mobile & Wireless Networking Operating Systems Software Windows Tip windows 8 Windows 8.1 Update Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:51:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 415645 at http://www.itworld.com