Sites like Speedtest.net, which use data from users to construct a new picture of what the Net looks like, are making it harder and harder for service provider spin merchants to mislead the public about how much broadband capacity they are really getting.
The programmable Web, open APIs, and cloud-based services will fundamentally change orthodox telcos, and they need to decide what they are really good for in this new world: It's not necessarily what you might think, according to one of the world's biggest telcos.
Net neutrality is pitting fuddy-duddy telco types against the hipster-doofus Web developer brigade. What are telcos going to do with all the DPI and policy gear they've been so busy deploying over the past year? And whose side should Internet users be on?
A survey by JD Powers found that customer interest in product features is lessening as phones evolve. Rather than features, price is driving purchases, and that change could have a dramatic impact on how IT departments secure these devices.
In the final episode of this series about the death of Internet anonymity, Saunders describes how the Internet of the future will start to attain a level of intelligence that requires no human intervention. Scary.
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