All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘IPv6’

Google: No Duplicate Content Issues With IPv4, IPv6

Google released a new Webmaster Help video today discussing IPv4 and IPv6 with regards to possible duplicate content issues. To make a long story short, there are none. Google’s Matt Cutts responded to the following user-submitted question: As we are now closer than ever to switching to IPv6, could you please share some info on how Google will evaluate websites. …

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Netflix Is Now Streaming Content To You Via IPv6

The global launch of IPv6 last month went without a hitch. All the companies involved can pat themselves on the back for a job well done. While some of the companies haven’t fully detailed their involvement in the launch, Netflix has been surprisingly open about the challenges of dealing with IPv6. The launch of IPv6 for Netflix was all about …

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IPv6 Launch Day Saw Over 3,000 Companies Make The Switch

June 6, 2012 will be remembered among those of us who love the Internet as World IPv6 Launch Day. It was a pretty momentous occasion that went unnoticed by most mainstream media (but we covered it). The move was required to allow the Internet to grow even larger than it was under IPv4. While the numbers of those who have …

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Microsoft Details IPv6 Support In Windows 8

As you are most likely already aware, IPv6 launched today. It will slowly become the standard at which we connect to the Internet, but IPv4 is still going to be around for a while. Microsoft has been one of the major players in the transition and is making Windows 8 one of the most IPv6-friendly services out there. To help …

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Opening of the First Drive-in Theater Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the opening of the first drive-in theater with a new doodle on its homepage. When you click the play button, the show begins. The doodle comes with some appropriate sound effects and video (including an Android dashboard figure, a monster movie and the intermission screen). The only thing missing is a couple making out, though a girl …

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IPv6 Goes Live Today: The Future Of The Internet Is Here

After years of preparation and teasing, IPv6 finally goes live today. IPv4 will now begin it’s long slow death march across the wasteland of the Internet. In reality, it’s a little more complicated than that. IPv6 and IPv4 will live in harmony for many years to come, but this newest iteration is something worth celebrating. IPv6 is the response to …

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Google Pushes IPv6 Awareness, Adoption

In about four hours from now, the switch IPv4 to IPv6 begins on a worldwide basis. To celebrate the enabling of IPv6, the website, WorldIPv6Launch.org has a countdown clock–four hours and nine minutes as of this line–and some pertinent information about which web platforms, ISPs, and other web business will be enabling the latest Internet Protocol. The list includes the …

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Yahoo! Supports World IPv6 Launch Day With Support Beginning June 6

Yahoo! announced today that it will begin supporting Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) on several of its most popular websites starting June 6. Permanent IPv6 support will be added to Yahoo! News, My Yahoo!, Shine, OMG, and Yahoo’s content distribution network. In subsequent months the change will be rolled out to other Yahoo! sites including Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Mail, and …

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Facebook Enabling IPv6 Access For Developers Next Month

Another week, another Facebook Operation Developer Update to keep us all updated on the changes coming to the platform. This week is light in news but what is there packs a punch. Those interested in Facebook’s IPv6 plans will want to especially pay attention. The company announced yesterday that Facebook is now gearing up for the worldwide IPv6 launch on …

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IPv6 Internet Seeing Increase In DDoS Attacks

Have you moved to the cutting edge of the Internet that is IPv6 yet? If so, did you make the move because you thought it would be safer than IPv4? Well, turns out that may not be true anymore. In what Arbor Networks called “A Milestone in IPv6 Development,” they detail on their blog the first distributed denial of service …

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Google Readies For World IPv6 Launch In June

It’s might not be an intuitive concept, but the real estate market of the Internet is running out of room. It’s been happening for some time now, so it’s not exactly a surprise but it’s something that has to be addressed, preferably sooner than later. Google, always with an eye on the future, has it covered. In a post earlier …

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Netgear Talks Ramifications of Transition to IPv6

It was recently revealed that the pool for IPv4 addresses had been depleted, meaning that the protocol for the Internet as we know it has been used up, and the transition to the next-generation IPv6 is beginning. 

Drew Meyer, Senior Director of Marketing for Networking product vendor Netgear shared some thoughts on the transition with WebProNews. 

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Internet As We Know It Runs Out Of Room

The pool for IPv4 addresses has been depleted. That means the protocol for the Internet as we know it has been used up, and the Internet must move toward IPv6, the next-generation protocol, which has much more room for growth. 

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World IPv6 Day Will Test the Next Phase of the Internet

The Internet Society, a nonprofit organization for Internet standards has announced World IPv6 Day to take place on June 8. This is a day in which major web properties like Google, Facebook, and Yahoo (the three of which make up a combined billion visits per day) join major content delivery networks like Akamai and Limelight Networks for a 24-hour global trial of IPv6, the next-generation Internet protocol. 

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ICANN Urges Adoption Of IPv6

The available number of unallocated Internet addresses using the older IPv4 protocol has dropped below 10 percent, according to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

ICANN says there are just 24 address blocks (each block is about 16-million IP addresses) that it has not yet allocated to the Regional Internet Registries around the globe.
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