You might be asking “What are these new Chromebooks that have hit the market lately??” I’ll tell you-Google has now launched their own operating system called “Chrome OS” and its exactly what it sounds like, their web browser “chrome” as an operating system. Forget all those use less programs on a PC or mac that take up unnecessary space, the chromebook uses only a web browser and media player.
With the recent news of the group ANONYMOUS hacking millions accounts filled with secured information from Sony’s Online Entertainment, businesses and internet users are in disarray trying to protect their information. With the ever-growing use of technology for everyday tasks, such as online-banking, e-commerce, and social media, a lot of information about yourself is stored across the internet. The importance to protect your information is at an entirely new level.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced it’s timeline for the accepting of new top-level domains. We are all used to the regular top level domains such as (.com, .org, .net, and so forth) but, ICANN will soon receive applications from public businesses and private enterprises to buy their own. That means that domains such as .music, .news , or even .sony or .ipad are going to be available for purchase.
Building a website is the primary step to establishing yourself on the internet. What a lot of people don’t realize is that just by having a website, it doesn’t mean that your going to be found. To increase traffic to your site, a lot of thought and effort needs to go into “Search Engine Optimization” and marketing. How search engines determine the “most-relevant” website that matches your searched criteria are made up by some of these factors:
Last week the internet ran out of IP addresses to hand out. What does this mean? An internet protocol address is a numerical label assigned to a device such as a computer, printer, or smartphone used to communicate in a network. Every time you send an email or communicate with a network, your information is labeled with an IP address. So, since we have run out of them this mean that no new devices can connect to the internet. Don’t worry though, they are working on a new version of IP addresses called IPv6 which has over 340 trillion, trillion, trillion address but the thing is unsure is how well the transition will be.