Worth Reading: Cord cutter data use rising rapidly

7 May 2019

Charter cable Internet customers who don’t subscribe to Charter’s TV service are using an average of more than 400GB of data a month, the company said yesterday. —Jon Brodkin

Worth Reading: What is the business case for 5G?

6 May 2019

There is much hype around 5G, but none of it is new. We saw the same propaganda — fueled by the manufacturers — in the run-up to the launch of the 3G and 4G versions of the mobile technology. —Paul Budde

Worth Reading: Asia 2020

6 May 2019

India is set to bear witness to a rapid growth in its data centre market as enterprises and key hyperscale players privately and publicly across the globe add the country onto their investment radars. —Abigail Opiah

Worth Reading: Laser WiFi

2 May 2019

A newly discovered method for transmitting radio frequencies wirelessly might bring us a step closer to a future with faster Wi-Fi. —Anita George

Worth Reading: P2P Weakness Exposes IoT Devices

2 May 2019

A peer-to-peer (P2P) communications technology built into millions of security cameras and other consumer electronics includes several critical security flaws that expose the devices to eavesdropping, credential theft and remote compromise, new research has found. —Krebs on Security

Worth Reading: Data Center AI

1 May 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in data centers to drive up efficiencies and drive down risks and costs. But it also creates new types of risks. —Rhonda Ascierto

Worth Reading: Why single socket servers could dominate

1 May 2019

Multi socket servers have been around since the dawn of enterprise computing. The market and technology has matured into 2-socket x86 and multi core highly integrated processors. —Robert W Hormuth

Worth Reading: Why Passive DNS Matters

30 April 2019

Passive DNS is a tool that maintains DNS resolution data on a specific record, location, and time frame. —Jonathan Zhang

Worth Reading: Why 13 Servers?

30 April 2019

For reasons that are buried in a long-gone history that relates to aspects of UDP, the IPv4 packet size specification, and IPv4 packet fragmentation and reassembly behaviours, there are 13 distinctly named nameservers for the root zone’s nameserver set. —Geoff Huston

Worth Reading: Using Independent Technical Review

29 April 2019

Many projects fail due to the rift between the dev team and management. And many projects that ultimately succeed suffer a lot of bumps along the way, such as going over budget or missing deadlines. —Yegor Bugayenko