Gunplay blamed for Internet slowdown

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Internet service providers in the U.S. experienced a service slowdown Monday after fiber-optic cables near Cleveland were apparently sabotaged by gunfire. TeliaSonera AB, which lost the northern leg of its U.S. network to the cut,...

Solar flares blamed for dropped cellphone calls

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Solar flares, fiery geysers that erupt on the sun's surface, have been known to interrupt radio and television signals from satellites, but now a team of researchers, led by Queen's University professor David Thomson in...

Video sites blamed for web-traffic crisis

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CNET News have published an article documenting how the recent explosion in online video sites has experts worried and searching for more efficient technology to deliver the goods. Sites such as...

DoS attack blamed for Internet outage!

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A denial of service attack on security website Zonelabs has been blamed for major disruption of the Internet over the past couple of days. According to an anonymous NTL employee's posting on www.frogger.uklinux.net,...

Tablet PC in trouble--Microsoft blamed

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One year after Microsoft launched its tablet PC operating system, sales have been disappointing, the choice of models is still poor, and software developers have no incentive to create specialist applications, according to a report...

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