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Skype breaks records, traffic grows by 44 percent

February 15th, 2013
Microsoft's call app increased its traffic in 2012 by twice the amount of all international phone carriers combined -- it's calls are now equal to one third of all global phone traffic. [Read more]



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Amazon apologizes for Netflix’s Christmas Eve streaming outage

December 31st, 2012
Amazon Web Services explains that the disruption occurred when data was accidentally deleted from the traffic apportion system. [Read more]



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Library Web sites see boost in mobile traffic

December 31st, 2012
Tech companies aren't the only ones that should invest in mobile. Study finds mobile users accessed library Web sites twice as much this year compared with 2009. [Read more]



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Retail sites see 27 percent traffic jump on Christmas Day

December 28th, 2012
Visits to the top 500 online retail sites are up compared with the same period last year, and Amazon seems to be taking the cake. [Read more]



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Mobile Internet traffic gaining fast on desktop Internet traffic

December 4th, 2012
VC Mary Meeker's year-end Internet trends report shows explosion in all things mobile, especially smartphones and apps. [Read more]



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Windows 8 slower out of gate than Windows 7, says report

November 30th, 2012
Web traffic for Windows 8 so far hasn't matched that of its predecessor three years ago, says StatCounter. But the data also serves up hopeful news for Microsoft's new OS. [Read more]



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Google: Nexus 4 on sale, but high traffic causing purchase errors

November 27th, 2012
The company says heavy demand to the Google Play store is creating problems for shoppers once again trying to buy the company's newest flagship phone. [Read more]



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Bank DDoS Strikes Could Presage Armageddon Attacks

November 27th, 2012
DDoS attack traffic could overwhelm not just targeted websites, but also every intervening ISP, warns Arbor Networks.


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Black Friday: Crowds grow, but sales are a question

November 24th, 2012
Black Friday foot traffic rises 3.5% from last year, according to ShopperTrak. But sales are down, possibly taken by the early openings on Thanksgiving


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Oil spill detection goes high-tech with aerial crew

November 23rd, 2012

Environmentalists worry the projected tanker traffic increase if two major B.C. pipeline projects are approved means the response to oil spills flagged by a high-tech aerial team will be inadequate.



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