deep packet inspection

Cisco acquires conversational AI startup MindMeld for $125 million

This morning Cisco announced that it is buying MindMeld for $125 million. Founded in 2011, MindMeld helps businesses to build conversational interfaces with cloud-based services. MindMeld, originall

Tech workers demonstrate in downtown San Francisco against Trump’s immigration plans

There was a palpable energy in downtown San Francisco today as hundreds of tech workers from LinkedIn, Cisco, Apple and other tech companies came together to talk about the plight of the American immi

Shine signs Africa’s Econet to its network level mobile ad-blocking

Wannabe ad industry nemesis Shine has chalked up another telco to commit to deploying its mobile ad blocking technology which uses deep packet inspection to detect and eject ads at the network level -

As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?

As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next?

As FCC considers new broadband privacy rules, report urges wider user data safeguards

A new report from U.S. consumer rights and privacy advocacy group, the Center for Digital Democracy, has set out the case for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to tighten data protection rul

Hands On With eero, Or A Noob’s Guide To Building An At-Home Wireless Mesh Network

eero was supposed to go out late last year to those who bought the system during pre-launch but a manufacturing hiccup pushed the ship date to the here and now. But the startup has toiled away for w

Procera Networks Buys Vineyard Networks For $28M To Beef Up Its Deep Packet Inspection Capabilities

Some consolidation in the world of network traffic management -- and specifically services involving the data-filtering process of deep-packet inspection. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.procerane

Apps Uploading Address Books Is A Privacy Side-Show Compared To DPI

While the hand-wringing over the future of journalism, blogging, the nature of conflicts of interest, yada yada, has been <em>deeply interesting</em> (alongside the <a href="http://parislemon.com/post

Advocacy group claims deep packet inspection puts free, open Internet in danger

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/netneutrality.jpg" />We've spoken about deep packet inspection before, noting that authorities are using it to tackle crimes like the pro

Can we trust the authorities to use deep packet inspection appropriately?

Gotta have an ominous-looking photo to accompany stories like this Do you remember how, earlier in the year, New York’s attorney general, Andrew Cuomo, set his sights on ISPs that provided Usene