Internet Addresses Get More Space With New Protocol
June 10, 2012
Even on the Internet, 4.3 billion just wasn't enough; 340 undecillion is more like it. That's 340 trillion trillion trillion, the new capacity of available Internet addresses, thanks to IPv6, the next generation protocol that launched this past week. Weekend EditionSunday host Rachel Martin talks with CNET senior writer Stephen Shankland to put it all in perspective.
Auto parts supplier Takata has agreed to modify the way it makes airbags. Takata and government safety officials were on Capitol Hill Tuesday to answer questions about the massive recall effort. Some 34 million vehicles need to have new airbags installed.
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