The Supreme Court Wanders into the Patent Troll Fight

Published on by Edo Royker.

Next Monday, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Oil States Energy Services, LLC vs. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, which is a case to determine whether the Inter Partes Review (IPR) administrative process at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) used to determine the validity of patents is constitutional. The constitutionality of the IPR process is one of the biggest legal issues facing innovative…

7 Cloudflare Apps Which Increase User Engagement on Your Site

Published on by Andrew Fitch.

Cloudflare Apps now lists 95 apps from apps which grow email lists to apps which acquire new customers to apps which help site owners make more money. The great thing about these apps is that users don't have to have any coding or development skills. They can just sign up for the app and start using it on their sites. Let’s take a moment to highlight some…

The Super Secret Cloudflare Master Plan, or why we acquired Neumob

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

We announced today that Cloudflare has acquired Neumob. Neumob’s team built exceptional technology to speed up mobile apps, reduce errors on challenging mobile networks, and increase conversions. Cloudflare will integrate the Neumob technology with our global network to give Neumob truly global reach. It’s tempting to think of the Neumob acquisition as a point product added to the Cloudflare portfolio. But it actually represents a key…

Thwarting the Tactics of the Equifax Attackers

Published on by Alex Cruz Farmer.

We are now 3 months on from one of the biggest, most significant data breaches in history, but has it redefined people's awareness on security? The answer to that is absolutely yes, awareness is at an all-time high. Awareness, however, does not always result in positive action. The fallacy which is often assumed is "surely, if I keep my software up to date with all the patches,…

Go, don't collect my garbage

Published on by Vlad Krasnov.

Not long ago I needed to benchmark the performance of Golang on a many-core machine. I took several of the benchmarks that are bundled with the Go source code, copied them, and modified them to run on all available threads. In that case the machine has 24 cores and 48 threads. CC BY-SA 2.0 image by sponki25 I started with ECDSA P256 Sign, probably because I have…