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International News Archive - September 15, 2012

IPv4 Internet Addresses Running Low In Europe

Nearly all of the old-style Internet addresses in Europe have been used up, leading the governing body to place strict rules rationing the number of applications firms can submit for the remaining few.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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