665 Results for

efficient fiber optics (efo)


​With an infrared rainbow, IBM optical chip outpaces copper wires

Big Blue's researchers have demonstrated fiber-optic technology that could help computers break through today's speed limits by transferring data faster.

By May 12, 2015


Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015


US carrier to be first to field-test crazy-fast 5G wireless

Verizon expects "some level of commercial deployment" to begin in 2017 for next-generation wireless. That's much earlier than the common industry belief that 2020 will mark the start.

By September 8, 2015


How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 2015


Judge orders Cablevision to stop calling Verizon a liar

A federal court hands Verizon a legal victory by ordering Cablevision to stop running advertisements calling Verizon a liar over claims that it offers the fastest Wi-Fi network.

By August 11, 2015


Solar-powered plane embarks on longest leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, which is entirely powered by solar energy, is attempting to fly from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii. The flight will take approximately five days.

By June 29, 2015


2014 Tech Car of the Year: A carbon fiber hyper hybrid

CNET's judges weighed in on the best cars we drove this year, picking the most advanced from an impressive field. In addition, check out the Car Tech 10, our awards for a variety of achievements in the automotive industry.

By December 17, 2014


'Tomorrowland' in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I've seen in a theater

In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney's "Tomorrowland," fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema experience. Tomorrow's theater experience can't come home soon enough.

By May 22, 2015


Google faces European charge it abused search dominance

The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.

By April 15, 2015


Zuckerberg: Carriers will connect the world, not sci-fi

Facebook's CEO downplays Google's drone and balloon ideas for broadening Net access, saying it's the carriers that are doing the lion's share of the work to connect the world's billions.

By March 2, 2015