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fiber-optic

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Fast fiber-optic broadband spreads across developed world

Double-digit growth means high-speed fiber links are becoming more common in Europe and America. Copper lines keep getting faster, though, and some network operators aren't eager to pay for upgrades.

By January 11, 2014

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Fiber-optic cables could be the key to NSA snooping

The NSA may have employed an old-school spy technique -- updated for the Internet age -- to gain access to data from tech giants like Google and Yahoo, reports The New York Times.

By November 26, 2013

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Intel shows Light Peak fiber-optic technology in action

Intel debuted the first real-world application of its Light Peak fiber-optic technology at this year's European research showcase in Brussels, Belgium. T

By May 4, 2010

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Just a fiber-optic jellyfish in the ocean of your pool

Floating, color-changey jellyfish!

By April 24, 2007

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Asian submarine cable system going live in 2015 as Korea's KT hooks up

The new fiber-optic cables will connect nine countries and be capable of speeds of up to 38.3 terabits per second, the Korean network says.

By September 5, 2014

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Cisco buys CoreOptics to help scale fiber networks

CoreOptics' engineering expertise is focused on designing digital application-specific integrated circuits and modulation formats, as well as optical systems, applications, and network architecture.

By May 22, 2010

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Will Intel and USB make fiber optics mainstream?

The powerful chipmaker hopes its Light Peak project will bring fiber optic speeds to ordinary computer users, and USB is the logical path to get there.

By September 28, 2009

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Will Intel and USB make fiber optics mainstream?

This story was updated to correct a statement about the time needed to transfer 500MB over USB 2.0 in NEC's demonstration. The time was 39 seconds.

By September 28, 2009

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20,000km undersea cable to link Singapore to Europe

The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.

By March 6, 2014

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Got Google Fiber envy? Here are three steps to pave the way

For those who'd like Google or someone else to drop super-fast broadband fiber-optic links to their houses, the head of Google Fiber offers advice.

By October 22, 2013