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

Floating, color-changey jellyfish!

By April 24, 2007

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Lighting up fiber optics in Texas

Homes in Keller, Texas are starting to see fiber optic connections at home.

By October 11, 2004

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Light Bandit sucks sunlight into your home like a straw

Even the darkest corners of your home can get a dose of fresh, free sunlight with this simple device now making a run on Kickstarter.

By December 4, 2014

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SnapJet lets you print your smartphone snaps as Polaroids

A new device seeking funding on Kickstarter uses Polaroid technology to let you wirelessly print photos from your smartphone.

By November 23, 2014

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FCC seeks more info on AT&T's plan to 'pause' fiber rollout

The plan was aired in response to President Obama's request to the Federal Communications Commission for tougher broadband regulations. Now the FCC wants details.

By November 14, 2014