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fiber-optic cable

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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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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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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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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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Customers not as happy with iPhone as they were last year

The American Customer Satisfaction Index shows Apple remains on top, but it's declining while Motorola, Nokia, and Samsung are rising.

By May 20, 2013

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Google Fiber prompts Time Warner to offer free Austin Wi-Fi

Time Warner Cable steps up its Austin Wi-Fi hot spot plan after Google announced it would be bringing its superfast Internet service to the Texas capital.

By April 25, 2013

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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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The strange resurrection of Net neutrality

At the annual meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus, the only issue that appeared likely to appear soon on lawmakers' agenda was an old one -- Net neutrality.

By January 24, 2013

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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

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The 404 1,331: Where Oxford defines a generation (podcast)

The Oxford dictionary adds a bunch of words only teenagers use, Nintendo takes a big step back withe the 2DS, underwater fiber-optic tubes, Spawn remakes, and breaking down popular porn search terms by state!

By August 28, 2013