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.
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.
If you're looking to upgrade your existing cable-Internet-based home network, or start anew, the Motorola SBG6782-AC is currently the most complete and advanced all-in-one modem-router combo you can get. Non-cable users need not apply.
AT&T says it's in the final stages of negotiating a deal with cities in the North Carolina Triangle region to deploy its U-verse GigaPower gigabit fiber broadband service.
Corning says its new USB 3.0 cable is thinner, lighter, and bendable to your heart's desire.
The new 100Gbps fiber-optic link will open up international communications for 15 telecommunications companies and protect against severed cables or other problems.
Vizio's new Vizio Co-Star LT smart-TV box has an HDMI input for integrating cable and onboard apps.
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
If you're willing to pay the premium price, TiVo's do-it-all Roamio is the best cable DVR yet and an able whole-home TV solution.
[commentary] Recent developments in Comcast's efforts to merge with Time Warner Cable suggest the deal will go through...eventually.