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Brit spy agency nabs personal data via fibre-optic cables

British spy agency GCHQ has been keeping tabs on our web activity and phone calls, according to new documents from a whistleblower.

By June 22, 2013

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TalkTalk takes on BT Infinity with superfast fibre-optic broadband

TalkTalk's super-fast broadband is open for business -- but how does it compare against BT Infinity?

By April 5, 2011

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Build your own singing Tesla coil

TinyTesla allows anyone to build a Tesla coil that shoots arcs of electricity and plays simple MIDI music files.

By July 21, 2014

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Underwater Iron Man to search for world's oldest computer

A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.

By June 5, 2014

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BT Infinity fibre-optic broadband: Not infinite in any sense of the word

With the announcement of BT's new fibre service, we took a look at what's on offer, how much it costs, and how the whole thing works -- we also question the truthiness of the brand name

By January 22, 2010

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Photographing the Sochi Winter Olympics with Getty

How do you photograph the Winter Olympics? Getty has a custom 100Mbps fibre optic network, mountains of pro photography gear, 360-degree panoramic tools and remote cameras.

By February 10, 2014

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Virgin Media launches 152Mb broadband, 50Mb entry-level

Virgin Media has launched the fastest widely available broadband, and given all its customers a free bump in speed too.

By February 27, 2014

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At 25, is Sky a dishy delight or deep-pocketed menace?

Sky turns 25 today, celebrating a quarter of a century of dish-fed telly, movies and sport -- and 25 years of locking up the best telly.

By February 5, 2014

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BT and Alcatel supercharge broadband to 1.4Tbps on UK fibre

The two companies' trial hit speeds of 1.4 million megabits on existing cables -- 10,000 times faster than the best broadband you can buy.

By January 22, 2014

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End mass surveillance, Snowden urges in Xmas message

Whistleblower Edward Snowden claims today's surveillance is worse than in George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.

By December 26, 2013