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05.28.13
Bell Labs doubles beams in fiber optic lines to reach 400Gbps on a global scale
05.28.13

Bell Labs doubles beams in fiber optic lines to reach 400Gbps on a global scale

It's comparatively easy to run fiber optic lines at high speeds; it's another matter to sustain th...

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12.16.12
The transistor turns 65, awaits AARP card
12.16.12

The transistor turns 65, awaits AARP card

Without the transistor our modern world would not be possible. It is, arguably, the most important...

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08.29.12
Meet your desktop's ancestors: AT&T exhumes footage of the Bell Blit (video)
08.29.12

Meet your desktop's ancestors: AT&T exhumes footage of the Bell Blit (video)

AT&T's video archives are rich seams of juicy historical tidbits, and today's offering is a fi...

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07.19.12
Engadget Primed: digital audio basics
07.19.12

Engadget Primed: digital audio basics

Primed goes in-depth on the technobabble you hear on Engadget every day -- we dig deep into each to...

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07.12.12
July 12th, 1962: the day two continents smiled at each other
07.12.12

July 12th, 1962: the day two continents smiled at each other

We'd probably all agree the Internet is the real revolution of the modern era, but today marks an...

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01.25.12
AT&T unearths Jim Henson's 1963 Robot short for Bell
01.25.12

AT&T unearths Jim Henson's 1963 Robot short for Bell

AT&T has released some real gems from its videos archives over the past year, but it's truly ou...

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10.13.11
Dennis Ritchie, pioneer of C programming language and Unix, reported dead at age 70
10.13.11

Dennis Ritchie, pioneer of C programming language and Unix, reported dead at age 70

We're getting reports today that Dennis Ritchie, the man who created the C programming language and...

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03.29.11
The Thinking Machines flashes back to 1968 for a lesson in computer logic, sideburns (video)
03.29.11

The Thinking Machines flashes back to 1968 for a lesson in computer logic, sideburns (video)

Another dusty gem's emerged from the vintage gold mine that is AT&T's Tech Channel archive, a...

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02.19.11
AT&T opens up video archives, shares the history inside
02.19.11

AT&T opens up video archives, shares the history inside

Where can you find Orson Welles, Marconi's daughter, Alexander Graham Bell's grandaughter, and inve...

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