Undersea

06.28.15
Floating robots will find out what keeps the Indian Ocean healthy
06.28.15

Floating robots will find out what keeps the Indian Ocean healthy

Believe it or not, scientists don't know a lot about how the Indian Ocean works. Without many samp...

By J. Fingas,   06.28.15
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06.03.15
Robotic vehicles find the Pacific Ocean's deepest thermal vents
06.03.15

Robotic vehicles find the Pacific Ocean's deepest thermal vents

Robotic underwater vehicles from the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Research Institute just helped discov...

By J. Fingas,   06.03.15
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05.11.15
Microsoft pours money into undersea data cables
05.11.15

Microsoft pours money into undersea data cables

For many internet giants, undersea fiber optic cables are a lifeline. In some cases, it's the dif...

By J. Fingas,   05.11.15
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12.13.14
Virgin Oceanic pauses its deep sea exploration plans
12.13.14

Virgin Oceanic pauses its deep sea exploration plans

If you were hoping to see Virgin Oceanic visit the deepest parts of Earth's oceans, you'll have to...

By J. Fingas,   12.13.14
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08.11.14
Google backs an undersea cable that will give the internet a big speed boost
08.11.14

Google backs an undersea cable that will give the internet a big speed boost

The internet is quickest when you have a direct connection to the sites you're trying to reach, bu...

By J. Fingas,   08.11.14
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07.08.13
US reportedly uses security agreements to intercept data from undersea fiber optic lines
07.08.13

US reportedly uses security agreements to intercept data from undersea fiber optic lines

The US government has clear incentives to safeguard against internet attacks coming through unders...

By J. Fingas,   07.08.13
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01.21.13
Cuba's undersea fiber cable potentially sees consumer internet use for first time
01.21.13

Cuba's undersea fiber cable potentially sees consumer internet use for first time

An underwater fiber cable linking Cuba and Venezuela has given the island a hard connection to the...

By A. Santos,   01.21.13
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08.27.12
University of Victoria's Mano underwater robot to prowl Arctic waters for legendary ships
08.27.12

University of Victoria's Mano underwater robot to prowl Arctic waters for legendary ships

Canadians well-versed in their history are very aware of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated 1845 expedi...

By J. Fingas,   08.27.12
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08.22.12
Mainland China, Taiwan send first data over direct fiber optic link, take steps towards peace and harmony
08.22.12

Mainland China, Taiwan send first data over direct fiber optic link, take steps towards peace and harmony

Relations between mainland China and Taiwan haven't always been what you'd call warm, even with ma...

By J. Fingas,   08.22.12
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