Scientists use 'spooky action' to mail electron messages a mile
The record-setting experiment illustrates the practical applications for quantum computing
Mayors unite to trash Verizon over slow fiber internet rollouts
The mayors of 13 major US cities have criticized Verison for falling short on its FiOS deployment plans.
Google Fiber considering Irvine, Louisville, and San Diego for expansion
Google has announced that it is considering rolling out its high-speed Fiber internet service to t...
San Antonio is getting Google Fiber
Google's 1000 Mbps internet service is coming to San Antonio. It's the second city in Texas to have the network installed following Austin.
This electro-optical modulator is smaller than a lightwave
Researchers have built an electro-optical modulator (what switches data from electrons to light as it travels down the internet's fiber optic backbone) that is 100 times smaller and uses 100 times less energy than those in use today.
22 Massachusetts towns will build their own gigabit internet service
The FCC made it clear that towns should have the freedom to build their own broadband services, an...
Researchers have broken the capacity limits of fiber optic networks
You can allay those fears that the fiber optic network that delivers your internet is going to ove...
The internet risks hitting peak capacity soon, but it can be saved
The internet has more than one capacity problem to worry about, apparently. Researchers met in Lo...
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...