Google and Facebook team up on a direct connection to Asia
A new 120 Tbps undersea cable will expand their reach on the continent.
Google's undersea cable connecting US and Japan is now live
The tech titan and its cohorts are done laying down 5,600 miles of cable in the ocean.
Facebook and Microsoft are building a huge trans-Atlantic data cable
The high-capacity system should be ready by October 2017.
US worries Russia would cut undersea data cables in a conflict
Russia is positioning subs and ships near undersea internet cables, and that's making US officials nervous.
Not even a sharknado will stop Google's conquest of the undersea internet
How's this for Shark Week? At a recent event, one of Google's product managers revealed just how f...
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...
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...
Facebook and others invest in 6,214-mile Asia-Pacific undersea internet cable, friend request lag to plummet
It's almost become a truism that internet connections from the Asia-Pacific region to the rest of t...