Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups (Update)
Comcast's second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace and video subscriber losses moderated.
Fiber optic light pipes in the retina do much more than simple image transfer
Chicago planning to lay superconducting cable to prevent power outages in the Loop
Efficient structures help build a sustainable future
When envisioning a new structure, engineers often have to balance design choices against the environmental impact of materials used. It is estimated that 40 to 50 percent of greenhouse gases are produced ...
Sling Media unveils two devices for out-of-home TV
Sling Media, the maker of devices that let people watch their cable channels while traveling, is trying to become more relevant in the living room.
Providing free Wi-Fi gets tricky for businesses
In Madison, Wis., where Wi-Fi hot spots often are easier to find than a parking space, you wouldn't think that a cafe would turn off its wireless Internet connection.
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DreamWorks mixing faves, newbies in YouTube debut (Update)
When AwesomenessTV launched as a YouTube channel two years ago, it was a bet by veteran TV and movie producer Brian Robbins on the ability of teen and tween audiences to find videos they love to watch online.
China Mobile to take stake in Thailand's True
China Mobile Ltd. has agreed to buy an 18 percent stake in Thai telecommunications and cable TV company True Corp. for $880 million, the highest profile corporate deal announced in Thailand since the military sized power ...
Cox plans gigabit Internet speeds in three cities
Cable company Cox Communications says it plans to boost Internet download speeds to 1 gigabit per second starting in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha, Nebraska, late this year. That is dozens of times faster than typical broadband ...
Some facts about net neutrality
The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward adopting new regulations that could create fast lanes for Internet traffic from websites that can afford to pay for the privilege. ...
Group sues UK eavesdropping agency over hacking
A rights group is suing Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency over cyberattacks revealed by former intelligence worker Edward Snowden, saying it's the first time the agency has been sued over hacking.
Researchers develop covert optical communication system
Operation of longest superconducting cable worldwide started
(Phys.org) —Today, the longest superconducting energy cable in the world was integrated officially into the power grid of a German city. The cable of about 1 kilometer (0.62 miles) in length now connects ...