186 gigabits per second: High-energy physicists set record for network data transfer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have set a new world record for data transfer, helping to usher in the next generation of high-speed network technology. At the SuperComputing 2011 (SC11) conference in Seattle ...
Fast photon control brings quantum photonic technologies closer
Australian WiFi inventors win US legal battle
Australian government science body CSIRO said Sunday it had won a multi-million-dollar legal settlement in the United States to license its patented technology that underpins the WiFi platform worldwide.
Smart paint could revolutionize structural safety
An innovative low-cost smart paint that can detect microscopic faults in wind turbines, mines and bridges before structural damage occurs is being developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde ...
Tiny laser gives big boost to high speed data transmission
(Phys.org) —High-speed communication just got a turbo boost, thanks to a new laser technology developed at the University of Illinois that transmits error-free data over fiber optic networks at a blazing ...
In your face: Near-infrared glasses thwart face recognition
IBM to invest $1b in Linux, open-source
IBM said Tuesday it would invest $1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for its servers in a bid to boost efficiency for big data and cloud computing.
Nanoscale spin waves can replace microwaves
A group of scientists from the University of Gothenburg and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, have become the first group in the world to demonstrate that theories about nanoscale spin waves ...
Daedalus catches cyber-attacks realtime
Taking the Internet underwater
(Phys.org) —Wireless networks span the globe. But like a frightened toddler, they don't go underwater.
Cisco sued for helping China monitor Internet
Falungong members are suing Cisco Systems for custom-building "Golden Shield" Internet technology used by China to track down devotees of the spiritual movement.
Contradictions in advanced cloud-computing research
On first appearances, it might seem as if researchers at the University of California, San Diego Center for Networked Systems are working at cross-purposes to one another.
Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky
Facebook revealed Thursday it has a lab working on using drones, satellites and solar-powered planes to provide web access around the world.