Bell Labs breaks optical transmission record, 100 Petabit per second kilometer barrier
Alcatel-Lucent today announced that scientists in Bell Labs, the company’s research arm, have set a new optical transmission record of more than 100 Petabits per second.kilometer (equivalent to 100 million Gigabits per ...
Report says France operates PRISM-like spy network
A leading French newspaper says France's intelligence services have put in place a giant electronic surveillance gathering network.
Cheaper and cleaner electricity from wave-powered ships (w/ video)
Team improves the world's most accurate instrument for resistance measurement
Cryogenic Ltd and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have designed and developed the most accurate instrument for comparative measurements of electric current. The instrument can now be used by National Measurement Institutes ...
Eight carriers in undersea Asia cable project
Eight Asian telecoms companies have formed a consortium to build an undersea cable system to link 10 regional hubs, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PDLT) said Wednesday.
Taiwan deploys undersea quake warning system
Taiwan said Monday it had put into service its first undersea seismic observation system, giving the island life-saving extra seconds or even minutes to brace for earthquakes and tsunamis.
Taiwan, China to build first direct undersea cable
Five major telecom operators from Taiwan and China signed a contract Thursday to build the first undersea cable directly linking the island and the mainland to meet mounting demand, officials said.
Cuba reports 16 percent online in some capacity
(AP) -- About 16 percent of Cubans are online in some capacity with access to email, the island's intranet or the worldwide Web, a government agency says.
Undersea Internet cable in deal for Zimbabwe service
The company running a high-speed Internet cable along Africa's east coast said Wednesday it has reached a deal with Mozambique to provide a new link to landlocked Zimbabwe.