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Net Neutrality Silent Protest “Slows Down the Internet”

Upon surfing the web on Sept. 10th, chances are you will encounter an incessant spinning loading icon on some of your favorite websites. But before you call your internet service provider (ISP) to troubleshoot your connection, rest assured that the icon is part of a silent protest led by popular internet companies to preserve the current net neutrality

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Move Over Silicon Valley, Silicon Hills to Entice the Sharpest People in Tech This December

It’s been said that the internet has made the world smaller. But without the proper tribe to disseminate it, stagnant information can disappear into the ethers of cyberspace data, never again to be seen. Hence in the midst of our culture’s “information glut”, conferences more than ever function as an essential part of centralizing a community around relevant

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Fiber Optic Air-Cables to Create True Invisible Cloud Networks

It’s been nearly a hundred years since Alexander Graham Bell made his first phone call. And it’s been over a forty years since Martin Cooper, Father of the “cell phone” made the first handheld phone call to none other than his competitors at Bell Labs to announce that Motorola had beaten them at creating the first cell phone. But the air wars of engineers has opened

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Could Bell Lab Rescue Telephone Copper Lines?

Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Lab recently broke records when it successfully transferred 10 Gbps of data over 30 meters and 1 Gbps over 70 meters using traditional copper telephone lines.

The research lab’s XG-Fast technology easily competes with fiber optic services.

Telco companies find breakthroughs like this particularly appealing because the alternative allows them to sidestep the demand for fiber

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