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Embrace the light! Researchers built all-optical device for faster broadband

gigaom.com
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have built an all-optical device that is able to flip a switch. The technology might strike many as esoteric, but getting light to change state (from on to off) based only on a signal from another light is a big deal that could pave...
Embrace the light! Researchers built all-optical device for faster broadband
Media Streaming Challenges App Store Downloads for Leading Share of iTunes Store Traffic

Hello terabit age! This fiber is fat, fast and programmable.

gigaom.com
You know what the Internet is going to need? More bandwidth. Because, really, when it comes to capacity on those long-haul cables under the sea or surrounding cities, there’s always a need for more bits per second. This is why Ciena’s announcement of a chip that can deliver 17.6 terabits...
Hello terabit age! This fiber is fat, fast and programmable.

That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

gigaom.com
YouTube is now responsible for 17.1 percent of all residential fixed-line downstream traffic in North America, according to Sandvine’s latest global internet phenomena report. The traffic management specialist’s report for the first half of 2013 still lists Netflix as the most popular bandwidth consumption pastime — 32.3 percent of all...
That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

Alcatel-Lucent hopes shift to IP networking and ultra broadband will lead to profit by 2015

www.pcworld.com
Alcatel-Lucent will refocus on IP networking and ultra-broadband access in mobile and fixed-line networks as it seeks to return to profitability by 2015.Announcing the company's "Shift Plan" in Paris on Wednesday, CEO Michel Combes said the company now recognized that the markets for core networking equipment and access networks...
Alcatel-Lucent hopes shift to IP networking and ultra broadband will lead to profit by 2015

Ribbit Capital Raises $100 Million With the Goal of Modernizing Money

allthingsd.com
Ribbit Capital is a new Silicon Valley fund focused on making investments in anything to do with money — from lending to tax preparation to mobile payments. The Palo Alto, Calif., company is officially announcing a $100 million fund today. It will target the financial services sector, which has seen a...
Ribbit Capital Raises $100 Million With the Goal of Modernizing Money

Ericsson Increases Uplink Capacity for HSPA

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Ericsson can increase upload capacity by a factor of three in HSPA (High-Speed Packet Access) networks, thanks to the use of more antennas and proprietary......
Ericsson Increases Uplink Capacity for HSPA
Ribbit Capital lands $100M fund for finance-focused startups
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