Technology

New Cable Modem Technology Threatens DSL Providers

As G Fast chipsets give Internet Service Providers (ISPs) a low-cost investment option to boost broadband speeds for their internet subscribers, cable companies are remaining competitive with a new specification of DOCSIS 3.1 that will give them the opportunity to

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Google Self Driving Car

Ethernet to Increase Automobile Efficiency

Though skeptics resist the idea of the self-driving car, the car of the future will not disappoint thanks to the growing consensus among automakers to make Ethernet the standard connectivity solution for a car’s internal circuitry. Broadcom’s Senior Director of Product Marketing contends that “Carmakers have come to a collective conclusion” to embrace automotive

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Wi Gig

Samsung Vying To Win the 60 GHz WiFi Market

With 212 billion devices expected to connect wirelessly by 2020, the race for cellular networks that support faster wi-fi speeds continues.

The 802.11ac standard, approved this January, functions at 1.3 gigabits per second (Gbps) in laboratory environments- that’s three times the current bandwidth throughput than 802.11n APs. The 802.11ac also includes denser amplitude

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Gigabit Ethernet

The Road to Faster Gigabit Ethernet

The evolution of Ethernet has gone from a paltry 10 Mbit/s to 100Mbit/s with the introduction of Gigabit Ethernet back in 1999. Gigabit Ethernet however, has quickly gained popularity over Fast Ethernet, transporting Ethernet frames at 1,000 Mbit/s. According to a report from Cisco however, these speeds will not be fast enough to sustain the future demand for mobile traffic and

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Google science Fair Winners

Google’s Science Fair Gives Young Scientists a Platform To Change The World

Google’s Annual Science Fair though merely three years old, has been producing ambitious young scientists whose experiments are solving global problems. The grand prize for winning Google’s Science Fair, open to ages 13-18, includes a National

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Internet of Things

The Chaos That the Internet of Things Needs to Organize Before it Hits Mass Market

When novel technology receives its 15 seconds of glory, reactions can span from healthy pessimism to “I can’t wait for it to be the next decade to already begin!”—think Google’s self-driving car. The Internet of Things (IoT) is such a phenomenon. According to Gartner inc., the technology research and advisory

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Google’s Latest Under the Sea Venture Will Cost $300 Million

With the popularity of wireless access points, it’s easy to forget that the internet is anything but invisible. An estimated 300 fiber optic cables run across ocean sea beds to make transcontinental communication possible. Google and five other major Asian telecom companies are set to add yet another six-fiber cable to the network that will connect Japan

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Updating your Surveillance Video from Analog to IP

Many businesses are upgrading their analog surveillance systems to IP cameras. IP cameras provide a better resolution with higher pixel density in comparison to analog cameras which have been using the same technology invented since the 1950’s to supply their video source. IP cameras make it simple for expanding businesses to add additional cameras with

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