Alcatel-Lucent and Nextgen Group are driving more interest in what lies beyond 100G by completing a field trial of 400G on a live network link in Australia.
A group of theoretical physicists from U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University are investigating how stanene, a material that could be made from a single layer of tin atoms, can potentially increase the efficiency of computer chips.
West Virginia might have to return $2.5 million in broadband stimulus funds if competitive provider Citynet can't convince the NTIA to approve its middle mile fiber project. The project is also under fire from Frontier Communications and the Communications Workers of America.
Akamai is adding more power to its growing cloud and network security services portfolio by reaching a deal to acquire Prolexic, a cloud-based distributed denial of service mitigation provider, for about $370 million in cash.
DVRs are getting bigger. In the pay-TV arms race, storage capacity and the number of tuners viewers can simultaneously use to record programs escalated this year.
FilmOn X continued to blaze a unique legal path for itself and potentially its rival Aereo. The company was held in contempt of court and threatened with a $20,000 per-day fine for violating a judge's injunction against its service in October.
Yahoo has hired veteran TV journalist Katie Couric to anchor the company's online news efforts.
TiVo's set-top box software could be used to help the company's cable-operator partners offer new over-the-top services, TiVo CEO Tom Rogers told analysts Tuesday.
The addition of HBO Go gives a marketing and content boost to Google's $35 HDMI dongle just as the holiday shopping season ramps up.
Intel is reportedly asking $500 million for the technology behind its planned-but-never-launched over-the-top TV service called OnCue, according to a report in Bloomberg.