Google scales network capacity
It is all done with magic mirrors you know
Google has scaled its network capacity from over one petabit per second to beyond six petabits per second mostly thanks to a technique which involves bouncing optical signals off mirrors to redirect traffic.
MIT searches for cause of network jitters
Key algorithms to control "congestion" delays are "deeply unfair
A new study finds that many key algorithms designed to control "congestion" delays on computer networks "are prove deeply unfair, letting some users hog all the bandwidth while others get essentially nothing."
Cisco comes up with network predictive technology
Your router is going to meet a tall dark stranger with a Russian accent
Cisco has released technology that it says can predict issues on enterprise networks before they happen to help prevent problems and increase reliability.
British bloke gets broadband using wet string
Who needs Cat 5 ?
A UK ISP techie has managed to set up broadband cables using just wet string.
Swedish Ericsson returns to networks
New business is borked
Swedish outfit Ericsson has given up on getting more clients beyond the telecoms industry to refocus on selling networks to mobile phone companies.
Orange sued over fibre optic network coverage
Rival wanted a bigger share
French telecom operator Orange has revealed that the rival roast beef-eating telecom group SFR was suing it.
Cloudflare is protecting hate sites
Investigative hacks find pirates are not the only ones protected
Cloudflare is one of the most popular web platforms for hate sites, according to a site dedicated to investigative journalism.
Netgear gives users 130TB of storage
A lot of VR content to be stored
Netgear is equipping users for next generation storage demands. Faster than ever before, and providing users with the with five levels of unrivaled data protection, 10 Gigabit copper Ethernet (10GbE) network interface on selected models, and expandable storage capacity.
Quanta vies for least secure router title
Has 20 flaws
Quanta appears to be hoping to win the title for creating the world’s least secure routers.
Apple networking genii blacklist router ports
You get what you pay for
The Fruity cargo cult Apple’s legendary skill at networking hit another milestone today after a software update killed Mac’s Ethernet port.