When we think of computer networks, we think of routers and servers and fiber optic cables and laptops and smartphones -- we think of the internet. In actuality, though, the visible internet is just the tip of the iceberg.
Time Warner Cable of New York is spending $600 million in cash to buy DukeNet, a fiber optic network that is part-owned by Duke Energy, the company announced today. The Charlotte, NC-based DukeNet will help Time Warner improve its n... Read Post
A world in which networks stream feature-length Hulu movies to laptops and virtual worlds to PCs requires a whole lot of power to run the servers, routers, desktop computers and other gear that make it all possible. The electricity ... Read Post