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.
Competition among cable and Internet providers is pushing into a new phase with the rollout of fiber networks. The technology, which uses fiber optic cables to deliver faster access to television and Internet, is relatively new to C... 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