Mark Zuckerberg has a faced his fair share of setbacks since he announced an ambitious plan to get the whole world on Facebook. The most notable of these setbacks occurred in last September when Facebook’s $200 million Internet satellite abruptly exploded aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Then, just a few months later, one of… Read more »
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Could The Arctic Become a Pillar of Broadband Connectivity?
The Arctic Circle probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of centers of innovation, but it may be poised to play an important role in the future development of a globally-connected Internet. Thanks to its geographic location and cold climate, a number of IT companies have expressed interest in setting… Read more »
Microsoft and Facebook to Lay Transatlantic Fiber Optic Line
The world’s biggest tech companies move a staggering amount of data across the Internet every day. Take Facebook, for example – a company whose 1.65 billion registered users are constantly chatting, uploading photos, and now even streaming live videos to people all across the globe. It takes some serious infrastructure to support that data, and… Read more »