Is Dubai the first stop on the Hyperloop?

Elon Musk’s farmed-out high-speed people and cargo mover brainchild, the Hyperloop, is no stranger to headlines and rumors. Recently, the word on the street has morphed into to news that the system might conduct its maiden voyage around the ports of Dubai.

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Webpass Buy Lets Google Fiber Extend Its Tentacles


Google Fiber, the high-speed Internet unit of Alphabet, has agreed to buy Webpass, a San Francisco-based broadband service provider that operates in five major metropolitan areas of the U.S., Webpass announced Wednesday. The deal will allow the combined companies to accelerate the growth of high-speed Internet across the U.S., said Webpass President Charles Barr. Webpass will remain focused on expanding Web access to residential and commercial buildings, mainly through point-to-point wireless infrastructure, he said.

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Hyperloop CEO: 'We're trying to make travel suck less'

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies CEO Dirk Ahlborn says that the high-speed system could make public transport systems across the world faster and more cost effective.

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Home Broadband Use Falls as Consumers Go Mobile


A recent Pew Research Center study found that adoption of traditional high-speed Internet in the U.S. has fallen to 67 percent, the lowest level since 2012. More consumers were using mobile phones, the study found. Thirteen percent of respondents said they were smartphone-only customers, compared with 8 percent in 2013. Fifteen percent of respondents said they have cut the cord on paid cable and satellite TV, largely because of the increased amount of streaming content available through other channels.

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Nvidia may tap bandwidth-doubling GDDR5X for next-generation hardware

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Could Nvidia adopt a new, high-speed type of GDDR5 to give its midrange Pascal cards a boost? It’s possible — but probably unlikely.

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Thunderbolt 3 spec announced with support for USB-C connector, transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps

The next generation of the high-speed Thunderbolt specification was announced on Tuesday, ditching the legacy Mini DisplayPort connector for the new smaller, reversible USB-C standard, and offering transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps with high-end cables.



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Beyond DDR4: The differences between Wide I/O, HBM, and Hybrid Memory Cube

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There are multiple high-speed memory interfaces coming in the future to every aspect of the computing market. Here, we break down the new standards for each segment, their differences, and their respective strengths.

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Qualcomm eyes future full of connected cars and smart routers

Cars enabled with high-speed 4G network connectivity are set to play a big part in the auto industry’s future, according to Cristiano Amon, executive vice president of chipmaker Qualcomm.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/18/qualcomm-eyes-future-full-connected-cars-and-smart-routers/

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Superfast Internet makes a Kansas City neighborhood a hot spot for startups

Innovators attracted by a high-speed connection are flocking to a startup village in Kansas City, turning this Midwestern city into a tech hub.

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The Ultra High-Speed Internet Race Is On


Want to watch a new tech race? Keep your eyes on the new 1 Gbps ultra high-speed Internet race. Over the next few years, this will continue to grow and become one of the hottest races around. So who will the leaders be? Today, entrants like Google, AT&T, C Spire and CenturyLink already have started their race for the gold. First, it’s important to understand this race, so let’s pull back the camera. We can see that this race actually has been running for quite a long while. It is not new.

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