Friday, July 11, 2008

Don't care about nanowires? That's good.

[via DailyTech]

So UPenn researchers have discovered a good way of storing ternary digits.

Great news for Cisco, Juniper, et al. You may wonder why, and the answer is quite simple: TCAMs. Basically this could help speed up address mangling, e.g. for routing tables.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Facebook making money via Google

Does anyone else see a Google Custom Search box beneath the applications list?

Facebook could be raking in some serious money from that.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Surprise surprise

So it turns out that some people have been using the looming spectre of the 2010 Soccer World Cup to help talk up their projects.

Infraco - I'm talking about you!

It's not that surprising, really. What is interesting is the talk of SAT-3 (amusingly and unintentionally further abbreviated as at-3) being upgraded to 320 Gbps. This will at least help Telkom with some extra bandwidth - 120 Gbps was pretty paltry at introduction and now looks downright anemic. Does Telkom dominate the SAT-3 consortium so much that it can just force the upgrade?