Tag Archives: data transfer

Forget Jio’s 4G, NASA Aims at 100G Now!

At a time when Jio and Airtel are struggling to gain market lead with their 4G arsenal, NASA is developing what it said 100 time more powerful high-speed internet of the sky. Known as the Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD), it enables NASA experiment with much higher data rates for connections between spacecraft and Earth, such as scientific data downlink ...

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Stanford University Scores Over Super-Fast Computers Working on Light, not Electricity

Light can replace electricity to transmit more data consuming less power and replacing wires, say Stanford University researchers. Developed by Stanford electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic tried to miniaturize the proven technology of the Internet, which moves data by beaming photons of light through fiber optic threads. In a Nature Photonics article whose lead author is Stanford graduate student Alexander Piggott, ...

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Xiaomi ‘Redmi 1S’ Phones Banned by IAF on Suspicion of Illegal Data Transfer to China

Indian Air Force has banned the use of Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi’s Redmi 1s budget phones among its rank and file, including their families over some confirmed reports that the user data is automatically sent home to servers in Beijing raising serious security and privacy concerns. Citing the interntional security firm’s advisory, a note issued by IAF said: “F-secure, a leading ...

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