First light wave quantum teleportation achieved, opens door to ultra fast data transmission

Mark this day, folks, because the brainiacs have finally made a breakthrough in quantum teleportation: a team of scientists from Australia and Japan have successfully transferred a complex set of quantum data in light form.

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Wireless, but Leashed

Americans were liberated from AT&T last week.

The news that Apple was ending its exclusive relationship with AT&T and would begin selling the iPhone 4 on Verizon’s network in the United States was not a surprise, but the excitement was palpable nonetheless.

“Freedom!” bellowed Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” in a segment in which people . . . → Read More: Wireless, but Leashed

Skype crash blamed on Windows bug

Server overloads and a bug in Skype for Windows caused the two-day outage for the net phone firm

Details of what caused the service to be unusable for millions of users prior to Christmas have been posted on the firm’s blog.

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Hundreds of WikiLeaks Mirror Sites Appear

The battle lines between supporters of the whistle-blowing Web site WikiLeaks and its detractors began to form on Sunday, as supporters erected numerous copies of the site on the Internet and the United States put pressure on Switzerland not to offer a haven to the site’s founder, Julian Assange.

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Civic Cafe: Radio’s role highlighted

Community radio broadcasts content that is popular to or focuses on the needs of a specific audience, said Syed Abid Rizvi. The writer and former Station Director of Radio Pakistan  said this while delivering a lecture on community radio at Civic Café programme of the Strengthening Participatory Organisation (SPO) on Sunday.

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New broadband satellite offers hope to rural areas

Rural areas could get connection of up to 10mbps early next year thanks to Hylas, a new broadband satellite

By Matt Warman The Telegraph

High speed broadband connections could finally extend to remote rural areas thanks to the launch of a new satellite. The “Highly Adaptable Satellite” (Hylas) will launch this evening and offer up . . . → Read More: New broadband satellite offers hope to rural areas