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Tech startup Arx Pax introduces hoverboard prototype - SFGate

2014-10-21
SFGateTech startup Arx Pax introduces hoverboard prototypeSFGateThe copper is a nonferrous material that acts as a conductive surface. Henderson said the Hendo has four engines that create magnetic fields, which in turn react to the conductive surface to create a secondary magnetic field. Each field repels the ...Hoverboard? Still in the FutureNew York TimesFor $10000, you can have the world's first hoverboard – and invest in ...ExtremeTechThis Flying Hoverboard Really Works. Here's Video to Prove It.Re/codeThe Verge -Forbes -The Guardianall 274 news articles »

Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost - CNET

2014-10-21
CNETLowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boostCNETAnd when Google decided it wanted to accelerate the arrival of this high-tech future, it picked an even faster fiber-optic lines for 1Gbps today. That's all given a bad rap to DSL, which uses the phone systems' twisted pairs of copper wires that are ...New chips will “power the gigabit era of DSL,” Broadcom claimsArs TechnicaBroadcom Powers the Gigabit Era of DSLCNNMoney1 gigabit speeds on DSL possible by 2016DigitalJournal.comall 24 news articles »

Texas Instruments announces 22B copper wire bond technology units shipped - ElectroIQ (blog)

2014-10-14
Texas Instruments announces 22B copper wire bond technology units shippedElectroIQ (blog)Texas Instruments today announced it has shipped more than 22 billion units of copper wire bonding technology from its internal assembly sites and is now in production for major high reliability applications including automotive and industrial. The ...TI demonstrates leadership in copper wire bonding technology with more than ...Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)all 3 news articles »

Aerojet Successfully Tests Thrust Chamber Assembly Using Copper Alloy ... - Space Fellowship

2014-10-17
Aerojet Successfully Tests Thrust Chamber Assembly Using Copper Alloy ...Space FellowshipSACRAMENTO, Calif. — NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on an advanced rocket engine Thrust Chamber Assembly (TCA) using copper alloy additive manufacturing technology.and more »

Could ultrafast broadband over copper speed the rollout of gigabit internet? - TechRepublic (blog)

2014-09-26
Telecoms.comCould ultrafast broadband over copper speed the rollout of gigabit internet?TechRepublic (blog)FTTdp falls somewhere between FTTC and FTTP, requiring the fibre to be laid closer to the premises than under FTTC, as FTTdp needs a shorter copper link, but delivering speeds approaching FTTP. G.FAST technology uses much higher frequencies than ...BT touts copper-boosting 1Gbps G.Fast broadband technologyV3.co.ukBT testing 800Mbps broadband over fiber to the curb, copper to the homeArs TechnicaBT claims G.fast 1Gbps via fibre-copper mixTelecoms.comPC Pro -TechWeekEurope UK -HEXUSall 37 news articles »

G.fast comes closer – a boost for the NBN and copper - iTWire (press release)

2014-10-21
RCR Wireless NewsG.fast comes closer – a boost for the NBN and copperiTWire (press release)This year's Broadband World Forum 2014 currently being held in Amsterdam features an 'Interoperability Pavilion' highlighting G.fast, the technology that Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been touting as a way to get fibre-like speeds over ...G.fast ONT available early next year says Alcatel-LucentLightWave OnlineAlcatel-Lucent's new G.fast solution to help operators provide more ...Broadway Worldall 32 news articles »

Will G.fast 'Un-obsolete' Copper in Telco Networks? - IT Business Edge (blog)

2014-10-23
Will G.fast 'Un-obsolete' Copper in Telco Networks?IT Business Edge (blog)That's enticing, but it won't be available to end users for a while, according to CNET. From a higher perspective, G.fast should be seen as the latest iteration of a long-term and systematic attempt to save the huge base of copper that exists around ...and more »

Time to turn telecom copper into mobile gold, says Genesis - Telecoms.com

2014-10-23
Telecoms.comTime to turn telecom copper into mobile gold, says GenesisTelecoms.comBroadband solution specialist Genesis Technical Systems claimed copper holds unrealised potential for both fixed and mobile operators, saying it is “time to tap into technologies that turn copper into mobile gold.” The Canadian firm claimed the ...