New design could make the internet 100 times as fast

A new network design could increase internet speeds by 100 times, by removing the need to convert optical signals to electrical ones.

8,000 petabytes of mobile data traffic expected by 2014

Mobile data traffic originating from PC (USB) modems and routers is expected to increase from 2,000 petabytes of data to a staggering 8,000 in 2014.