SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

Google has announced plans to build and operate FASTER, a high-speed internet Trans-Pacific cable system that will connect the US with Chikura and Shima in Japan. SingTel will also be involved in this project.

Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude their products

Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude their products

Contrary to earlier reports, both Symantec and Kaspersky have stepped out to issue statements that the sale of their products has not been banned completely from China.

Tips to improve online gaming performance

Tips to improve online gaming performance

Have you lost a gun fight because of lag? Or came close to killing your enemy's hero but missed out because your spell wouldn't cast? Fear not, here are some tips that hopefully can help improve your online gaming experience.

A newbie's guide to home networking

A newbie's guide to home networking

Wired or wireless connection? What is with all those different cables? How can I improve my Wi-Fi coverage? And how can I still use a wired connection if I haven't already wired up my home? All these questions and more will be answered in our newbie's guide to networking.

Fiber broadband: Know what you're signing up for

Fiber broadband: Know what you're signing up for

Price is important when signing up for a fiber broadband plan, but it's certainly not everything. In this article, we explore what else makes for a good Internet experience, from typical download speeds and symmetric plans, to traffic shaping and latency.

Preparing Your Home for Fiber Broadband

Preparing Your Home for Fiber Broadband

Superior bandwidth that enables richer online content not possible before, it makes little to no sense to not go for fiber broadband when your existing ADSL or cable broadband contract is up, or when you're wiring up your new home. Here's a quick primer on getting your premise ready.

CNNIC and IP Mirror to Launch Chinese Versions of Top-level Domains

CNNIC and IP Mirror to Launch Chinese Versions of Top-level Domains

Two new top level domain names that will cater specifically to the Chinese market are coming soon, and could represent a unique way to gain a niche in China's online community.

 Chinese Companies Shift Away from Foreign Mainframes

Chinese Companies Shift Away from Foreign Mainframes

Chinese companies are replacing products made by American companies IBM Corp, Oracle Corp and EMC Corp with homegrown brands, opening doors for domestic suppliers like Huawei, Inspur and Sugon Information Industry Co.

Facebook Takes Aim at CISCO with the Introduction of Wedge

Facebook Takes Aim at CISCO with the Introduction of Wedge

Facebook is trial testing an open source network switch code-named "Wedge" that might revolutionize the way we approach networking. More details within.

D-Link Launches New Wi-Fi Audio Extender

D-Link Launches New Wi-Fi Audio Extender

The portable D-Link Wi-Fi Audio Extender promises easy audio streaming from your smartphone or tablet to any sound system in your home and doubles up as a wireless signal extender.

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