Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Mar 2010 00:13 UTC
In the News Cisco Systems says it will make a major announcement on Tuesday, news that the technology giant says "will forever change the Internet". Shares of Cisco gained 3.65% to close at $26.13 Monday, hitting a new 52-week high of $26.36 intraday, as some analysts speculated that the tech giant is rolling out new gear to help wireless phone companies cope with rising video Web traffic. Cisco had sent out invitations to analysts and the media for a "significant announcement" that it says "will forever change the Internet and its impact on consumers, businesses and governments". Let the speculation begin!
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Let's get together
by chrisfriberg on Tue 9th Mar 2010 20:54 UTC
chrisfriberg
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2009-04-08

"The Cisco CRS-3 triples the capacity of its predecessor, the Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System, with up to 322 Terabits per second, which enables the entire printed collection of the Library of Congress to be downloaded in just over one second;"

Printed? Sounds painful.

"every man, woman and child in China to make a video call, simultaneously;"

As opposed to being surveiled?

"and every motion picture ever created to be streamed in less than four minutes."

Every motion picture? Even the ones I made in by basement?

The real question is, "can we all hold hands while using it?"

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