edsousa writes: In a press release, Nokia Siemens Networks tell us about a new data rate record of 57.9Tbps over a link length of ~74mi (119km) set on a commercially deployed multi-mode optical fiber by ModeGap consortium that includes NSN, University of Southampton, Eindhoven Techincal University and others. This represents a 6-fold increase when compared to available commercial systems. Rober Ritcher, head of optical R&D expects that by 2020, 100 times this capacity will be possible.
edsousa writes: "Microsoft just released 30000 pages of Windows API documentation. Other products are to follow. The press release is available here. Those documents before available only under a secretive non-disclosure agreement are now free of charge and publicly available.
The hell must be freezing.."