hodet writes: "Toronto businessman Doug Cunningham hopes to lay 15,000 km of fibre optic cable from the eastern Arctic all the way to Asia, connecting remote areas of Canada's north to the rest of the world with high speed, modern telecommunications."
hodet writes: Interview with Bob Muglia on Windows Azure
From TFA: After two years of building Windows Azure, Server and Tools President Bob Muglia said yesterday that the cloud operating system is ready for business customers of all sizes to give it a try. At its annual Professional Developers Conference, Microsoft announced several new Azure features including the ability to move existing applications and virtual machines into Microsoft's hosted service.
hodet writes: From the TFA:.."D-Wave is pioneering a new high-performance computer that uses the laws of quantum mechanics. In theory, one can dramatically reduce the time and memory requirements for computation by harnessing and leveraging the mysterious properties around quantum physics."