IBM Chip to Let You Download an HD Movie in One Second

IBM trash-talks all those other chipsters with its latest breakthrough, an optical transceiver chipset that can accomplish the technological equivalent of cramming a basketball through a garden hose. The trick here is moving data through fiber optic cables at 160GB per second; that's eight times faster than today's… » 4/02/07 11:45am 4/02/07 11:45am