Virgin Media tests 8Gb/s broadband in Cambridgeshire trial.

Virgin Media is testing in Cambridgeshire, UK, an 8Gb/s cable service to a small subset of subscribers. (Currently, the trial supports eight households, but can  extend to 50 over time). Virgin Media uses the village of Papworth to support trails of new delivery methods. In 2014, Papworth hosted the 1Gb/s Virgin Media trial (Superfast broadband…

Company Database

CoherentLight references many companies across the various posts on the blog. Here you can find a quick list of those covered, and access information about them, and their stories with a click. A Agilent Alibaba Alcatel parent is Nokia Amazon AMD Angelhack Appdynamics Appformix Apple Aquantia Arctic Fibre Arista Arm Arqiva Arris Aruba merged with…

Whatever happened to Blackberry?

A few years ago, you couldn’t move in London on the Tube for businessmen checking and answering email on their Blackberry device. Now they have disappeared, being replaced by Apple and Samsung devices. There were rumours that they would be brought by Microsoft, but that never happened. So whatever happened to Blackberry ? The answer…

All change on the mobile front: LiMo becomes Tizen, Meego no more.

The LiMo and Linux Foundations have announced Tizen, a new operating platform for internet connected devices and phones. “LiMo Foundation views Tizen as a well-timed step change which unites major mobile Linux proponents within a renewed ecosystem with an open web vision of application development which will help device vendors to innovate through software and…