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Facebook and Microsoft team up to lay a massive internet cable across the Atlantic!

Microsoft and Facebook have partnered up with Spanish company Telefonica in building a 4,000-mile cable connecting the US to Europe. The cable will enable data transfer speeds of 160Tbps and will be finished October 2017.   IN BRIEF Microsoft and Facebook have partnered up with Spanish company Telefonica in building a 4,000-mile cable connecting the US to Europe. The cable …

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How Microsoft Launched Windows 1.0 With This Crazy Advertisement 30 Years Ago

30 years ago today, Microsoft started writing a new chapter in the computing world with its first version of Windows. On November 20th, 1985, Windows 1.0 was launched as a successor to MS-DOS. This new OS laid the foundation of many Windows features like scroll-bars, icons, dialog boxes, drop-down menus – and apps like MS paint and Notepad. It wasn’t …

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