Amazon seeking 120,000 seasonal workers

Amazon said its seasonal worker recruitment goal for 2016 represents a 20 percent jump from 2015. Image Credit: Flickr/simone_brunozzi US online giant Amazon on Thursday announced that it plans to hire 120,000 seasonal workers to help handle an expected crush … Continue reading

Optical fiber transmits one terabit per second

TUM researchers (l-r) Fabian Steiner, Georg Böcherer, and Patrick Schulte with the statue of Claude Shannon, father of information theory.Credit: Denise Panyik-Dale/Alcatel-Lucent Nokia Bell Labs, Deutsche Telekom T-Labs and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have achieved unprecedented transmission capacity … Continue reading