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  • n. Alternative spelling of fibre optics.

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Examples

  • DC is apparently riddled with secret fiber-optics carrying national security stuff -- and it's maintained by a gang of Men In Black in black SUVs who will show up at a fiber break in minutes and send you and your backhoe to Gitmo if you're unlucky enough to break one of the unmarked conduits.

    Boing Boing

  • Last year CFIUS raised concerns over a planned joint venture between New Mexico fiber-optics company Emcore Corp. and China's Tangshan Caofeidian Investment Corp., prompting the companies to abandon the deal.

    Exchange Merger Clears U.S. Hurdle

  • Once you grow accustomed to high-speed, always on, digital networks, it's easy to assume that almost any type of experience can be translated through fiber-optics.

    Taliesin Gilkes-Bower: What if The DJ Were The NGO?

  • Verizon Communications Inc., which came closer to delivering advertised speeds and exceeded them with its fiber-optics service, started running ads tweaking its rival.

    Internet Providers Hit a Speed Trap

  • Mr. Patterson says consistent improvements in technologies such as fiber-optics, semiconductors and software-development tools have powered every boom cycle.

    Veteran Investor Defends Start-Up Boom

  • The LCD glass and fiber-optics maker said robust retail demand for LCD televisions, laptops and other computers has resulted in an improved outlook for the products for the rest of 2010.

    Corporate Watch

  • ALBUQUERQUE -- A gunman opened fire at a fiber-optics company Monday, killing two people and wounding four before turning the gun on himself.

    Three dead, four hurt in workplace shooting in New Mexico

  • They have also asked the Italian government to start the process allowing for the creation of a fiber-optics company with both operators and public bodies as investors.

    Italian Broadband Plan Unveiled

  • The LCD glass and fiber-optics maker said robust retail demand for LCD televisions, laptops and other computers has resulted in an improved outlook for the products for the rest of the year.

    Corning to Build LCD Plant in China

  • It also has a large presence in China where it operates fiber-optics plants.

    China

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