Intel and Apple are betting on Light Peak, a 10 GB/s fiber optic I/O system. But glass is a lousy conductor and it's handy if the I/O bus can carry power too. A newly published Apple patent shows their thinking.
Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, a storage research and consulting firm he founded in 2005. Based in Sedona, Arizona, TechnoQWAN focuses on emerging technologies, products, companies and markets. Robin has over 35 years expe…rience in the IT industry and earned degrees from Yale and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.