Inside the Giant Data Center Hidden In the Middle of Manhattan

Between 1928 and 1932, two Art Deco skyscrapers were built in Lower Manhattan to house the telecommunications infrastructure for Western Union and AT&T. Almost 100 years later, the towers are still fulfilling their original intentions as data centers for Telx, an internet services company. » 6/27/14 3:00am 6/27/14 3:00am

AT&T Predicts Future Technologies in 1993, Doesn't Deliver Them

Global positioning systems, video conferencing, tollbooth transponders, voice-activated key locks, a crazy notebook fax machine, and the wrist phone: all these and more were predicted by AT&T in a 1993 ad campaign that confidently asserted "You Will"—as in you will buy our products. (Isn't it just like a former… » 6/03/08 1:30pm 6/03/08 1:30pm