Business

Microsoft rides cloud to higher earnings

Microsoft on Tuesday said its profit in the recently ended quarter continued to soar as the pandemic boosted a trend toward business being taken care of in the internet cloud.

Hardware

Microsoft turns to holographic solutions for cloud storage

When people think of holograms, they may think of the small insignia on credit cards that appear to move as you rotate the card. Or they may think of recent rock concert spectacles featuring realistic 3-D performances by ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

A new approach to database management in solid-state drives

The ever-increasing workload of data centers calls for new ways to store and access data. Researchers from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, have developed a new approach to manage databases ...

Machine learning & AI

Google-NYT project forecast: Cloud-y with bursts of visual impact

A newspaper morgue cannot afford to be a place where valuable photos exuding barely told stories and teaching moments in history are dead and buried forever. A newspaper, after all, is a story-teller and The New York Times ...

Security

Shortened URLs may open a window on your life

It may be convenient to shrink a long, convoluted web address into just a few characters that will fit into a tweet, but the trend of using shortened URLs offers a new opportunity for hackers to invade your privacy, Cornell ...