Internet

Researcher studies power consumption of cloud infrastructures

In his doctoral dissertation at Umeå University, Jakub Krzywda has developed models and algorithms to control tradeoffs between the power consumption of cloud infrastructures and performance of hosted applications to enable ...

Energy & Green Tech

Facebook invests in renewables with Texas solar project

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant's first direct investment in renewable energy.

Consumer & Gadgets

Microsoft gives glimpse of new Xbox console

Microsoft on Sunday gave the world a first glimpse of a powerful next-generation Xbox gaming console that it aims to release late next year.

Security

Security team discussed weakness in bare-metal services

Back door open. Never a good sign in a computer security environment. Researchers poking around are sure to call out their discoveries in an instance such as the recent one, where cloud servers looked as if they could be ...

Hardware

A happy blue year for quantum computers: IBM unveils Q System One

At CES 2019, the Tuesday keynote by IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, walked attendees through the IBM lens of core areas of computing: and one of the four was quantum computing—which comes as no surprise for those who have been following ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

How a machine could mark the turning point for DNA data storage

Guzzling, devouring, the words fail to reflect the enormity of it all. Data storage eats up cities' worth of power. Back in March, 3M ran a presentation about data, reminding us there was not going to be anything like a slowing ...

Energy & Green Tech

DeepMind sees promising AI results for data center cooling system

Back in March, 3M ran a presentation about data, reminding us there was not going to be anything like a slowing down of data, and then posed the question, ok, so how do we swallow that and at the same time envision a sustainable ...

Computer Sciences

ShareBackup could keep data in the fast lane

Anyone who has ever cursed a computer network as it slowed to a crawl will appreciate the remedy offered by scientists at Rice University.

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