Research brings cloud costs back to earth
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Swinburne University of Technology are looking for ways to reduce the high cost of internet data storage and retrieval in cloud computing.
Takeoffs and landings cause more precipitation around major airports
Researchers have found that areas near commercial airports sometimes experience a small but measurable increase in rain and snow when aircraft take off and land under certain atmospheric conditions.
For water researchers, an atmosphere full of questions
A Gulfstream turboprop sits on the McClellan Airport runway under gray, gloomy skies. Kim Prather has waited two weeks for this day.
Dell to create 150 jobs in modest boost to Irish economy
US computer giant Dell plans to open "cloud computing" research and support centres in Ireland, creating 150 jobs for the heavily indebted country, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny announced on Tuesday.
Apple looks set to launch cloud-based music service
Just weeks after Amazon and Google unveiled their music offerings, Apple appears set to raise the bar.
Apple nears music deal with labels
Apple Inc. is close to securing deals with all four major recording companies on a music service that will allow users to stream songs stored on remote computer servers, presumably to an array of portable ...
Google notebooks challenge Microsoft
Notebook computers powered by Google software are heading to market in a direct assault on the Windows operating system at the heart of Microsoft's technology empire.
Legal challenges could hold back cloud computing
Want to store your digital songs, movies, TV shows, books and video games on a computer or mobile device? No problem. The real trick these days is pushing all that content onto the Internet so it can follow you from device ...
Amazon puts music in the 'cloud' (Update)
Beating Apple and Google to the punch, Amazon unveiled a service on Tuesday that allows users to store their digital music online and play it on a computer or an Android device.
Clear up confusion on computing cloud
If your head hasn't been lost up in the cirrus or cumulus, you've probably heard of cloud computing over the last few years.
HP looks to the 'cloud'
Hewlett-Packard plans to offer a complete range of cloud computing services, HP chief executive Leo Apotheker said Monday as he outlined his strategy for the US computer giant.
CeBIT: World's top tech fair opens under a cloud
The world's biggest IT fair opened Tuesday amid concerns over the security of its featured technology -- cloud computing -- after some 150,000 Google email accounts vanished into the ether. ...
World's biggest IT fair shoots for the clouds
The world's top high-tech fair opens Tuesday with the IT industry in bullish mood, preparing to wow visitors with head-spinning futuristic gadgets and the latest in 'cloud computing' technology.
CeBIT 2011: Administration in the cloud
The emerging field of cloud computing is an interesting one, and not just for businesses. The field of public administration benefits from the technology as well. Fraunhofer Institutes are developing solutions ...