Invention lets companies choose greener cloud options
IBM inventors have patented a technique that enables cloud computing data center operators to dynamically redistribute workloads to lower-powered or underutilized systems, thereby minimizing the environmental footprint and ...
Locking down the cloud
A software re-encryption system could allow users to pay for and run applications "in the cloud" without revealing their identity to the cloud host. The same approach would also allow the software providers to lock out malicious ...
Tiny laser gives big boost to high speed data transmission
(Phys.org) —High-speed communication just got a turbo boost, thanks to a new laser technology developed at the University of Illinois that transmits error-free data over fiber optic networks at a blazing ...
New computing model could lead to quicker advancements in medical research
With the promise of personalized and customized medicine, one extremely important tool for its success is the knowledge of a person's unique genetic profile.
Japan's NTT buys US cloud computing firms for $875 mn
NTT Communications said Monday it would pay a combined $875 million for two US-based cloud computing firms, marking the latest major overseas acquisition by a Japanese firm.
SAP co-CEO: Cloud computing growing strongly (Update)
Business software maker SAP's strong growth in cloud computing remains on track despite headwinds from a stronger euro, the co-CEO said Monday.
SAP profits up 23 percent as cloud computing grows
Business management software company SAP AG says net profit rose 23 percent in the third quarter as its cloud computing business grew rapidly and the company kept down costs by holding down hiring of new employees.
Harnessing the petabyte at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The petabyte—a quantity of digital information 12 orders of magnitude greater than the lowly kilobyte—looms large as a future standard for data. To glean knowledge from this deluge of data, a team of researchers at the ...
US tech sector feels pain from PRISM
Revelations about vast US data collection programs are starting to hit American tech companies, which are ramping up pressure for increased transparency to try to mitigate the damage.
A fluffy disk around a baby star
An international team of astronomers that are members of the Strategic Exploration of Exoplanets and Disks with Subaru Telescope (SEEDS) Project has used Subaru Telescope's High Contrast Instrument for the ...
Boosting productivity and inspiring innovation through the cloud
An EU-funded project that aims to demonstrate the importance of mobile cloud computing to EU business was presented recently at the Future Network and Mobile Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Through the launch ...
Inspector General audit finds problems with NASA's cloud computing efforts
Deutsche Boerse to launch cloud computing exchange
Deutsche Boerse, operator of the Frankfurt stock exchange, unveiled Tuesday plans to launch a new market place where companies, public sector bodies and research institutes can buy and sell excess cloud computing ...
Oracle's fiscal 4Q sales disappoint Wall St. again
Oracle is still having trouble closing enough business software deals to keep Wall Street happy. The quarterly results announced Thursday could escalate investors' fears about Oracle's ability to adapt to the changing demands ...