Army of digital "air traffic controllers" makes clouds more efficient, scalable
IBM inventors have developed a method for managing how resources are used and work is done within a cloud by distributing control throughout the interconnected systems, reducing bottlenecks and increasing efficiency.
Cisco pushes into 'cloud' with $1 bn investment
Cisco Systems announced plans Monday to invest $1 billion to step up its cloud computing with several global partners.
Online storage service Box is courting Hollywood, music industry
Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the Oscars this year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers.
Support technology for cloud systems that automatically presents appropriate operational procedures
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that is has developed technology that supports the operations management of cloud systems by automatically generating the necessary procedure flows.
Drastic chemical change occurring in birth of planetary system: Has the solar system also experienced it?
A new star is formed by gravitational contraction of an interstellar molecular cloud consisting of gas and dust. In the course of this process, a gas disk (protoplanetary disk), whose size is on the order ...
Land bulge clue to aviation threat from volcanoes
Bulging in land that occurs before a volcano erupts points to how much ash will be spewed into the sky, providing a useful early warning for aviation, geologists in Iceland said on Sunday.
Mathematics for safer medicine
Natural sciences continuously produce larger and more complex data sets – using elaborate sensor technology or computer simulations. But can researchers be sure that the results of their computer simulations are reliable ...
Researchers use Hubble Telescope to reveal cloudy weather on alien world
Weather forecasters on exoplanet GJ 1214b would have an easy job. Today's forecast: cloudy. Tomorrow: overcast. Extended outlook: more clouds.
IBM sees five tech-powered changes in next five years
Technology stalwart IBM on Tuesday predicted classrooms getting to know students and doctors using DNA to customize care are among five big changes on the horizon.
NEC introduces the PaPeRo petit robot
Understanding clouds as a necessary ingredient in the search for life: The case study of the exoplanet Kepler-7b
An international team, with participation from the University of Bern, has produced the first map of clouds on an exoplanet using the Kepler Space Telescope. Studying the atmospheres of exoplanets is the path towards ultimately ...
Interstellar winds buffeting our solar system have shifted direction
Scientists, including University of New Hampshire astrophysicists involved in NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, have discovered that the particles streaming into the solar system from ...
The long and rich life of tropical clouds: Understanding environmental conditions that help tropical clouds flourish
Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory uncovered another clue as to how tropical clouds live long and prosper. Moisture from the middle layer of the atmosphere, both before and after the clouds ...
Milky Way gas cloud causes multiple images of distant quasar
For the first time, astronomers have seen the image of a distant quasar split into multiple images by the effects of a cloud of ionized gas in our own Milky Way Galaxy. Such events were predicted as early ...