News tagged with computer data

Governing geographically dispersed cloud data

IBM inventors have patented a technique that helps clients automatically analyze and manage the location where their public and private cloud data is stored, thereby enabling companies to comply with regulations governing ...

dateAug 11, 2014 in Software
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Expert wants to help nab Russian password thieves

The hackers are a tight knit group, 10 or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs. But in their down time, the cybercriminals have spent the past seven months gathering a hoard of personal data, stealing 1.2 billion ...

dateAug 06, 2014 in Security
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How to secure the cloud

For many of us, the primary reason we use "the cloud" is for storage—whether it's storing email through services like Gmail and Yahoo!, photos on Flickr, or personal documents on Dropbox. Many organizations like hospitals ...

dateAug 01, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Breakthrough elastic cloud-to cloud networking

Scientists from AT&T, IBM and Applied Communication Sciences (ACS) announced a proof-of-concept technology that reduces set up times for cloud-to-cloud connectivity from days to seconds. This advance is a major step forward ...

dateJul 30, 2014 in Software
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Researchers unveil experimental 36-core chip

The more cores—or processing units—a computer chip has, the bigger the problem of communication between cores becomes. For years, Li-Shiuan Peh, the Singapore Research Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer ...

dateJun 23, 2014 in Hardware
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