News tagged with computing power

When energy-saving becomes a game

(Phys.org) —A smartphone application bringing gaming dimensions to energy awareness has helped householders in Finland, Sweden and Italy reduce their electricity consumption by up to 19%.

dateMar 22, 2013 in Software
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IBM buys flash memory firm

IBM on Thursday announced a deal to buy a US firm specializing in high-performance solid state memory, which is fast replacing spinning disks used to store data in computer hard drives.

dateAug 16, 2012 in Business
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Workforce from the digital cloud

By means of cloud computing, enterprises can access scalable computing power and storage capacity. A people cloud, by contrast, supplies a scalable number of workers via the internet. It is used when non-automated tasks are ...

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Apple's Siri fuels boom in voice technology

Call it the "Siri effect." With Apple expected to unveil on Wednesday a new iPhone with added capabilities for Siri, its voice-activated digital assistant, industry experts say two factors are driving an explosion of voice-enabled ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Software
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Governing economic growth in the cloud

Gross domestic product (GDP) can be boosted by cloud computing, the system in which remote computers on the Internet are used to store, manage and process data rather than the users' local machines. A report to be published ...

dateNov 14, 2012 in Business
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