Microsoft is exploring data centers powered by fuel cells
Bouncing signals off ceiling can rev up data centers
Google data center to rise in former power plant
Google on Wednesday announced it will convert a former coal-burning power plant in Alabama into a data center using renewable energy.
Renewable energy vital for Internet lifestyles: Greenpeace
A Greenpeace report released on Tuesday charged utilities with hampering efforts to use renewable energy to power data centers needed for services hosted in the cloud.
Researchers attach silicon photonic chips directly onto a processor package
The computing and telecommunications industries have ambitious plans for the future: Systems that will store information in the cloud, analyze enormous amounts of data, and think more like a brain than a ...
Hybrid memory device for superconducting computing
A team of NIST scientists has devised and demonstrated a novel nanoscale memory technology for superconducting computing that could hasten the advent of an urgently awaited, low-energy alternative to power-hungry conventional ...
'Green' data center option makes efficient use of server heat
Superconducting circuits, simplified
Computer chips with superconducting circuits—circuits with zero electrical resistance—would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today's chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power consumption ...
CloudFlare tackles lost SSL key risk with Keyless SSL
New system could reduce data-transmission delays across server farms by 99.6 percent
Big websites usually maintain their own "data centers," banks of tens or even hundreds of thousands of servers, all passing data back and forth to field users' requests. Like any big, decentralized network, data centers are ...
IBM to spend $3 bn aiming for computer chip breakthrough
IBM announced plans to pump $3 billion into an overhaul of computer chip technology to better meet modern demands of "Big Data" and computing pushed to the Internet "cloud."
Research could lead to dramatic energy savings at data farms
Washington State University has developed a wireless network on a computer chip that could reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 percent.