News tagged with server computer

IBM to invest $1b in Linux, open-source

IBM said Tuesday it would invest $1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for its servers in a bid to boost efficiency for big data and cloud computing.

Sep 17, 2013
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Man gets 3 years for hacking police websites

A 22-year-old Ohio man linked to the hacker collective Anonymous was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for breaking into police-agency websites across the country.

Sep 12, 2013
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Instagram, other sites go down

Amazon's unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.

Aug 26, 2013
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Crops watering by phone

Thanks to a new app, smart phones could help monitor irrigation water use according to need. This could ensure that food is available on our table is the produced in a sustainable way.

Jul 16, 2013
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Hip-hip-Hadoop: Data mining for science

The model of distributed calculations, where a problem is broken down into distinct parts that can be solved individually on a computer and then recombined, has been around for decades. Divide-and-conquer ...

May 28, 2013
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US singles out Ukraine as key piracy center

The United States singled out Ukraine on Wednesday as a major center of intellectual property theft, saying that the government itself has been behind the growth in piracy in the country.

May 01, 2013
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Facebook buys mobile app builder Parse

Facebook said it was buying a startup specializing in powering mobile applications as part of its drive to make the social network friendlier to smartphones and tablet computers.

Apr 26, 2013
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