Microsoft unveils fitness gadget, health tracking

Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pay for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.

Cloud computing: The good, the bad, and the ugly

A survey of 31 Cloud computing contracts from 27 different providers has found that many include clauses that could have a significant impact, often negative, on the rights and interests of customers.

How can we protect our information in the era of cloud computing?

Private information would be much more secure if individuals moved away from cloud-based storage towards peer-to-peer systems, where data is stored in a variety of ways and across a variety of sites, argues a University of ...

Massive energy cost hidden in wireless cloud boom

(Phys.org) —Insatiable demand for popular online applications on the go has created a sustainability time bomb for cloud services, according to Australian research published this week.

NASA sees 'hot towers' in intensifying Typhoon Bopha

Bopha intensified into a typhoon today, Nov. 30, as it continues to affect the islands in Micronesia in the western North Pacific Ocean. NASA's TRMM satellite captured rainfall data of Bopha and noticed "Hot Tower" thunderstorms ...

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