China's Huawei unveils chip for global big data market

Huawei Technologies Ltd. showed off a new processor chip for data centers and cloud computing Monday, expanding into new and growing markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk.

Facebook launches AI video-calling device 'Portal'

Facebook on Monday launched a range of AI-powered video-calling devices, a strategic revolution for the social network giant which is aiming for a slice of the smart speaker market that is currently dominated by Amazon and ...

Key internet connections and locations at risk from rising seas

Despite whimsical ads about computing "in the cloud," the internet lives on the ground. Data centers are built on land, and most of the physical elements of the internet – such as the cables that connect households to internet ...

World's densest, totally silent solid state drive

Fast disappearing from data centers are power-hungry spinning hard disk drives that hum, buzz, run warm (or even hot), require fans and expensive cooling systems, and can crash unexpectedly.

NASA analyzes tropical storm Wukong's strawberry-shape

Infrared satellite imagery provides temperature data, and when NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Wukong, the coldest cloud tops circling the center resembled a strawberry and leaf.

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