Adam Arase

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What’s inside Sony’s PlayStation 4: Upgradeable hard drive, 8GB fast memory, internal power

<i>Corrected 10:30 a.m. Pacific</i><p>This might be a first: Instead of waiting for gadget butchers* like iFixit to post their own disassembly videos, Sony, (working with <i>Wired</i>) has published its own teardown of its upcoming PlayStation 4 — before the new console even hits the streets. Check out the …

ISPs warm to IPv6, but old-era Internet plumbing persists

The next-generation Internet technology is catching on among ISPs and their customers, but efforts to squeeze more life out of IPv4 persist, a survey finds.<p>Internet service providers are gradually warming to IPv6, the technology for a vastly more capacious Internet, but there are also signs of a …

Cloud Computing

The Year 2023: A Day-Old Startup Sells for $1bn

When my parents were my age they primarily dealt with huge and old companies. The mail, newspapers, banks and insurance companies were all giants and usually 100-year-old companies.<p>The companies that are important in my life are also giants, but they are much younger. Google just celebrated its …

Forget organizing the world’s information, this company wants to make sense of it

How do you make a machine write like a human? Narrative Science, an artificial-intelligence company that can computer-produce analytical reports, has one answer. Imagine an organization has just hired a new writer. Her boss discusses the topic of coverage with her and passes along a style guide. …

Artificial Intelligence

Forget Terabit networks; new multicore fibers could signal the Petabit age

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Some interesting experiments in fiber optics could dramatically improve the data rates of our backbone internet networks. …

The NSA's Hugely Expensive Utah Data Center Has Major Electrical Problems And Basically Isn't Working

Well, this is good news for those with privacy concerns about the NSA and terrible news for those concerned about government spending. The National Security Agency’s new billion-dollar-plus data center in Bluffdale, Utah was supposed to go online in September, but the Wall Street Journal’s Siobhan …

The 2020 network: How our communications infrastructure will evolve

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Ericsson<p>Let’s start with two basic questions: In the year 2020, what will the network look like? What are the …

U.S. cable company turns to a three-year-old startup to solve its Netflix problems

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: ollyy<p>Mediacom, the eight largest cable company in the U.S. has signed a deal to establish what are basically edge …

The hidden power of typeface from design legend Erik Spiekermann

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Font & typography legend Erik Spiekermann is one of our favorite people. The award-winning German designer has created …

PC or TV? No Need to Keep Asking.

Another entry from the “convergence isn’t coming, it’s here” file: Americans have stopped viewing their televisions and their computers as equally …

Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal, hacker-helmed identity-theft service called SSNDOB -- as in Social Security Number and date of birth -- compromises servers at several major US data brokers, according to a report.<p>An illegal service that sells personal data "on any U.S. resident" -- which can then be used for identity …

Identity Theft

Weather Gone Wild

Rains that are almost biblical, heat waves that don’t end, tornadoes that strike in savage swarms—there’s been a change in the weather lately. What's going on?<p><b>The weekend forecast</b> for Nashville, Tennessee, called for two to four inches of rain. But by the afternoon of Saturday, May 1, 2010, parts …

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

The air is turning crisp and pumpkins are popping up on the shelves. This can only mean one thing: it's time for a road trip. Here are the 13 best …