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Deep thought on big data

CITIES create jobs, housing and data. From bus routes to shopping habits, large clusters of people produce huge trails of information about their …

Knight Foundation’s “civic tech” data visualization project reveals surge of startup activity

You might not have heard of “civic tech,” but chances are it has affected your community and its influence will only increase over time. According to …

IBM preparing to launch a Watson cloud service, lease out APIs to developers

Need a little help from a supercomputer? You just might get it: IBM is getting ready to release a more powerful version of its Watson supercomputer, and it'll be available for rent. According to the <i>PC World</i>, the company is working on a Watson-based cloud service that developers can use to build …

French court orders Google to delete racing exec’s sex video pics

In a troubling decision for free speech advocates, a Paris court has instructed Google(s goog) to scrub images that depict former Formula One chief, …

Intel launches an internet of things division that will rival its data center and software group

Intel (s intc) is joining other technology firms such as Cisco (s csco) and GE in carving out a special division to focus on the internet of things. …

Frickin’ lasers: Researchers achieve fastest data transfer in the US

University of Illinois scientists think they have found a much faster way to transfer in data centers after creating a laser-based device that can …

First helium-filled 6TB hard drive launched, just not for you

At first glance, an enterprise-class hard drive with unparalleled areal density sounds like a pretty dull affair, right? While the new Ultrastar He6 drive from Western Digital's HGST subsidiary does fit that nap-inducing description, it's also got a couple of exclusive honors to boast about. You …

Why the webscale world — and CERN — is stoked about helium-filled hard drives

Storage vendor HGST is now shipping 6-terabyte hard drive systems filled with helium, and the technology already has some very big fans. CERN is …

Ultrastar He6 Helium Filled Hard Disk Drives Offer 50 Percent More Capacity

Western Digital’s HGST subsidiary has this week announced that it is now shipping new internal hard drives which are filled with helium gas and …

Microsoft to buy Texas wind energy to power its San Antonio data center

Microsoft (s MSFT) is buying clean energy to help power a data center for the first time. On Monday morning the tech giant announced that it has …