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Arista Launches Network-Wide Cloud Automation

Arista has launched EOS CloudVision, the company's first standalone software product, which allows network operators to aggregate all their Arista …

Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook

No matter what your skill level, finding the guitar tone that you hear in your head, and then recording it, is a never-ending search for most guitar …

The Dogs of War

Here is Marine Corporal Jose Armenta in his tent on the night before getting blown up in Afghanistan. He jokes with Mulrooney and Berry and the medic the guys have nicknamed “Christ.” He feeds and waters his dog, Zenit, a sable-coat German shepherd. He lets Buyes, who will be dead in three months, …

The Fermi Paradox

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a …

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FORTUNE — Last year’s revelations of the National Security Agency’s sweeping data collection programs were not particularly good for U.S. technology companies. Following the Edward Snowden leak, the Washington, D.C.-based think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation predicted that …

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Photographer Dennis Morris shares his memories of a close working relationship with the global superstar<p>British photographer Dennis Morris was a high …

Did Google just doom the lot of small-scale cloud providers?

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>About a year ago, I wrote a post comparing cloud computing providers to fast-food chains. I called Amazon(s amzn) Web …

How One Cloud Enterprise Startup Decided To Sell To Microsoft

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tomio Geron is head of content at startup</i> <i>Exitround</i><i>. This is part of a series of posts on the tech M&A market.</i><p>When Ursheet Parikh sold his company StorSimple in 2012 to Microsoft, it was one of the largest deals in the cloud infrastructure sector to date. But that wasn’t the only thing …

Trans-Am Champ: Tullius 1978 Jaguar XJ-S

This 1978 Jaguar XJ-S was specially built for that year’s Trans-Am season, a championship it would eventually go on to dominate outright with seven …

19 Places That Make Southeast Asia The Perfect Spot To Digital Detox

If the flocks of postgrad travelers in elephant print pants haven't told you already, Southeast Asia is having what we like to call "a moment."<p>And just because it definitely has its share of over-touristed sites, don't let the region fool you: there are some seriously stunning spots that are …

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

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RSA Cybercrime Statistics : November 2013

Source: RSA Anti-Fraud Command Center<p>Read more on http://www.slideshare.net/emcacademics/wwwemccom-collateral-fraudreportrsaonlinefraudreport1113

Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS) (Wiley CIO) 1st , Kindle Edition

<b>An expert guide to selecting the right cloud service model for your business</b><p>Cloud computing is all the rage, allowing for the delivery of computing …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

A Guide to a Successful Data Center Migration

Executives in any organization are facing tough decisions about their business' IT needs including growth, capacity and the ability to support the …

Cloud Infographic: Where's Your Data

Prevent Data Leaks In The Cloud More companies are turning to the cloud for storage. In fact, over 60 percent ...<p>Cloud Technology Marketplace Cloud …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

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2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge Winners

The Marvin Windows and Doors’ Architect’s Challenge winners have been announced and this year, there are some really beautiful winning modern houses. …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe<p>• See more 'made …

Rackspace VP: These are the 5 most important tools for IaaS

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Anna Gordon/GigaOM<p>Rackspace Vice President of Technology Nigel Beighton took the stage Thursday at Structure: Europe …

Visualize your Twitter followers in 3 fairly easy — and totally free — steps

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Twitter is a great service, but it’s not exactly easy for users without programming skills to access their account data, much …

How we made the Beethoven's 9th Symphony app

In the first of a new series, the digital brain behind this classical music app tells the story of its design, development and delivery<p>Beethoven's 9th Symphony is one of the greatest works of art. It is vast, complicated and instantly recognised by people around the world. It's Europe's unofficial …