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Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the broader financial services system is changing.<p>The fintech industry no longer stands clearly apart from financial services proper, and is increasingly growing embedded in mainstream …

ATMs

Canny Canadian PM schools snarky hack on quantum computing

<b>Video</b> The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has humiliated a Canadian journalist who assumed he was clueless about quantum computing.<p>Trudeau was …

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …

Brazilian police arrest Facebook's Latin America vice-president

Dzodan accused of ignoring judicial order in drug crime investigation Facebook says WhatsApp is separate entity and does not store information<p>In the latest clash between a US internet company and Brazilian law enforcement authorities, police in São Paulo have detained the regional vice-president of …

Privacy

Huge fireball explodes over Atlantic as meteor flies into Earth from space

A huge fireball crashed into the Atlantic this week, unleashing the same amount of energy as the first atomic bomb, and barely anyone noticed.<p>A …

Space

Bigger isn’t always better for private equity investments in Africa

Slowing economies, weak currencies, and falling commodity prices. The conditions aren’t great for investment in Africa. Indeed, in 2015 the value of private-equity deals on the continent fell by a whopping 70%, according to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (pdf).<p>But dig …

Private Equity

Bezos’s law signals it’s time to ditch the data center

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration/Steve Jurvetson<p>Wherever you stand on the debate over which cloud giant will reign supreme, it’s …

MTN Cote d'Ivoire Data Centre Case Study

eCentre™ Data Centre Case Study - Vodacom Mozambique

Datacenter Spending Steady As Cloud Shift Accelerates

Spending on datacenter operations remained steady during the second quarter of 2015 while 25 percent of those administrators responding to a survey …

Brazil-Angola undersea link gets datacenter

The supporting infrastructure will support the fiber optic cable project<p>A 3,000 square meter datacenter will be built in the northeast of Brazil to …

Brazil

Datacenter architecture

The Cisco Meraki datacenter architecture, the result of over six years of continued research and development, enables rich features at scale and provides high availability and security for networks of any size.<p>Massively scalable distributed architecture<p>Unlike monolithic systems which present single …

Intel earnings reveal weaker chip sales offset by a growing data center business

Intel’s profits fell 6 percent as the company’s PC business continued to struggle. But Intel’s revenues mildly exceeded its own expectations as the datacenter business continued to report strong results.<p>The one obvious black mark on the company’s third-quarter earnings were sales of its Atom …

The Billions in Data Center Spending behind Cloud Revenue Growth

The downside of having a thriving cloud services business is the enormous amount of money a company needs to spend on data center infrastructure to …

IaaS

Physicist Lawrence Krauss Explains How Everything Comes from Nothing

Last fall, we featured a talk by the hot-shot theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, "A Universe from Nothing," which answered some big enchilada …

Fledgling startups want to suck greenhouse gases right out of the atmosphere

1/3<p>Carbon Engineering Suck GHG from atmosphere<p>Carbon Engineering is one of a handful of startups eager to suck greenhouse gases right out of the …

Fossil Fuels

Using CFD and Engineering Simulation Analysis for Product Development in DataCenters

By: Bruce Long, Design Engineer, Upsite Technologies<p>Bruce has over 15 years of experience in the design and development of new products, from concept …

Schneider to Roll Out Open Compute Server Chassis, Enclosures

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – <b>Schneider Electric</b>, the French energy distribution and automation giant, is working on a server chassis based on <b>Facebook</b>’s …

Schneider Electric

A Periodic Table Surprise: The One Element In Stars That Isn't On Earth

When it comes to the elements in the periodic table found throughout the Universe, it’s only the first two that originated from the Big Bang: hydrogen and helium. Everything else was formed from stars, whether:<p>fused in their cores, from lighter elements into heavier ones,<br>• built in supernovae, where …

Universe

How to Get to Mars: NASA and India Face Big Tests at Red Planet

For two robotic spacecraft set to arrive at Mars over the next few days, the toughest task will be slowing down.<p>After streaking through space at …

Your camera takes great photos!

A phrase that photographers love to hear<p><i>I’ll say straight off the bat, I’m not a pro photographer — but I’m probably just about qualified to write</i> …

Y Combinator-Backed Checkr Automates Background Checks For The New, On-Demand Economy

The nature of employment is changing. Thanks to a growing number of platforms offering on-demand services in more places around the world, there’s now massive demand for workers to perform services and deliver goods to users. As those businesses have scaled up, that’s created a need for better …