Massive stars – those at least 8 times the mass of our Sun – present an intriguing mystery: how do they grow so large when the vast majority of stars in the Milky Way are considerably smaller?
Dell’s Wyse Cloud Connect is an Android PC-on-a-stick that can be plugged into a TV or monitor, transforming it into a thin client device. Meaning, users can login to a remote server to run Windows or other enterprise software.
Cloud computing - outsourcing computational tasks over the Internet - could give home-computer users unprecedented processing power and let small companies launch sophisticated Web services without building massive server farms.
Information technology managers take note: The cloud can be your friend. U.S. government researchers built a model to test the energy cost of running common business applications using centralized data centers instead of local systems.
The advent and rapid proliferation of cloud computing has revolutionized the way we store, process and manage data, but it comes at an environmental cost that’s not always obvious.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Washington DC based Friends of Privacy have hit out at the ease with which US authorities can access data in the cloud, and elsewhere.
Senior Nintendo executives remain (understandably) skeptical over the future of the cloud for console gaming.
Norhtec has introduced a $90 cloud-centric mini-PC powered by an Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processor.
Netflix is blaming the Christmas Eve failure of its streaming service on Amazon Web Services, which appears to have suffered problems with its data centers.
AMD has confirmed that it will be designing 64-bit ARM-powered chips in addition to x86 processors for multiple markets - starting with cloud and data center servers.
The Pirate Bay has set sail for the cloud, where the site is now serving its file hungry BitTorrent users from several providers scattered around the world.
Nvidia exec Phil Eisler says the next generation of consoles may very well be the last, as he believes cloud-based gaming is poised to supplant traditional console systems.
In an effort to better compete against its rivals, Box has upgraded the speed at which users can upload content to the cloud.
Apple has rolled out its new iTunes app for both the Mac and PC.
Forget about Yahoo, Hotmail and Gmail - Redmond wants to be a real email contender with Outlook.com.
Get ready to synchronize your SMS messages in the cloud with MySMS, which just rolled out of beta status early this morning.
Barnes & Noble has rolled out Nook for the Web, a free cloud-based service that allows customers to access their e-books on any PC or Mac browser.
Microsoft's unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, which it's redesigned to make the most of touch screens, social networking and the cloud.
Google, partnering with Onix Networks, has won a major contract from the Department of the Interior, after threatening to sue the agency for bias.
Mountain View has finally take the wraps off its long awaited Google Cloud-based Drive, which can be used to create, share, collaborate and store data.