Intel Unveils Entry Level SSD
When used with a hard disk drive, the X25-V solid state drive can boost a PC's performance by up to 43%, the company says.
Appistry Extends File Management In Private Cloud
Appistry is expanding its Cloud IQ platform, a basis for building a private cloud inside the enterprise, to include a file storage system. Cloud IQ Storage is aimed at extremely large storage loads-- up to a petabyte -- that would enable next generation, high scalable applications dealing with masses of data.
Google China Shutdown Almost Certain
Reports indicate that Google.cn could go dark in a matter of weeks, news that has brightened the financial prospects of Google's rivals in China.
China Warns Google To Obey Law
Promising consequences if Google flouts China's censorship laws, Chinese authorities also chide the U.S. for its human rights record.
Management Tools Will Be Cloud Glue
The year has started out with significant M&A activity from vendors looking to deliver the necessary components for cloud computing. They all come to market with their own technologies and solutions, but there's one offering that's a must-have.
Taser Cloud Manager Leads Experiment In Police Evidence
There's an experiment underway to see whether video recordings of police actions can be captured as they occur -- by an officer wearing a camera as an ear piece. Local police forces can't afford the system that captures the contents of the camera and stores them. But that's where the cloud can help.
Sony Sets Aggressive 3D TV Target
If the company hits its sales goals -- 2.5 million 3-D televisions and 67% more TVs overall -- its TV business will be profitable for the first time in seven years.
NASA Shifts Data Center Strategy
New guidance on cloud computing, energy efficiency, and data center consolidation puts the space agency's $1.5 billion data center plans on hold for now.
White House Backs Open311
The Open311 standard allows developers to link cities' online information and other services together and make them accessible to residents via Twitter, and Facebook.