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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in June 2013
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CERN's Hadron Collider Research Fueled By OpenStack
News  |  6/30/2013  | 
CERN works with Rackspace to upgrade cloud infrastructure to OpenStack Grizzly in time for reactivation of its Hadron Collider, being used to pursue Higgs Boson particle.
NASA's Next 5 Missions, Explored
Slideshows  |  6/28/2013  | 
From a spacecraft that captures asteroids to a telescope that reveals details of the universe, NASA's upcoming missions will break ground in space science and technology.
10 Great Gadgets From The Future
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
They're highly anticipated, heavily hyped and possibly wonderful, at least until the reviews arrive.
Wi-Fi That Sees Through Walls
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
MIT researchers have found a way to track motion, even through walls, using Wi-Fi signals.
Google Tweaks Android, iOS Apps
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
Google has updated a number of its mobile apps recently. We break down some of the biggest changes.
Google Unveils Plans For London HQ
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
Plans for the facility, located adjacent to King's Cross railway station, include a roof garden and space for an interior campus.
Britain Wants Courts Digitized By 2016
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
Government commits £160 million to replacing paperwork bottlenecks in British courtrooms with Wi-Fi, screens and video.
Verizon Details 4G Network Plans
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
With its LTE 4G network offering almost complete coverage, Verizon looks to future technologies.
20 People Who Changed Tech: Steve Jobs
Commentary  |  6/28/2013  | 
Apple co-founder, more artist than engineer, blew up the status quo in multiple industries.
How To Hack Facebook In 60 Seconds
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
Facebook rewards U.K. researcher with $20,000 for discovering a mobile device confirmation bug that could be used to take control of any Facebook account.
Google Works On Android-Based Gaming Console
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
Google plans Android-based devices such as a gaming console, smartwatch and a revised Nexus Q.
HP To Build Navy's $3.45 Billion Next Gen Network
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
HP wins long-awaited deal to replace Navy Marine Corps Intranet.
BlackBerry Ships Just 2.7 Million BB10 Phones
News  |  6/28/2013  | 
BlackBerry's quarterly results show that sales of the company's BB10 platform and new smartphones aren't as strong as hoped.
Good Employee, Selfish Employee
Commentary  |  6/27/2013  | 
Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting your company or organization.
U.K. Startup Offers Neural Net-Based Fashion System
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
Cortexica's Find Similar for Fashion analyzes images to help consumers find clothing and accessories with similar characteristics.
Older Android Devices At Risk As Carriers Delay Upgrades
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
Latest version of Android OS rebuffs most malware, says study, but carriers continue to drag their feet on providing upgrades and patches.
CEO Innovation Talk Is Cheap
Commentary  |  6/27/2013  | 
When your CEO praises the company's readiness for digital disruption, don't believe him until he helps break down the walls that stifle innovation.
Social Media Improves Chronic Disease Care
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
Online health communities that include providers as well as patients can improve patient engagement and offer other benefits to both groups, says study.
Facebook Offers Gay Pride Emoticon
Commentary  |  6/27/2013  | 
Facebook's new rainbow emoticon reflects support of Supreme Court's decision on marriage equality.
Why U.S. Must Invest In Internet-Connected Infrastructure
Commentary  |  6/27/2013  | 
A hybrid infrastructure that combines physical foundations such as roads, buildings and the power grid with the Internet and sensor networks will pay off for the U.S.
Apple Dealt Setback In Samsung Lawsuit
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
Judge says Apple can't add the Galaxy S4 to its existing patent suit against foe Samsung.
Software Flaw Threatens LG Android Smartphones
News  |  6/26/2013  | 
Android devices at risk over vulnerability in backup software that can be exploited to provide root access to LG smartphones.
Adware Sneaks Onto Android Smartphones
News  |  6/26/2013  | 
More than 1 million Android smartphone users unknowingly downloaded adware in the last year, says Lookout study.
3 Reasons Voice Will Finally Come To The Web
Commentary  |  6/26/2013  | 
Siri is teaching us to talk to and not just type on our devices. But will we be comfortable recording all our conversations to make voice a searchable app?
Nokia Brings Augmented Reality To Job Search
News  |  6/26/2013  | 
Nokia's JobLens app for the Lumia smartphone helps job seekers "see" the open jobs available around them.
Mobile Ads Drain Battery Power
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Ads consume 23% of the energy used by ad-supported Windows Phone apps, says study.
Microsoft Build: 3 Windows 8 Questions To Answer
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Microsoft has a chance to regain control of the Windows 8 narrative at Build conference. But can the company execute where it has stumbled before?
Mozilla Firefox Opens Door To New Web Apps
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
With support for WebRTC and Asm.js, Firefox 22 offers developers the framework to create compelling new Web applications.
Navy Fires Head Of Naval Enterprise Networks
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Dismissal comes days before planned announcement for Next Generation Enterprise Network contract award.
iOS 7 Beta 2 Lands On iPad
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Apple has released a second beta version of iOS 7, making the OS available to the iPad and iPad Mini for the first time.
Vodafone Confirms Kabel Deutschland Acquisition
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Germany's largest cable operator will help Vodafone expand from its core cellphone business to establish a "quad-play" future.
Sony Enters Phablet Fray, Debuts New SmartWatch
News  |  6/25/2013  | 
Sony jumped feet first into the phablet market with the Xperia Z Ultra. It also announced a second-generation SmartWatch.
Google Auto-Designed Ads Available To Merchants
News  |  6/24/2013  | 
Through "dynamic remarketing" -- creating targeted ads based on customers' browsing activities -- Google says it can help merchants sell more.
Microsoft Reorg Rumors Heat Up
News  |  6/24/2013  | 
With Windows 8.1 just a few days away, rumors of an impending company shakeup have gained momentum.
Samsung Offers New Android Tablets
News  |  6/24/2013  | 
Samsung has 3 tablets on deck for the U.S. market, including models with 10.1-, 8-, and 7-inch screens.
Facebook To Debut Flipboard-Like Reader For Mobile
News  |  6/24/2013  | 
Facebook wants users to spend more time with the service and hopes that a mobile news-reading service will do the trick.
Samsung Unleashes New Mobile Devices: Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  6/21/2013  | 
From a waterproof smartphone to a hybrid Windows/Android tablet, there's something for everyone in Samsung's new array of products. Here's a sneak peek at what's to come.
White House Eyes Spectrum Sharing With Private Sector
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
Federal agencies may have to share wireless spectrum with private sector once standards are set.
6 Ways To Make Promoted Tweets Pay Off
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
Twitter tells small and midsize businesses (SMBs) #LetsDoBusiness. Is it worth paying to play on the popular social site?
Microsoft Build: 7 Things To Expect
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
From Windows 8.1 developments to a possible Surface Mini, next week's Microsoft Build conference promises fireworks.
Samsung's Windows-Android Tablets Have Edge
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
New Samsung Ativ Q tablet's Android compatibility is an advantage compared to similar convertibles from the likes of Lenovo or Acer.
FAA Reconsiders Gadget Rules On Airplanes
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
FAA prepares to relax the rules about electronic device use on planes. But don't expect to be able to make phone calls.
Oracle Makes Big Promises After Weak Earnings
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
Oracle's fourth-quarter financial results showed little growth, but CEO Larry Ellison talks up cloud gains and plans to beat SAP Hana with an in-memory database upgrade.
Samsung's New Galaxy Smartphones, Unusual Tablets
News  |  6/21/2013  | 
Samsung unveils hybrid tablet that runs Windows and Android apps and Galaxy smartphone that takes underwater pictures.
Instagram Adds Video, Plays Coy On Ads
News  |  6/20/2013  | 
To outdo Twitter's Vine, Facebook's Instagram offers 15-second recordings.
4 Ways CIOs Can Unleash Digital Disruption
Commentary  |  6/20/2013  | 
Here's how CIOs can help break down internal barriers to help their companies stay ahead of the digital disruption curve.
Mobile Health Apps Neglect Poor Countries
News  |  6/20/2013  | 
Apps that cover diseases found primarily in wealthy countries dominate online stores, while serious conditions that affect poor nations are largely ignored.
Android App Offers Caller ID, Call Blocking
News  |  6/20/2013  | 
PrivacyStar bills itself as first app with ability to block calls and texts, add Caller ID and report abusive callers directly to FTC.
Microsoft Doesn't Buy Nokia: Good News
Commentary  |  6/20/2013  | 
Acquisition talks between Microsoft and Nokia recently broke down with no plans to revive them. We should all breathe a sigh of relief.
Caregivers More Likely To Use Online Health Resources
News  |  6/20/2013  | 
Pew Internet study finds more caregivers than non-caregivers use the Internet for health information, drug and provider ratings, and social support.
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