Amazon Boosts Kindle Royalties
Authors can almost double the amount they receive from sales of digital books priced 20% or more below the list price for the physical book version.
DARPA Plots Supercomputing Future
The Omnipresent High Performance Computing program is seeking proposals to dramatically advance the performance and capabilities of future computing systems and enable ExtremeScale computing.
DoD Updates Open Government Plan
Responding to feedback that previous versions lacked detail, the agency made some info about its transparency plan more accessible.
Seagate Launches 3TB External Hard Drive
Positioned to meet a projected nine-fold increase in consumer household digital media storage by 2014, the drive can store up to 120 HD movies, 1,500 video games and more for approximately 8 cents per gigabyte.
Image Gallery: 11 Leading Data Warehousing Appliances
Enterprises are abandoning conventional warehouse development approaches in favor of prepackaged apps and hardware configurations combining database management systems, processing power, storage, and connectivity. Here are the leaders.
Google Exec Joins Facebook
Matthew Papakipos, a key leader in developing the Chrome operating system, is moving to Facebook as director of engineering.
Amazon Releases Kindle App For Apple iOS
The e-book application can play audio and video on Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and enables publishers to add instruction videos to how-to books, readings from authors and other add-ons.
OMB Ends Cookie Ban
NASA Radar To Study Gulf Oil Spill
The same technology used to detect the effect of a Mexican earthquake on the earth's surface will help determine how oil has penetrated ecological zones in the Gulf of Mexico.
Oracle Q4 Profits Up 25%
Recently acquired Sun Microsystems contributed $1.8 billion in revenue and new software licenses increased 14% to $3.1 billion.
iPhone 4 On Sale Now
Apple's new smartphone officially went on sale Thusday, but consumers may have a tough time getting one.
NaviNet Intros SaaS EMR, Practice Management
The multi-payer web portal will integrate administrative, clinical, and financial applications in a Software-as-a-Service-based electronic medical record for small medical practices.
Cloud Services To Top $68 Billion In 2010
Large enterprises flocking to cloud services will drive upwards of 15% growth in cloud services this year says Gartner with projected growth approaching $150 billion in 2014.
Acer Introduces Powerful, Portable Laptops
The top-of-the-line AS8943G is a desktop replacement multimedia or gaming laptop, the Timeline X models are highly portable, and two Aspire laptops balance portability and power.
Top 10 Cloud Computing Complaints
Leading industry experts respond to gripes that IT professionals have about the security, cost, and portability of cloud computing in the enterprise.
Amazon Cuts Kindle Price To $189
Within hours of Barnes & Noble announcing a price drop for its Nook electronic reader, Amazon responded with a price reduction.
California IT Security Chief Resigns
Mark Weatherford, the second top manager in California's IT department to depart in the last two months, is leaving for an electric power industry group.
Social Networks Pose E-Discovery Risks
Growing corporate use of Twitter, Facebook, and cloud-based applications are creating new e-discovery demands, but c-level awareness of risks remains scarce.
Image Gallery: Yahoo's Hadoop Implementation
Designed for cloud computing, the Hadoop data management system handles petabytes of data at a time, pairing Google's MapReduce with a distributed file management system for use on large clusters.