NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has a toolbox to make any gadget-lover jealous. Check out our drill-down on the instruments helping determine whether microbial life ever existed on the red planet.
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These two images captured by Curiosity's navigation camera show the inlet covers for the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument opening and closing. The SAM suite--which includes a mass spectrometer, gas chromatograph, and tunable laser spectrometer--takes up more than half the rover's science payload. SAM's primary goal is to check for carbon-containing compounds called organic molecules; these compounds make up the building blocks of life on Earth. Image credit: NASA
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?