Tag: data

  • This is what powers the Internet

    This is what powers the Internet

    Ok, not the entire Internet, but life without Google Search, Gmail, Youtube, Google Maps and other Google products would be hard to imagine. In a first, the search giant has allowed a first look at its eight mammoth data centers that power the Internet. Google provides engineers bicycles to move inside the intricate maze of…

  • The next Internet backbones – 1 Petabit per second demoed

    The next Internet backbones – 1 Petabit per second demoed

    Japan’s telecom major NTTDoCoMo and its partners managed a 1 petabit per second data transfer over a 12-core optical fiber 52.4 km long. 1 Petabit is 1000 Terabytes, so that is a lot of data. [Slashdot]

  • eBay cools off its desert data center with hot water

    eBay cools off its desert data center with hot water

    You’d expect a typical data centre to be air conditioned with massive electrical units working overtime to keep servers and other hardware at optimum temperature. But eBay is showcasing its green quotient by employing alternate methods for keeping its new Phoenix data center cool- use of hot water. The temperature of the data centre touches…

  • Increased data usage is prime Siri drawback

    Increased data usage is prime Siri drawback

    What seemed to be the main offering in the iPhone 4S and probably the next big thingg to come with smartphones, especially iPhones, is the Siri voice recognition feature that promises to be at your every beck and call. Now it seems that this much hallowed feature has contributed in increasing data usage as the…

  • Apple Solar Farm to power their iCloud data center in North Carolina

    Apple Solar Farm to power their iCloud data center in North Carolina

    Apple is rumored to make a huge green investment by building a solar farm to power their data center in southern Catawba County, North Carolina. A word on the street tells us that Apple is planning to clear as much as 171 acres of vacant land for the same. This is the first time Apple…

  • IOData Seg tuner turns your Apple and Android devices into a Tivo

    IOData Seg tuner turns your Apple and Android devices into a Tivo

    Mobile TV is big in Japan, almost every mobile phone has it. Filling in the gap for iPhones, iPads and Samsung Galaxy phones sold in Japan is the GV-SC500/AI One-Seg tuner from IOData. This pocket sized tuner can stream audio / video over Wi-Fi and in addition to watching the programs you can also use…

  • Apple Store patron enters with broken drive and gets some confidential Apple data to take home

    Apple Store patron enters with broken drive and gets some confidential Apple data to take home

    When we heard about AT&T messing up customer information we were quite angry at the company’s carelessness. Now something even more careless has pursued from the actions of Apple. The company has released some confidential information to someone who wouldn’t even need it. The whole episode commenced with a faulty drive being brought to the…

  • NTT Corp unveils wireless data transmission system

    NTT Corp unveils wireless data transmission system

    Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Corp just pulled out a shiny new system that managed to grab a load of attention at the Wireless Technology Park (WTP) 2011 in Yokohama City, Japan. The system, a data transmission system for the IEEE802.11ac next-generation wireless LAN standard aimed to realize an effective throughput of 1 Gbps will…

  • NICT illustrates wireless charging and data transmission through flexible 2D sheets

    NICT illustrates wireless charging and data transmission through flexible 2D sheets

    NICT, at the Wireless Japan 2011 event, demoed use of a two-dimensional communication device as an efficient wireless power transmission system. When one happens to place their gadget on this sheet, two kinds of activity can take place-wireless charging and data transmission. This reminds me of the much popular USB system wherein each time your…

  • I-O Data HDPV-UT USB3.0 drive is compact to keep your data mobile

    I-O Data HDPV-UT USB3.0 drive is compact to keep your data mobile

    Compact drives mean more portability for data. This can be of big help for those setting off on long holidays or nature trips, where you need a large dose of music or storage for images you click. So we have clever drives like the I-O Data HDPV-UT USB3.0 drive. The 2.5-inch external storage drive is…