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Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has developed a software application to test soil strength and gradient in order to help the government tackle the problem of landslides in the country.
Stealth mode, with a little help from the Kindle's best friend
La informática en la nube está empezando su etapa de madurez, según muestra un estudio de Management Insight. Más del 80% de las grandes empresas y el 92% de las corporaciones de mayor tamaño tienen como mínimo un servicio cloud; el 53% de los implementadores de TI indican que tienen más de seis servicios en la nube. Los principales incentivos para que las organizaciones exploren los entornos cloud son ahorrar costes y obtener un mayor control sobre ellos (35%).
Clever routing algorithm spreads out traffic to avoid overloading nodes
New analysis could help predict how stories will be shared.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The fruit fly has evolved a method for arranging the tiny, hair-like structures it uses to feel and hear the world that's so efficient a team of scientists in Israel and at Carnegie Mellon University says it could be used to more effectively deploy wireless sensor networks and other distributed computing applications.
A team of scientists from the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is using Oak Ridge National Laboratory's (ORNL's) Jaguar supercomputer, located at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), to conduct high-reliability simulations of a coal gasifier in an attempt to make the potential energy alternative more efficient and reliable. The project also aims to demonstrate the impact of simulation on reducing the cost and time required to develop the zero-emissions power plants of the future.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have a significant new computing resource.
WebWorks platform for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and BlackBerry Smartphones
New Evans Data survey suggests Intel architecture is popular target
New processors are a big improvement, but it will take time for apps to take advantage.
The online world of Second Life seemed like the next big thing, only to be largely written off. Neither hypers nor detractors understood it.
A new mobile application provides users with simplified access to vast libraries of images and information that up until now were tapped mainly by earth and environmental scientists.
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