Data Centers Waste a Ridiculously Massive Amount of Energy

There is a lot of data out there, and more is being created every day. It takes a lot of resources to keep it around, and make sure that you and everyone else can access what they want, when they want, with minimal downtime. Naturally this takes a lot of energy, but the New York Times looked into exactly how much. … » 9/23/12 1:00pm 9/23/12 1:00pm

MOG Mobile For iPhone and Android Streams 8 Million Songs and Lets You…

MOG, the latest entrant into the increasingly competitive world of cloud-based mobile music services, has a combination of features, including unlimited, high-quality downloads from its impressively stocked 8 million song library, that make its $10/mo. subscription a compelling option. » 7/20/10 8:00am 7/20/10 8:00am

The Cloud Is Your Furryoptics Best Friend, Strangely Turns Me On

MIT mobile experience lab's latest experiment is The Cloud, a pseudo-organic life form made of carbon glass that perceives humans using hundreds of sensors. It responds with sounds and light, using more than 15,000 individually-controlled optical hairs. That's 40 miles of fiber optics inside this 13-foot long furry.… » 6/21/08 7:34am 6/21/08 7:34am