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Sponsored post: Rethinking the microserver in rack-level terms

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To get a bigger bang for the IT buck, IT managers like to optimize infrastructure for targeted applications and workloads. As I noted in a recent Intel Chip Chat, one way to do this is by creating CPUs targeted at certain types of workloads. That was the case with Centeron,...
Sponsored post: Rethinking the microserver in rack-level terms

New datacenter coming to the old Isilon building

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The former Airborne Express building at 3101 Western Avenue was most recently home to Isilon Systems. Digital Fortress plans to open a new 25,000 square foot data center just north of downtown Seattle this July, adding to a facility that the newly-formed company operates at the Intergate West campus south...
New datacenter coming to the old Isilon building

Intel launches new Ivy Bridge Xeons, targets microservers

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Intel is pushing out that delicious Ivy Bridge update to server chips and, interestingly, it's not focusing purely on the high end to start. In total, 28 new Xeon CPUs were introduced today, including the E5-4600 and 2400 families targeted at four and two socket systems, respectively. Those tweaked...
Intel launches new Ivy Bridge Xeons, targets microservers

Windows 8 Is Retina-Ready

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All the talk these days is of the new iPad and its magical screen. Apple isn’t the only one who can do that, you know. In fact, most display makers are looking forward to post-HD resolutions as one of the big selling points of the next generation of displays. Other...
Windows 8 Is Retina-Ready

Yet Another TechCity Report Confuses Tech Companies With Web Agencies And Consultants

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A new report commissioned by research giant GfK claims that the growth of the high density cluster of technology companies in East London (dubbed Tech City by the UK government) is being “stunted” by a talent shortage and lack of access to capital. The ‘Tech Futures Report’ – commissioned by...
Yet Another TechCity Report Confuses Tech Companies With Web Agencies And Consultants
As the US sees light at the end of its economic tunnel, is the Valley entering one?

SanDisk co-founder: Flash to squeeze out hard drives and DRAM by 2020

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The co-founder of SanDisk and one of the illustrious fathers of flash memory, Eli Harari, says that flash memory will “checkmate” hard drives by 2020. This is in stark contrast to Microsoft Research and UCSD, which earlier this week claimed that solid-state storage would meet its maker by 2024.Speaking at...
SanDisk co-founder: Flash to squeeze out hard drives and DRAM by 2020
LG announces Optimus L9 with 4.7-inch display, integrated translator
Nuclear scientists building sapphire discs that will store data for millions of years

Manchester City FC announces stadium WiFi for fans, with live video & stats streamed direct to mobile

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One month after Liverpool Football Club became the first top-tier British club to roll-out WiFi in its stadium, Manchester City has announced it too is to start rolling out WiFi, in addition to a real-time mobile-video streaming service. The Manchester, England-based football club has a history of innovating in the...
Manchester City FC announces stadium WiFi for fans, with live video & stats streamed direct to mobile

AMD launches low-power Opterons to take on Atom in microservers

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AMD has launched a pair of low-power Opteron-brand processors for use in high-density servers. Codenamed Kyoto, the two processors, X2150 and X1150, each use four Jaguar cores—the same cores that will be used in the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and AMD's recently launched Kabini and Temash mobile processors. The chip...
AMD launches low-power Opterons to take on Atom in microservers
Dell has sold 1M webscale servers in five years
IBM creates breathing, high-density, light-weight lithium-air battery

WordPress Launches Retina Support For Gravatar And All Hosted And Self-Hosted WP Sites

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WordPress’ Matt Mullenweg just announced that the WordPress.com interface and all the blogs hosted on the site are now optimized for high-density displays like the ones found on Apple’s new iPad and Retina MacBook Pro. Through JetPack 1.6, which also launched today, users with self-hosted WordPress sites can also enable...
WordPress Launches Retina Support For Gravatar And All Hosted And Self-Hosted WP Sites
Review: High-DPI Toshiba Kirabook goes after Retina MacBook Pro
The Lunatik Taktik Case Arms Your iPhone For Danger With Rugged Style

feature: A photo tour of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider

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Last week, Brookhaven National Lab hosted a press tour of their Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, one of only two active particle colliders in the US. The tour also included a briefing on the work that Brookhaven scientists are doing at CERN's Large Hadron Collider. We'll cover the information in...
feature: A photo tour of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
AMD and ARM partner up to battle Intel in the server space

Review: SimCity rebuilds the sandbox game

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Building a city is hard work. Armchair urban planners have known this for nigh on three decades, ever since 1989's SimCity introduced us to a game world of zoning regulations and budget balancing. ­­ It's been a long time, but SimCity has been reborn. Powering the experience is developer...
Review: SimCity rebuilds the sandbox game

Google+ gets a sexy new iPhone app that you’ll actually want to use

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Google has just released a new version of its Google+ iPhone app, and boy is it impressive. This release features crisper fonts, larger profile pics and a friendlier home-screen. Google+’s original app for iPhone has not received a ton of praise, but this latest iteration is, for lack of better words, surprisingly...
Google+ gets a sexy new iPhone app that you’ll actually want to use

Your future hard drive might be grown with magnetic bacteria

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In the future, ultra-high-density non-volatile storage — such as hard drives — could be grown using magnetic bacteria.This breakthrough, shepherded by researchers from the University of Leeds in the UK and the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, relies on certain strains of bacteria that ingest iron, which is then...
Your future hard drive might be grown with magnetic bacteria

AMD aims at the low-power market with single socket Opteron 3200

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AMD has launched a new range of three processors aimed at the low-price, low-power market. The Opteron 3200 series is built for hosting companies and Internet service providers, for cheap, high-density Web servers. The new processors use AMD's Bulldozer architecture. Two models sport two modules and four hardware threads,...
AMD aims at the low-power market with single socket Opteron 3200

Dell leads $51.6M investment in flash storage startup Skyera

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Skyera, the startup that is bringing the cost of Flash-based storage down by using consumer-grade chips, said it has closed $51.6 million in Series B financing led by Dell Ventures. The deal, announced on Thursday, included participation from other strategic investors and is Skyera’s second round. It’s also a huge...
Dell leads $51.6M investment in flash storage startup Skyera

Nearing 500k downloads, 500px for Android updated with better friend and photo discovery features

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Photo-sharing service 500px has released an update to its Android mobile app that it claims will help users better discover photos and find their friends. As the Google Play version nears 500,000 downloads to date, company co-founder Evgeny Tchebotarev says there are more active users on the Android platform than...
Nearing 500k downloads, 500px for Android updated with better friend and photo discovery features
Screw Google Glass, I want my augmented-reality heads-up-display contact lenses
Google Launches $1,299 Chromebook Pixel With 2560×1700 3:2 12.85″ Touchscreen, Core i5 CPU, 1TB Of Google Drive Storage & Optional LTE

Samsung puts 128-gigabit 3-bit cell flash into production, plans to build more memory cards

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Flash memory advancements usually sing the same tune: faster, smaller and high-density. Improve one of these attributes, and you've go the makings of a better chip on your hands. Samsung is focusing on the latter, announcing the mass production of its 10 nanometer 128-gigabit three-bit multi-level-cell NAND flash. That...
Samsung puts 128-gigabit 3-bit cell flash into production, plans to build more memory cards

Here's The Upcoming Nexus Superphone Made By LG

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The next Nexus phone is not official yet, but a ton of pics of the phone have leaked, providing a clear look at the upcoming superphone. But let’s hope it has a different name than rumors suggest. The upcoming Nexus is made by LG and reportedly carries the model number...
Here's The Upcoming Nexus Superphone Made By LG

Under the microscope: a closer look at the new iPad

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Sure, you can take us on our word that the new iPad really is that much sharper than its predecessor -- or, you can opt for a more scientific approach, and peek at that Retina display under a microscope. Our own Richard Lai slid his 64GB WiFi iPad under...
Under the microscope: a closer look at the new iPad

Review: The New Nook HD Tablet Is Just About The Best Reader You Can Buy

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Features: 7-inch 1440 x 900 pixel 243 PPI screen MicroSD slot 1.3-GHz TI OMAP 4470 processor 10 hours of reading time 8GB $199/16GB $299 Pros: Multi-user profiles Excellent, high-density screen Thin and light Cons: Casing is made of plastic UI is approaching stock Android Proprietary plug   Short Version In...
Review: The New Nook HD Tablet Is Just About The Best Reader You Can Buy
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