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Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene aside, folks still want to build up their new data centers in New York
How fast does "virtual reality" have to be to look like "actual reality"?

Amazon: Netflix outage caused by deleted data

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The Amazon Web Services outage that led to Netflix's downtime on Christmas Eve was caused by an accidental data deletion. This according to a summary posted Amazon on the AWS page. The summary states that one of a very small number of developers with access to AWS' Elastic Load Balancing...
Amazon: Netflix outage caused by deleted data

T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

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While T-Mobile is more than a bit late to the LTE game, the company confirmed on Monday that their new network would be launching by the end of the month. Where it would launch, however, was kept under wraps. That’s the idea, at least. Thanks to some data mined out...
T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

GoGrid Introduces Predictive Analytics Platform

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GoGrid today introduces its Big Data Solution predictive analytics platform. It adds features that combine the best from cloud computing with hybrid cloud flexibility and front-end apps. Everything is managed from the GoGrid web-based management portal. Sponsor The idea is to support very high performance analytics. It has preconfigured hardware...
GoGrid Introduces Predictive Analytics Platform

Taking the cloud to a higher altitude

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This sponsored post is produced by Matt Quinn, CTO of TIBCO. We’re well beyond any question about whether cloud computing is the future. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) paved the way for the idea that organizations can operate some of their most important systems in an on-premise or off-premise cloud. Small, medium and...
Taking the cloud to a higher altitude
Auto-tune app Songify follows Instagram to Android, more Smule apps on the way
AT&T 4G LTE to hit 12 new markets beginning next month

Slow-loading e-commerce sites cost global retailers more than £1.7b in lost sales

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Slow page loading speeds cost online retailers globally more than £1.7 billion in lost sales according to new research from online customer data platform QuBit. E-commerce is now well established and seasoned retailers are adept at working out what customers would like to see on a page, how best to market...
Slow-loading e-commerce sites cost global retailers more than £1.7b in lost sales

Akai launches MPC headphone series, we go hands on

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Headphones, there's plenty to choose from these days that's for sure. But amongst the celebrity endorsed pairs, and the traditional brands there appears to be a gap in the market. Or, so thinks Akai -- the maker of the legendary MPC line of beat-machines -- as it's extending the...
Akai launches MPC headphone series, we go hands on
The $99 Vizio Co-Star Google TV Box Is Now Available To Pre-Order
Facebook open-sources part of its big-data infrastructure, Corona

Google offers tips on reducing latency on large scale systems

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Running the world's most popular website, Google engineers know a thing or two about keeping a site responsive under very high demand. In the latest issue of the Association for Computer Machinery monthly magazine, Google reveals a few secrets to maintaining speedy operations on large-scale systems....
Google offers tips on reducing latency on large scale systems
Rackspace: Hey Amazon, we can cut prices too

Bluetooth

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I have written about Bluetooth before. I am very bullish on Bluetooth even though its an old protocol that has its challenges. It may not be as potent as Airplay and DLNA but I feel like its ubiquity and familiarity make up for some of that. I use Bluetooth every...
Bluetooth

As broadband caps turn 5, it's time for the FCC to take action

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In the five years since Comcast implemented the country’s first real broadband cap (it took effect on Oct. 1, 2008) the percentage of subscribers with caps on their broadband service has risen to 64 percent. Meanwhile, the FCC only began formally wondering if data caps might need some sort of...
As broadband caps turn 5, it's time for the FCC to take action

Fiber lines in the Arctic to speed worldwide Internet access

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Three initiatives are being planned or under way to build fiber optic cables underneath the edge of the polar icecap between London and Tokyo. Although laying the undersea cables will present many physical challenges, the resulting networks will have several operational benefits. These include lower delay (latency) in the time...
Fiber lines in the Arctic to speed worldwide Internet access

Fiber cables made of air move data at 99.7 percent the speed of light

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Researchers say they have created fiber cables that can move data at 99.7 percent of the speed of light, all but eliminating the latency plaguing standard fiber technology. There are still data loss problems to be overcome before the cables could be used over long distances, but the research...
Fiber cables made of air move data at 99.7 percent the speed of light

OnLive games will stream to Ouya at launch

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Ouya Supporters wondering exactly what they'll be able to play when the open, Android-based Ouya console is released can wonder a little less today, as the indie-friendly console maker announced that OnLive's library of hundreds of streamable games would be available at launch. The move should somewhat allay concerns...
OnLive games will stream to Ouya at launch

Saving one million hours per week

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by Noah Fiedel, Blogger Tech LeadFive weeks ago we rolled out Auto Pagination, a major milestone in our efforts to make Blogger faster for you and your readers. We are very happy to report a ten percent overall decrease in page loading latency across all Blogger blogs and a twenty-seven...
Saving one million hours per week

Rayman developer: Wii U GamePad latency is 1/60th of a second

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Since the Wii U was first unveiled, quite a few people have asked if the system was really powerful enough to handle HD graphics while pushing an 854x480 image out to the tablet GamePad wirelessly in real-time. Has to come with significant lag, right? We haven't noticed any latency between...
Rayman developer: Wii U GamePad latency is 1/60th of a second

JamStik portable MIDI guitar lets you play and learn on the iPad wirelessly

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We heard from our friends over at TechCrunch (thanks, John Biggs!) that a company called Zivix has been showing off a cool little MIDI guitar at CES, so here it is! Dubbed the JamStik, this digital instrument serves the same purpose as the already-available You Rock, except this one...
JamStik portable MIDI guitar lets you play and learn on the iPad wirelessly
Avid announces Pro Tools|HD Native, its first Thunderbolt interface and PCIe card

Bram Cohen: My goal is to kill off television

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BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen demoed his P2P live streaming protocol at the San Francisco MusicTech Summit on Monday, which he said could potentially stream live video to millions of computers with no central infrastructure. Cohen said that the protocol could potentially be used for video conferencing, live streams of video...
Bram Cohen: My goal is to kill off television

Microsoft Research hopes to eliminate touchscreen lag

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Microsoft has set the bar for how quickly the company believes a smartphone's or tablet's screen should respond to a touch. Researchers at Microsoft Applied Sciences set a target latency, or the lag in how quickly the touchscreen follows the pressure applied to it, to 1ms. The response is about...
Microsoft Research hopes to eliminate touchscreen lag

Approxy promises instant gaming gratification with "cloudpaging" tech

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Imagine a gaming service similar to Steam, where instead of having to wait a few hours for the game to download, you could get started in just a few minutes. Or imagine a gaming service like OnLive, but where you could play even if your Internet was down, with...
Approxy promises instant gaming gratification with "cloudpaging" tech

Analyzing Bandwidth and Latency on YUIBlog.com

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Analyzing Bandwidth and Latency on YUIBlog.com
Balancing Oracle and open source at Orbitz

Heroku: Ruby Platform Sees 50 Percent Increase in Apps Since November

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The number of apps hosted on the Ruby platform Heroku has increased 50 percent since November, pointing out how cloud-based platforms are becoming the norm for the capabilities the services provide in terms of testing and reliability. Heroku had more than 40,000 apps on its platform last November. Now more...
Heroku: Ruby Platform Sees 50 Percent Increase in Apps Since November

What’s Up With Twitter’s New Data Center?

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Twitter will move into its own data center soon as it seeks to scale its social messaging service, according to a presentation by John Adams, one of the messaging service’s operations engineers. Speaking at the Chirp developer conference yesterday in a session on scale, he laid out Twitter’s strategy to...
What’s Up With Twitter’s New Data Center?
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