Cloud computing gathers steam with mobile devices

Consumers have tapped into cloud computing technology for years: sending messages via Hotmail, uploading photos to Facebook or editing a spreadsheet on Google Docs are just a few examples. Simply put, cloud computing moves data from a single machine, such as a personal computer, to the Internet. The technology frees users from needing to be at a specific PC to access saved information. | 0 Comments


Despite Risks, IT Officials Outsource Campus E-Mail

The sour economy is leading some colleges to adopt free email services from Google or Microsoft for their official faculty and administrative accounts. Here is a summary of the concerns many colleges have over the transition to outsourced e-mail, including security, FERPA, and other legal issues. | 0 Comments

Netflix Awards $1 Million Prize and Starts a New Contest

Ozier Muhammad/The New York Times Robert Bell, left, and Chris Volinsky, are among the seven-person winning team of statisticians, machine-learning experts and computer engineers from the United States, Austria, Canada and Israel, called BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos. | 0 Comments

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