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Perhaps following the example of data center of Google chillerless Belgium (www.microsoft.com) new technology giant Microsoft’s mega data center in Dublin is based almost entirely on free cooling. First announced in June, the Microsoft data generation 3 mega center officially opened in July. The data center is designed to support “the company’s software plus services” […]

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Hard-drive makers see big run-ups on PC recovery hopes

14 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Investors willing to make bets in the early recovery of PC industry have made great with Seagate Technology and Western Digital Corp. – two manufacturers of hard drives, which have seen their market values more than tripled so far this year. When the year began, there was reason to believe that some of Seagate and […]

Power grid chief touts electric-car payback

13 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

U.S. chief Jon Wellinghoff network is promoting energy saving long term costs for electric cars, saying that the vehicles could earn $ 1,500 a year paybacks for their owners when their batteries are connected to the mains. While electric cars provided to the U.S. market in the coming years are likely to carry heavier price […]

House Democrats considering insurance tax

13 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

House Democrats are considering a security tax to help pay for their care plan review of health, although such funding system is bitterly opposed by the unions that are among the most loyal of the party. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., On Friday said a tax on the high cost of health insurance plans is […]

Nanodiamonds Advance Anticancer Gene Therapy

12 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Gene therapy holds great promise in treating cancer and many other diseases. However, the development of a scalable system for delivering genes into cells efficiently and safely has been challenging. Now, two teams of researchers have developed a versatile nano-enabled platforms that could get therapeutic genes safely and efficiently in cancer cells. In one study, […]

Sony’s PS3 outsells Wii fivefold in Japan

12 December, 2018 – 4:33 am |

Sony’s PlayStation 3 video game console outsold Nintendo’s Wii nearly fivefold in Japan in the three weeks to September 20, helped by the launch of a new cheaper, slim version, a survey said Friday. Sony sold 257,254 PS3s in its home market in the three-week period, while Nintendo sold 52,229 Wii consoles, the research by […]

Prototype developed to detect dark matter

11 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

A team of researchers at the University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR, Spain) and the Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS, France) has developed a brilliant bolometer, a device that scientists use in efforts to detect dark matter of the universe, and has been tested in the Underground Laboratory Canfranc in Huesca, Spain. “One of the biggest challenges in […]

Microsoft Dublin Facility Uses Free Cooling

11 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Perhaps following the example of data center of Google chillerless Belgium (www.microsoft.com) new technology giant Microsoft’s mega data center in Dublin is based almost entirely on free cooling. First announced in June, the Microsoft data generation 3 mega center officially opened in July. The data center is designed to support “the company’s software plus services” […]

Xerox to Acquire Affiliated Computer Services for $6.4B

10 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

According to Xerox’s Monday statement, the purchase accelerates Xerox’s expansion in the $150 bn. business process outsourcing sector. “By mixing Xerox’s strengths in document technology with ACS’s experience in managing and automating work processes, we’re creating a new class of solution provider,” Xerox general manager Ursula M Burns claimed in a press release. “A game-changer […]

SoftLayer™ Joins Microsoft® WebsiteSpark™ Program

10 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

SoftLayer Technologies, the leading edge on-demand info center services supplier, has been authorized as a partner in the Microsoft WebsiteSpark Program. As a WebsiteSpark partner, SoftLayer can now provide qualifying Web start up firms with worth pricing on Microsoft development software and tools. WebsiteSpark provides pro Web development and design corporations with an inventive auto […]

i/o Data Centers Selected By AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah for Data Center Migration Effort

9 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

i / o Data Centers, a leading wholesale provider of colocation and data center solutions, announced today it has been selected by AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah (AAA NCNU) to design, build and operate the membership organization’s corporate data center. AAA NCNU needed to find a provider that could engineer and manage a data […]

Horizon Data Center Solutions Continues Growth in Dallas

9 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Horizon Data Center Solutions, which last month announced successful results of its first year, has entered its second year of strong by the addition of new business recently opened its two data centers in Dallas. According to Horizon, several thousand square feet of collocation space has been rented on the premises of two of Dallas, […]

OneNeck Signs Contract to Host and Manage Mission Critical IT Environment for Regency Lighting

8 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

OneNeck IT Services announced today that they have entered into a five-year outsourcing contract with Regency Lighting in providing accommodation and managed services. Under terms of the contract, OneNeck will provide lighting Regency final users with a computing environment for high availability. OneNeck created a customized solution for Regency Lighting composed and dedicated hosting virtualized, […]

The Pirate Bay acts against Swedish domain ruling

8 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

On Thursday night 110 of the world, the most popular website, The Pirate Bay, was adorned with a request to support the protest list Namnbank.se (Namebank) against the post of Sweden and the Telecommunications Authority (PTS) . The list started to grow since then by hundreds of names per hour. It is run by the […]

Data Center Pulse work showcased at the SVLG Energy Efficiency Summit

7 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Pulse Data Center Inc. (DCP), today announced it has partnered with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) to participate in the 2009 Data Center Energy Efficiency (DCEE) summit held on the campus of NetApp in Sunnyvale , California on 15 October 2009. The 2009 Summit SVLG DCEE project is based on data center demonstration to […]

VeriSign Builds Two-Factor Authentication Into New Cisco Security Appliances

7 December, 2018 – 4:33 am |

Internet infrastructure provider VeriSign (www.verisign.com) is optional embed VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) in the authentication function Cisco Small Business Pro SA 500 devices safety features, making it easier than ever for small businesses to provide employees with secure remote access to virtual private networks. Protection against misappropriation of email accounts and other Internet threats, according […]

Idaho Most Spammed State: MessageLabs Report

6 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Business services security firm MessageLabs (www.messagelabs.com) said Wednesday it has submitted a list of key U.S. states widespread, with Idaho leading the rest of the nation. With 93.8 percent of spam, Idaho, well above the global spam rate for September 2009 of 86.4 percent, the company says. Idaho has advanced 43 points since 2008, when […]

BCS Launches New Green IT Certification Program

6 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

BCS British Organization (www.bcs.org) said Monday it has launched a new Green IT qualification (www.bcs.org / GreenIT) designed to help IT professionals and businesses to obtain a thorough understanding of the environmental issues around IT. After a successful test run three months in the UK with learning supplier of quality control services, BCS’s Foundation Certificate […]

Catalytic Catamarans: Common industrial catalyst sports rafts made of platinum

5 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Catalysts for converting chemicals useless or unwanted in the most useful or desirable. Science research this week reveals important details about a common catalyst: how rafts form chemically reactive platinum in the catalyst. New ideas works in yields of how to improve the industrial catalyst for petroleum refining, chemical processing and environmental applications. The study […]

Sleep loss linked to increase in Alzheimer’s plaques

5 December, 2018 – 4:34 am |

Chronic sleep deprivation in a murine model of Alzheimer’s disease causes Alzheimer’s brain plaques appear earlier and more often, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report online this week in Science Express. They also found that orexin, a protein that helps regulate the sleep cycle seems to be directly involved in […]

Researchers create new strategy for highly-selective chemotherapy delivery

4 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Researchers at UC Irvine has created a new approach that greatly improves the targeting of chemotherapeutic drugs in specific cells and organs. Kenneth Longmuir, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, and Richard Robertson, professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, using liposomes, small areas (less than 100 nanometers in diameter) of natural molecules of lipids, such as […]

Diabetes drug shows promise in fighting lethal cancer complication

4 December, 2018 – 4:33 am |

Insulin resistance, the hallmark of type 2 diabetes and a condition often associated with obesity, is, paradoxically, also contributes to muscle atrophy evident and severe weight loss that accompanies some cancers, according to a reinvestigation. And in an animal study, a diabetes drug that promotes insulin sensitivity, slow the progression of muscle atrophy and loss […]

Intel’s Light Peak Will Replace Copper Wires

3 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco on Wednesday, the company announced a new fiber optic cable will be able to transfer data between electrical devices, from a speed of 10 gigabits per second. Vice President, Dadi Perlmutter, Intel’s Mobility Group, hopes to send an optical cable, called Pico de la Luz in 2010. […]

Engineers produce ‘how-to’ guide for controlling the structure of nanoparticles

3 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Tiny objects known as nanoparticles have been heralded as holding great potential for future applications in electronics, medicine and other areas. The properties of nanoparticles depend on their size and structure. Now researchers at the State University of North Carolina, have learned to create hollow constant, solid nanoparticles and amorphous nickel phosphide, which has potential […]

Study finds nontuberculous mycobacteria lung disease on the rise in the United States

2 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are environmental organisms found in water and soil that can cause severe pulmonary (lung) disease in humans. Pulmonary NTM is increasing in the United States, according to a large study of people hospitalized with the disease. A research team led by epidemiologists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part […]

Scientists to test gammaglobulin treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

2 December, 2018 – 4:32 am |

Researchers at the Memory and Cognition Center University Hospitals Case Medical Center will begin testing an interesting new approach to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), also known as gamma globulin. IVIG is used traditionally to treat primary immunodeficiency disorders, but is not currently approved for the treatment of AD, […]

Enzyme is key to clogged arteries

1 December, 2018 – 4:32 pm |

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have made a breakthrough in understanding what causes the arteries to clog. They have discovered that an enzyme called matrix metalloproteinase-8 plays a crucial role in increasing blood pressure and cause abnormal accumulation of cells in the arteries – which increase the risk of heart disease. Heart disease […]