Microsoft researcher Gordon Bell, paperless for more than a decade, envisions data centers saturated with information and services readily available via the Internet
Outsourced computing power and an abundance of data storage has researchers looking online for resources to help them tackle tough problems
At times it seems cloud computing has no more definition than the atmospheric phenomenon after which it is named
Egypt's Internet shutdown and recent U.S. legislation proposing expanded White House control of critical infrastructure cyber security have conjured images of a government-controlled Internet kill switch
Microsoft becomes the latest provider of software and data hosting services for NSF-funded researchers
When the Large Hadron Collider goes back online in a few weeks, CERN's IT systems will have to be flexible in order to process the spate of information
It seems there's an online community or social network for every facet of life these days. One area where this makes a lot of sense is in map-making, given how well locals know their own territory.
We weren't sure what to do with a SheevaPlug, a cheap and powerful home server stuffed into a package the size of a power brick, so we asked a bunch of uber-geeks--Here's what they said
Get ready for IPv6: The explosive global growth of connected devices has nearly depleted the 4.3 billion addresses of Internet protocol version 4
Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and other sellers of electronic books and readers have been working to improve upon the experience of getting lost in a good read.
Preliminary investigations indicate that most of the country's ISPs cut Internet access within a 20-minute period, likely at the government's behest
The controversial measure will let broadband providers prioritize Internet content, but detractors say the government is fixing something that is not broken
Palo Alto Research Center research fellow David Biegelsen, who has been at Xerox's legendary R&D lab from the beginning, talks with Scientific American about being at the forefront of the personal computing revolution that changed the way we work and live, along with the lab's other successes and setbacks
Can Microsoft's assemblage of all-star researchers transform computing?
New systems may allow people to record everything they see and hear--and even things they cannot sense--and to store all these data in a personal digital archive
The middle-aged Internet (ARPANET first went live more than 40 years ago) could easily slide into complacency, but the National Science Foundation (NSF) might be staving this off with four multimillion-dollar grants that the agency has recently awarded.
The Web is critical not merely to the digital revolution but to our continued prosperity—and even our liberty. Like democracy itself, it needs defending