Single-atom transistor: The future of computing?

A transistor on a single atom raises tantalizing possibilities for quantum computing, though maybe not soon.

IPv6 networks face aggressive attacks for first time

According to respondents to Arbor Networks' Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report, cyberattacks are now targeting IPv6 networks more intensely, although the Internet protocol started implementation last year.

Two states climb aboard new, 100-gigabit fast train

Indiana and Ohio have announced links from academic research networks to the high-speed prototype network being built out by Internet2 with the Energy Department.

New Windows logo adopts Metro style

Microsoft's reveal and explanation of how it devised its new logo for Windows 8 is bringing us one step closer to the new operating system.

Was technology's future written in 1960s TV shows?

In the '60s, TV shows let fly with high-tech gadgets and Space Age technologies. On the eve of the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's historic space flight, we ask: Which had the best idea of things to come?

Where does the IT money go in 2013 budget proposal?

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient. Here's where 10 departments stand.

Budget reflects shift in scientific R&D, education

Funding requests for scientific research and development, including clean energy, bio and nano research and education, would increase under the president's 2013 budget proposal.

Windows 8 and its power-saving promise

More details are emerging about the power-saving capabilities of Windows 8 and how it works with applications.

If you need cool servers, open a window

Department of Energy scientists want to use outside air, and not much else, to cool the agency's new facility and supercomputer.

A race to restore the voices of the past

Energy Department physicists have developed an imaging system that allows libraries and museums to recover voices from audio recordings that have been mute for more than a century.

What you need to know about big data

It's not one thing, but a mix of technologies that can let you make use of the exploding data generated by sensors, mobile devices and broadband. And it's in everyone's future.

DiscoverPoint software

An info and expertise concierge for the office

DiscoverPoint, the GCN Lab's pick for the February Technology of the Month, is designed to point users to the most relevant information and subject-matter experts in the shared platform environment.

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