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  • Datagov expands toolkit

    Data.gov expands toolkit for citizen developers

    New tools from Data.gov include a catalog of APIs and developer pages as well as an open source data catalog.

  • Military drone collecting data to store in the cloud

    DISA to try again for big data cloud storage

    The Defense Information Systems Agency cancels a sole-source contract for advanced large data object cloud services after drawing industry interest.

  • Doctor reviewing xray images on computer

    Prisons turn to telemedicine for treating inmates

    Maturing technology and budget pressures make telemedicine a viable, money-saving practice for corrections departments.

  • Equinix DC11 data center in Ashburn Va

    Equinix expands East Coast IP hub with new data center

    The eight data centers on the company's sprawling Ashburn, Va., campus operate as one virtual building, serving as North America's largest IP traffic hub.

  • Man coding with Linux

    Linux leads in open-source quality, but risky defects lurk

    A seven-year study finds the quality of open-source software development neck-and-neck with proprietary code.

    Comments: 4
  • Cray XC30 supercomputer

    Cray unveils a supercomputer for the rest of us

    The XC30-AC systems start at $500,000 and offer speeds ranging from 22 to 176 teraflops.

  • Tape backup library

    Facing a data quagmire, Nebraska puts storage systems in order

    Nebraska's Office of the Chief Information Officer has turned to virtual tape storage tech to tackle a growing data overload.

  • Image of Earth pieced together from data transmitted from NASA PhoneSats

    NASA's PhoneSats send travel pics to fans on Earth

    In an example of "citizen science," NASA invited the amateur radio community to help piece together an image of Earth sent from PhoneSat cameras.

  • Engineers monitor the smart grid at Florida Power and Light

    Nation's first smart grid goes online in Florida

    Florida Power & Light's network ties together 4.6 million smart meters and 10,000 other devices.

    Comments: 3
  • Screen shot of Palo Alto Land Use Designation Google Fusion Map

    Palo Alto harnesses Google Fusion for Open GIS datasets

    The city released the first wave of a series of geospatial datasets to public developers via Google Fusion, a tool for data visualization and integration.