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  • ​Mark Thompson on dealing with disruption

    The World Bank Group and Virgin Unite Entrepreneurs advisor shares a few valuable lessons about innovation and managing change.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 Sept. 15 10:58
  • One in three datacentre servers is a zombie

    A new study says that 30% of all physical servers in data centers are comatose, or are using energy but delivering no useful information. What's remarkable is that that percentage hasn't changed since 2008, when a separate study showed the same thing.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau20 June 15 02:36
  • New battery could reduce phone charging to just one minute

    Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new battery that can be recharged in about a minute and is safer than the lithium ion cells used in everything from smartwatches to passenger jets.

    Written by Martyn Williams07 April 15 03:54
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  • Are comatose servers your next big IT headache?

    Picture this. An executive at your organization gets an idea for a big project, one that adds a new product line to your company and could result in millions of additional dollars in revenue per year. The whole company is gung ho about this. The new mantra each workday is "what are we doing to advance Project X?" Cheers are sung each morning. And, of course, the IT team gets involved and spins up a number of servers, both physical and virtual, to help out the development team and put the new product or service into production.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell18 Aug. 15 00:49
  • Why we live in an anti-tech age

    Though it seems as if we're sourrounded by innovative products, services and technologies, there's a growing counter argument that we're living in a dismal era. Science is hated. Real technological progress has stalled. And what we call innovation today really isn't very innovative.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau09 Oct. 14 04:46
  • Bringing brains to computers

    For decades, scientists have fantasized about creating robots with brain-like intelligence. This year, researchers tempted by that dream made great progress on achieving what has been called the holy grail of computing.

    Written by Agam Shah17 Dec. 13 21:48