Solar Impulse Plane Completes First Leg of Coast-to-Coast Journey

Solar Impulse Plane Completes First Leg of Coast-to-Coast Journey

A team of pilots, researchers and support crew scored a point for renewable energy early Saturday morning when their cutting-edge solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse touched down in Phoenix, Ariz. following an 18-hour, 18-minute flight from a base on the California coast.The lengthy flight was the first leg in a multi-stop odyssey from California to New […]

Software defined networking: the business boost

Software defined networking: the business boost

One of the most challenging aspects of enterprise IT is controlling data flows in a market where applications, systems and networks are constantly changing.Virtualisation has gone some way to streamlining applications, but software defined networking (SDN) is fast emerging as the next step.With SDN, the control plane, which draws the network map, is separated from […]

Robo-roach

Robo-roach

The Pentagon has a long interest in neuroscience, ranging from understanding brain injuries to attempts to turn insects into tiny spies using implanted systems.The Pentagon’s growing interest in the brain for everything from mind-controlled vehicles to advanced prosthetics.It’s been 30 years since the first message was sent over initial nodes of the Arpanet, the Pentagon-sponsored […]

Google has opened Access to Compute Engine Cloud Service

Google has opened Access to Compute Engine Cloud Service

Google has opened up access to its Compute Engine cloud service to Cloud Platform Gold Support customers, while also simultaneously reducing prices for the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) by four percent.Google Compute Engine (GCE), which was announced at the Google I/O annual developer’s conference in 2012, had been available by invitation-only prior to Thursday’s announcement, according to […]