Socl, Microsoft's very own social network, isn't very popular. But of course an official app exists, and the Windows Phone version of the same has been updated. The most significant change is that the app is now optimized to run on low memory devices.
Scientists have researched that playing computer games together can make the players think alike. They have said that it will bring the players emotional responses and brain activity into "unison." During the study the group of scientists found similar...
Microsoft has been in construction of a "green" cloud data center in Cheyenne Wyoming that will be powered by Methane gas harvested from Dry Creek Water Reclamation Facility. The data center is completely off the local power grid and will be built in 'modules."
One of the biggest telecommunication network T-Mobile has just officially announced that is launching free global data and texting in late October. T-Mobile's new free international data coverage feature is going global as of October 31 for existing customers.
Speaking at a McAffe event in Las Vegas, Intel's President Renée James stated that the current "opt-in" method of security used on devices today needs to go the way of the dinosaur, and security should be built in from the start and possibly be free to everyone.
In it's recent "The State of Broadband 2013" report, the Broadband Commission, which is part of the International Telecommunications Union agency of the United Nations, stated that mobile broadband has surpassed fixed line broadband to the tune of about a 3:1 ratio.
How does Netflix manage to stay online when other services that use Amazon's cloud platform go down? Seems that they employ an army of "virtual monkeys" that they let loose on the system to wreak chaos, create havoc and try to kill it by terminating processes.
Facebook is currently testing a new feature that allows users to input their professional skill information so people can share their skill set(s) with others on the social network. It's somewhat similar to LinkedIn's skill section but allows others to search by skill.
US carrier AT&T will be adding new plans to its already existing Mobile Share plans. New data sharing plans will include both 300MB and 2GB capacity, and will be introduced on the 26th of July. While the 2GB plan pricing has not been revealed, 300MB will cost you $20.
Cloud computing, making use of the computational capability of computers on the internet, offers a lot of promise to both large companies and small, but how secure is their data when it's in the cloud? Vulnerabilities exist and researchers are working on fixes.