Archive for February, 2013

Onsite or in Office 365, there’s no real difference to users or administrators. Continue reading

Samsung has employed a former judge who ruled in the Korean software giant’s favour last year in a patent dispute with Apple.

Who is 'coolest' - Apple or Samsung?

The Rt. Hon. Professor Sir Robin Jacob gave the first opinion when the Court of Appeal in London upheld the previous ruling that Samsung’s Galaxy tablet did not infringe upon Apple’s iPad design. Continue reading

Complete human brain generates about 300,000 petabytes of data each year Continue reading


Asteroid (credit: NASA)

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin says the world should unite to establish a defense system against space objects that threaten Earth, under the umbrella of the United Nations, Space Daily reports. Continue reading

To see through smoke, scientists employ lenses to collect and focus light, but using the same technique with flames results in saturation in some areas of the resulting image (top). The new system does not employ a lens, so collected light is distributed over the whole array of camera pixels, avoiding this saturation and the blind spots it produces (bottom). (Credit: Optics Express) Continue reading

SPS-ALPHA (Solar Power Satellite via Arbitrarily Large Phased Array) is a novel, bio-mimetic approach to the challenge of space solar power. If successful, this project will make possible the construction of huge platforms from tens of thousands of small elements that can deliver remotely and affordably 10s to 1000s of megawatts using wireless power transmission to markets on Earth and missions in space. (Credit: Mark Elwood, SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc.) Continue reading


(Credit: Inspiration Mars)

If Dennis Tito has his way, two people will leave our planet in January 2018 and make a trip to Mars and back, with a quick flyby, SpaceRef reports.

The project is being spearheaded by a non-profit organization, the Inspiration Mars Foundation. Continue reading

Hotels are adopting new technologies or tapping existing ones to enhance the guest experience and better serve customers in an increasingly mobile age. Continue reading

Every day Hardee’s franchisee Todd Pahl is on the lookout for a predator he can’t see. It’s not lurking in the crevices along the baseboard or slinking just beyond the range of cameras. This danger hides behind the infinite 0’s and 1’s in the computers that no modern company can do without. Continue reading

No Downtime for Communication














Schematic illustration of push data using a put_notify call in Global Arrays.

The productivity of a group of colleagues on a project is always more efficient when required information is sent as soon as it becomes available, rather than sending a request for information when it’s needed. Continue reading