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New ICT standards needed to survive climate change: UN

The ICT industry needs to develop new standards to strengthen infrastructure and improve collaboration between service and infrastructure providers if it wants to survive climate change, according to a new report.

April 28, 2014

As the Do Not Track standard unravels, privacy alternatives emerge

The W3C standards body responsible for developing the Do Not Track standard is lurching toward a final document, roughly 18 months behind schedule. The likelihood that a useful standard will emerge is small, leading one Mozilla-backed group to develop its own set of tougher privacy controls.

June 19, 2013

Cloud computing: here we go again

The same pattern has emerged again and again in the history of IT. New ideas emerge. Vendors develop their own approaches. Camps form to support those approaches. Eventually standards emerge. The battle over cloud computing standards and approaches is only the latest repetition of the pattern

October 10, 2012 by

Wait to police mobile payments: Westpac

Westpac has warned that any attempt by the Reserve Bank of Australia to develop standards for mobile payments would leave the country's users saddled with half-baked and underdeveloped technology.

September 7, 2011 by

CES 2011: Nvidia is developing its first CPU

Most of Nvidia's press conference at CES was devoted to its Tegra 2 processor for smartphones and tablets, but CEO Jen-Hsun Huang saved one big surprise for the end, a project to develop a high-performance CPU for PCs and servers based on the ARM.

January 5, 2011 by

LaCie reveals 1.5TB d2, 4TB Big Disk NAS for home office

Storage company LaCie has announced the availability of two new high-capacity Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices, the "Big Disk Network" and "d2 Network," that the company says deliver high-performance and professional-class reliability, and are intended for the home or small office.Both NAS devices can be used in small to medium sized offices that want to develop workgroup environments for up to 50 users, 15 at one time.

May 5, 2009 by

Visibility and control over API use is crucial as enterprises ramp to SaaS and cloud models

To be a business application in a SaaS model today means that you have to step up and be enterprise class. We look at ourselves as an extension of all of our customers' internal IT and operations groups and we need to live up to those same standards. ... Once we get past the initial security challenges, folks are very interested and concerned about reliability and performance.

January 28, 2009 by

Zimory Public Cloud

There are several issues inhibiting the growth of cloud computing including a lack of accepted international standards, concerns about security, concerns about audit ability, concerns about performance and the fact that many workloads are made up of components that would be difficult to re-host.It appears that Zimory has thought deeply about these issues and has patents pending on solutions to many of these issues. Some issues, on the other hand, such as automatically re-hosting ill-behaved, badly designed components will require some re-coding.

January 26, 2009 by

Benchmarks: Google Chrome

Google's Chrome browser seeks to set new speed standards and thus accelerate the development of AJAX-based web applications. Check out our comparative performance test to see how it fares.

September 4, 2008 by

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