The term "big data" is defined as a huge amount of digital information, so big and so complex that normal database technology cannot process it. It is not only scientific institutes like the nuclear research center CERN that often store huge amounts of data ("Big Data").
The researchers can tailor the material, which seamlessly alternates between metal and oxide layers, to achieve extraordinary superconducting properties — in particular, the ability to transport much more electrical current than non-engineered materials.
Curiosity landed last summer in Gale Crater near the Martian equator to examine whether environmental conditions were favorable for microbes. It recently drilled into a rock and transferred a pinch of powder to its onboard laboratories to study the chemical makeup. It won't be able to finish the analysis until its systems are back to normal.
China hopes to increase its market share by establishing strategic alliances with major launch services providers and satellite manufacturers, along with developing its own technology, the deputy head of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, Liang Xiaohong, told the official Xinhua News Agency.
The two biggest — and bitterest — rivals in the smartphone market will have to endure another bruising trial after a federal judge ruled that jurors miscalculated nearly half the $1 billion in damages it found Samsung Electronics owed Apple Inc. for patent infringement.
The Pentagon unveiled a plan on Tuesday to ultimately enable the Defense Department's 600,000 users of smartphones, computer tablets and other mobile devices to rapidly share classified and protected data using the latest commercial technologies.
At the world's largest cellphone trade show, the 70,000 attendees are encouraged to use their cellphones —instead their keycards— to get past the turnstiles at the door. But very few people took the chance to do that. The process of setting up the phone to act as a keycard proved too much of a hassle.
Presiding Judge Ichiro Otaka rejected Samsung's claim for damages over a data transmission technology patent. The latest ruling in the ongoing global legal battle between the two rivals concerned Apple's iPhone 3GS and 4 smartphones as well as two types of iPads.
Google plans to cling to its bulging stash of cash to pay for potential acquisitions and other technology investments that might boost future profits, a top executive said Thursday. Patrick Pichette, who oversees Google Inc.'s bank accounts as the company's chief financial officer.
Along with the latest server hardware technologies and Linux software running Hypervisor on an x86 platform, 768GB of HyperCloud memory enabled a server system for the first time to surpass the one million transaction per minute barrier in a virtualized x86 platform.
Raspberry Pi made its European debut on the element14 stand at Embedded World 2012. To celebrate an extraordinary year for the category defining ARM based microcomputer, element14 presented key innovators behind Raspberry Pi, Co-Founder Pete Lomas, and ecosystem developer and PiFace designer Dr Andrew Robinson
The new service will combine OnAsset’s hardware and software with the power of the global AT&T network. In addition to tracking devices, customers will have access to OnAsset’s cloud-based VisionTM platform, which gives users insight into the location and condition of cargo while it’s in transit.
Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary Digital Receiver Technology Inc. (DRT) today debuted an easier, faster way for wireless carriers and infrastructure providers to assess their cellular network and identify areas where upgrades may be required.
The new Avionics & Radar Tech Hub brings together all of Richardson RFPD's avionics and radar suppliers, including Microsemi, which has released the highest power GaN on SiC RF transistors for avionics and radar available on the market today.
Satellite equipment specialist Newtec has been selected by California-based X2nSat to provide the equipment for a new B2B broadband and SCADA service. Under the new brand name ST4G, X2nSat will offer reliable and fast connectivity for the enterprise and government markets.