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Green tech: Wi-Fi, not storage, is the power hog, researchers say

Cloud service providers have drawn ire from environmentalists for not being transparent when it comes to the energy efficiency of their data centers, but they are greener than other technology.

Netflix CEO likens cloud computing to early coding era

Reed Hastings, CEO of US video streaming company Netflix, says that the current state of cloud computing is akin to the era before compilers took some of the heavy lifting away from coding.


Yabi: Bringing Drag-and-drop to Supercomputers

Fitting out the world of supercomputers with a user-friendly, web-based interface is the focus of an open source project in Australia.

Opera Answers Amazon's Cloud-powered Silk Browser

The creator of the Opera Web browser points out that Amazon is not the first to use server-side preprocessing of Web pages to speed up browsing.