"The Human Face of Big Data" offers a geek-out-worthy coffee-table book that aims to give readers, through photography and short articles, a glimpse of how powerful new data processing capabilities are changing people's lives.
An Italian firm sells a mannequin that has a camera built into one of its eyes that ports data into facial recognition software that can tell the age, gender and race of people walking by.
If the increase in supercomputer speeds continue at their current pace, we will see the first exascale machine by 2020, estimated the maintainers of the Top500 compilation of the world's fastest systems.
This brand-new crowdfunding platform is targeted specifically at software developers.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has deployed a 20-petaflop supercomputer called Titan, which the lab hopes will give the U.S. an edge over China and Japan in the race to build the world's fastest computers.
Though tech stocks on the Nasdaq are up about 16 percent for the year, they were up about 25 percent for the year about a month ago.
In a survey of 222 C-level executives at tech firms, law firm DLA Piper found that 76 percent believe Barack Obama will win the Nov. 6 election, while 24 percent predict a win for Mitt Romney.
Outfitted with an Eye-Fi SD Card, this lightweight portable scanner can wirelessly transmit JPG images and PDFs to computers, the Web, or your Android or iOS mobile device.