Smart cities will soon churn out so much information that flash memory data centers might be the only way to control the environmental footprint. In an essay on IT ProPortal, NetApp’s Laurence James makes the case for smart cities switching to solid state drives (SSD), or flash memory, in their quickly growing data centers. NetApp […]
You may have heard the news lately from Guangzhou, China about the firing of robots as waitstaff. Out of three restaurants that used robots to serve customers, two have closed and the third fired its robot workers. The reasons? The robots couldn’t effectively handle soup dishes, often malfunctioned, and had to follow a fixed route that […]
The Lego smartphone approacheth.
You can tell a Windows 8 computer from a Windows 7 model from across the mall. That’s no accident, it’s a critical to the industry’s plan to keep PCs relevant.