Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new NASA satellite data says set a record for "soul-crushing" cold. Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. NASA's Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars, which scientists say would've been a perfect spot for tiny primitive organisms to flourish if they ever existed there. A provocative new study has found that nearly 1 in 5 lung tumors detected on CT scans are probably so slow-growing that they would never cause problems and were unlikely ever to become deadly. Get ready for curved screens. Apple is the latest tech company interested in screens that go beyond flatness, as evidenced by a new patent it has received for a "curved touch sensor." The High Line, a park that turned an elevated railway in Manhattan into a New York tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a new cockroach able to handle bitter cold.
Chinese Hackers Spied on European Officials Prior to the G20 summit in September, Chinese hackers sent e-mails laced with malware to the ministry computers of at least five European officials, according to research firm FireEye.
Cisco, HP Among Winners in Slowing Server Market Although the PC market is declining, the server industry is still posting gains, albeit slight ones. In the third quarter of 2013 worldwide server shipments grew 1.9 percent year-over-year, according to Gartner.
Qualcomm Debuts 64-Bit LTE Chip Promising faster connections to speed the adoption of smartphones in new markets, Qualcomm Technologies has rolled out its Snapdragon 410 system-on-a-chip with integrated 4G LTE World Mode.
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8 Tips for Shaping Your Data Center Strategy Are you responsible for your company's data center and dealing with ever changing challenges? If so, check out these eight tips for developing a strategy that balances costs, risks, and agility.
Akamai Buys Prolexic, Joins Denial-of-Service Fight The $370 million acquisition of cybersecurity vendor Prolexic by Akamai Technologies will let Akamai hone technologies to lock down data centers and internal business apps against denial-of-service attacks.