In the good old days, Apple’s app store had a few thousand apps, and you could probably browse all of them to find what you wanted. That lasted about 30 seconds.
Guest Post Despite all the inroads cloud computing has made among business users, it still hasn’t broken through the enterprise IT logjam. I see it as a cultural issue: IT organizations love control and complexity.
Information may want to be free, but the organization behind Wikipedia wants knowledge to be free too. So Wikimedia has formed a partnership with the world’s sixth-largest telecom, VimpelCom, to deliver Wikipedia mobile sites for free to developing countries.
Hahvahd scientists have successfully stored 70 billion copies of their own book on genetics and biology in just a gram of DNA.
DNA is a fantastic medium from a storage perspective … in fact, it’s so good that all the data the world creates in a year could theoretically fit in four grams of DNA.
Much-lauded startup Qwiki — an online Wikipedia-esque service that throws displays information with computer-generated voices, images and video — is coming out of private alpha and opening up to everyone today.
Live Matrix, a “TV Guide” of sorts to the Internet, will come out of beta on Monday and attempt to do the impossible — index shows, sales and other online events and provide users with an easier way to browse through the fire hose of information.