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Trust in the Cloud Could Be Pinned to Online Scoring System

Apr. 22, 2016 — An easy-to-use online tool to help build people's trust in the cloud has been developed by computer scientists. Cloud computing is widely recognized as a highly useful technology, with multiple ... read more

All Eyes on the Conductor

Feb. 13, 2016 — A ‘conductor’ that ensures simultaneous processing tasks keep time could dramatically increase the efficiency of ‘cloud’ simulations, report ... read more

New Tech to Help Companies Detect, Respond to Cloud Computing Performance Bugs

Jan. 11, 2016 — A computer science researcher has launched a company that uses new tech to to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their ... read more

Quantum Spin on Molecular Computers

Dec. 2, 2015 — If quantum computers existed, they would revolutionize computing as we know it. Based on fundamental properties of matter, the potential power of these theoretical workhorses would solve problems in ... read more

New Supercomputer Simulations Enhance Understanding of Protein Motion, Function

Nov. 23, 2015 — Supercomputing simulations could change how researchers understand the internal motions of proteins that play functional, structural and regulatory roles in all living organisms, say scientists in a ... read more

New Advanced Computing Systems Under Investigation

Nov. 17, 2015 — Scientists are studying how to improve the development of advanced computing systems to create faster software under the auspices of RePhrase, a new research project from the European Union Horizon ... read more

Really, What Is the Internet of Things?

Nov. 13, 2015 — The Internet of Things, IoT, the cloud, big data...buzzwords for the modern age. But, asks one researcher: Is the IoT actually anything new and how does it work? Scientists now offer some answers and ... read more

Shields Up: Researchers Are Making the Internet More Secure

Nov. 5, 2015 — Scientists are developing a service that can sniff out, ward off and protect against large-scale online attacks known as Distributed Denial of Service, or DDoS, ... read more

Tackling Big Data: Storage and Transfer

Oct. 29, 2015 — Where should Big Data be stored and shared in a cost-effective manner? How can it be most efficiently transferred across advanced data networks? How will researchers be interacting with the data and ... read more

Oct. 22, 2015 — The animal brain is so complex, it would take a supercomputer and vast amounts of data to create a detailed 3-D model of the billions of neurons that power it. But computer scientists and a professor ... read more

New Report on Energy-Efficient Computing

Oct. 20, 2015 — A new American report outlines key factors limiting progress in computing -- particularly related to energy consumption -- and novel research that could overcome these ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Researchers have demonstrated working electronic circuits that have been produced in a radically new way, using methods that resemble Darwinian evolution. The size of these circuits is comparable to ... read more

Dew Helps Ground Cloud Computing

Sep. 15, 2015 — The most obvious disadvantage of putting your data in the cloud is losing access when you have no internet connection. According to new research this is where 'dew' could ... read more

Problematic Relationship: Small Brain Models Distort Contact Intensity Between Neurons

Sep. 10, 2015 — Even the most powerful computers in the world can only simulate one percent of the nerve cells due to memory constraints. For this reason, scientists have turned to downscaled models. However, this ... read more

Graphics Processors Accelerate Pattern Discovery

Aug. 28, 2015 — Using normal graphics processors, a new program for identifying repeated patterns in complex networks significantly boosts search ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — Researchers are using high-performance computing to simulate the processes that take place during the first moments of photosynthesis. Using quantum mechanics as the basis, computer scientists, ... read more

European Consortium Develops New Approaches for Dealing With Big Data

Aug. 14, 2015 — Big Data is a major factor driving knowledge discovery and innovation in our information society. However, large amounts of data can only be used efficiently if algorithms for understanding the data ... read more

Computers: Fireflies Predict Network Loyalty

Aug. 12, 2015 — Online social networking generates vast quantities of data that might be useful to the service providers, advertising agencies, and even the users themselves. Researchers describe an approach to ... read more

Computers: Protecting Your Cloud

Aug. 12, 2015 — A powerful new computer security tool, called XDet, can detect malicious files being uploaded to a cloud computing service. The researchers have carried out successful tests on live data on a cloud ... read more

Aug. 3, 2015 — Engineers have found a new way to switch the polarization of nanomagnets without the need for an external magnetic field. The advance brings the semiconductor industry a major step closer to moving ... read more

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