Cloud Computing

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Chinese Crunch Human Genome With Videogame Chips

Eric Smalley | Wired Enterprise | January 6, 2012

The world’s largest genome sequencing center once needed four days to analyze data describing a human genome. Now it needs just six hours...According to Jackson Lab’s TeHennepe, the feat BGI and NVIDIA pulled off was porting key genome analysis tools to NVIDIA’s GPU architecture, a nontrivial accomplishment that the open source community and others have been working toward. Read More »

CIOs Get More Options as Cloud Computing Goes Open Source

Loraine Lawson | IT Business Edge | May 11, 2012

CIOs, CEOs and other executives must have a lot of questions about cloud computing, and I’m not sure there are actually good answers right now when it comes to portability and integration. Read More »

ClinCapture Appoints Scott Weidley Chief Executive Officer

Press Release | ClinCapture | August 9, 2016

ClinCapture today announced that it has appointed Scott Weidley as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors effective August 1, 2016. The appointment of Mr. Weidley, a leading cloud software executive specializing in electronic data capture (EDC), emphasizes a focus on customer-centric culture to drive product and business development for the brand. Weidley brings more than twenty years of experience in sales, management, marketing, and customer success...

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Cloud Computing And NASA

Adam Ritchie | CloudTweaks | April 4, 2014

Investments in space technology have produced many spinoff inventions that we now take for granted in everyday modern life. Advances in comfort, such as memory foam and shoe insoles, and life-saving technologies, such as smoke detectors and safety grooving in roads and runways, were all inspired by NASA research.

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Cloud computing's big debt to NASA & Open Source

Patrick Thibodeau | ComputerWorld | March 8, 2013

IBM is betting big on OpenStack, deeply rooted in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's ingenuity Read More »

Cloud, Social, Big Data And Mobile Technology Reshapes One African City

Joe K. Mensah | The Atlantic | December 12, 2013

As one of Africa's fastest urbanizing cities, Accra, Ghana needs to recognize the challenges it faces as it continues to grow. Read More »

Cloud-based Vendors Giving Health IT A Boost

Xavier E. Martinez | Power Your Practice | October 16, 2013

According to a recent Black Book Rankings report, 17% of physician practices are considering switching EHR vendors by January 2014. So, it should come as no surprise that many are looking for health IT vendors with a fresh approach to fulfilling physician software needs. Read More »

Cloudius Systems, HSA Foundation And Valve Join Linux Foundation

Press Release | The Linux Foundation | December 4, 2013

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Cloudius Systems, HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) Foundation and Valve are joining the organization. Read More »

CMS To Invest $5+ Billion a Year in Open Source and Cloud-based IT Infrastructure for Medicaid

After more than 40 years of relying on monolithic mainframe platforms to administer its services, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has embraced a new modular, open and agile approach to Medicaid health information technology for the Federal government and States. In many ways, this is the best of what open source advocates and technology innovators could have hoped for when it comes to open source policy from a government agency. According to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of CMS, the agency will spend more than $5 billion a year to fund this transformation.

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Cost Savings Draw Governments Worldwide to the Cloud

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | February 28, 2012

Cost savings are the biggest driver to cloud computing for national, state and local governments and security concerns are the greatest barrier, a survey released Tuesday found. Read More »

Data for the Public Good

Alex Howard | O'Reilly Radar | February 22, 2012

From healthcare to finance to emergency response, data holds immense potential to help citizens and government.

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Data Protection Responses To PRISM "A Smokescreen"

Simon Phipps | Computerworld | June 17, 2013

An online privacy expert has denounced European responses to US Internet surveillance and called for legal immunity in Europe for those that report its effects. [...] Read More »

Dell commits to OpenStack cloud computing solution

Jack Clark | ZDNet | December 13, 2012

Dell will use the OpenStack cloud management and automation software for its public and private cloud products, the company has announced, in a sign of increasing support for the open-source project. Read More »

Details On VA's Mobile Device Mgt. Plan

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee | GovInfoSecurity.com | October 5, 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs is revealing more details about the cloud-based mobile device management system it soon will implement. Read More »

DIY Internet Of Things: The Ultimate Maker Project

Serdar Yegulalp | InfoWorld | January 21, 2014

Last week, word dropped of how the folks at Spark, creators of an Arduino-compatible board for creating homebrew Internet-connected hardware (the Spark Core), had hacked together an open source digital thermostat. Read More »