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White House Tells Tech Sector to Dream Big

White House Tells Tech Sector to Dream Big | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Office of Science and Technology Policy looks to strengthen the tech startup sector and capture the nation's imagination as it seeks ideas from the best and the brightest.
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Social Media Stereotypes, Statistics, Facts And Figures 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Social Media Stereotypes, Statistics, Facts And Figures 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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A Tale Of Two Facebook Data Centers - AllFacebook

A Tale Of Two Facebook Data Centers - AllFacebook | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
This past April, Facebook began operations at its second data center in the U.S., in Forest City, N.C., which joined its already existing facility in Prineville, Ore.
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SC2012: Top500 expects exascale computing by 2020

SC2012: Top500 expects exascale computing by 2020 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
If the increase in supercomputer speeds continue at their current pace, we will see the first exascale machine by 2020, estimated the maintainers of the Top500 compilation of the world's fastest systems.
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Tech terms dominate contenders for Word of the Year 2012

Tech terms dominate contenders for Word of the Year 2012 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Some very techie words have been very popular this year, according to the Oxford American Dictionaries.
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2010's GSA conference scandal hits SC12

2010's GSA conference scandal hits SC12 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
GSA excesses at a Las Vegas conference two year's ago prompted a cutback in U.S. government travel budgets -- and that means fewer federal researchers at this year's supercomputing conference.
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Petraeus Case Raises Concerns About Americans’ Privacy

Petraeus Case Raises Concerns About Americans’ Privacy | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The F.B.I. investigation that toppled David H. Petraeus, the director of the C.I.A., underscores a danger that civil libertarians have long warned about.
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Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, on the ‘Next Play’ Philosophy

Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, on the ‘Next Play’ Philosophy | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn says the company follows the “next play” philosophy of Duke University basketball — that the team shouldn’t dwell on celebrating recent successes or lamenting failures.
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Now That We Have Twitter, Facebook And Pinterest, What’s The Future Of Email? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Now That We Have Twitter, Facebook And Pinterest, What’s The Future Of Email? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Now That We Have Twitter, Facebook And Pinterest, What’s The Future Of Email?
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California Failed to Pass Its Genetically Modified Food Labeling Law. Now What?: Scientific American

Despite initial support, a barrage of negative ads helped defeat the state's Prop 37, which means that companies can still sell GM-containing foods without letting consumers know...
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The 10 most powerful supercomputers on the planet

The 10 most powerful supercomputers on the planet | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The latest Top500 list details the world's mightiest silicon...
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Will You Hand Over the Wheel? - IEEE - The Institute

Will You Hand Over the Wheel? - IEEE - The Institute | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Experts say driverless cars will one day be common...
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More Companies Are Tracking Online Data

More Companies Are Tracking Online Data | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The number of trackers collecting data on users' activities on the most popular Web sites in the United States has significantly increased in the last five months, according to new research from the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology at the...
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Rethinking IT in the cloud computing era

Rethinking IT in the cloud computing era | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
IT departments need not go away in a computing world increasingly concerned with cloud computing and complex service-oriented systems, but they will have to change.
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Online tool 'PlagSpotter ' allows for plagiarism checks

Online tool 'PlagSpotter ' allows for plagiarism checks | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Ukraine startup Devellar has launched the beta version of an online tool that checks URLs to see if content posted under them has been duplicated elsewhere on the Web.
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Ransomware crooks make millions from porn-shaming scams

Ransomware crooks make millions from porn-shaming scams | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
'It really puts the screws to you,' says Symantec director of spike in PC extortion racket...
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Dropbox claims 100 million users

Dropbox claims 100 million users | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Cloud storage company Dropbox announced it has passed the 100 million-user mark and has customers in 200 countries.
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Government Surveillance Is on the Rise, Says Google

Government Surveillance Is on the Rise, Says Google | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Government surveillance of the Internet is on the rise, according to Google's sixth and most recent Transparency Report.
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While Airlines Add More Fees, One Travel Freebie Becomes Standard | TIME.com

While Airlines Add More Fees, One Travel Freebie Becomes Standard | TIME.com | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Travelers will pay all-time high fees to hotels and airlines this year. In this atmosphere, it's a surprise when any part of the travel experience is granted for free.
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Loveland's school district works to improve technology with small budget - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Loveland's school district works to improve technology with small budget - Loveland Reporter-Herald | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Derrick Hoffman and Josh Coseo stood on top of Bill Reed Middle Schools roof Wednesday afternoon peering through binoculars at an eight-foot weather balloon floating 225 feet in the air.
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13 Social Media Marketing Trends For 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

13 Social Media Marketing Trends For 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
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Cisco VP to memo leaker: Finding you is now 'my hobby'

Cisco VP to memo leaker: Finding you is now 'my hobby' | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Network World series of stories sparks Cisco series of leaks...
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Google rides out service blockages in China

Google rides out service blockages in China | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Google's services have been riding a bit of a rollercoaster in China over the last several days. A one-hour or even 12-hour blockage wouldn't hurt the company.
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If You Track Me, Will We Still Trust Each Other? - IEEE - The Institute

If You Track Me, Will We Still Trust Each Other? - IEEE - The Institute | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Research paper explores the impact of location-based social networking on relationships...
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