Facebook has launched an investigation into another app created by University of Cambridge academics after it sucked up the data of millions of users. The New Scientist reported that Facebook was investigating personality quiz app myPersonality, which the science journal said secured the information of about 3 million user profiles.
The rate that our technological advances are achieved, is increasing. Many studies have tracked the advances of many different measures of information technology, and have identified that performance (in relation to price) doubles on average every 18 months. As the rate of our advances continues to accelerate, the future continues to come faster than we traditionally expect.
We need to store all that data somewhere. Hard drives were our only resort a few decades ago. Today, cloud is the new frontier on the data storage land, brimming with features.
A global survey of Wi-Fi hotspots carried out on behalf of network aggregator iPass has revealed how wireless will become a pervasive part of the lives of billions in the next four years.
The relationship between green energy and the data centers is in an early stage, but there has been a growing interest in using renewables in the data centers.