Flipboard iPhone app launch takes down entire service
But the launch appears to be simply too popular for Flipboard's servers to handle. It's unfortunate timing for a company that faces steep competition from the likes of Zite, Yahoo's Livestand and AOL's Editions. Due to high demand, Flipboard is …
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Using Servers as Furnaces
A paper titled, "The Data Furnace: Heating Up with Cloud Computing," argues that "servers can be sent to homes and office buildings and used as a primary heat source." First, think of all the energy used to cool down server farms and data centers. …
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