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The Big Data Nemesis Simplified

Steve Hamby | Posted 12.09.2012 | Technology
Steve Hamby

Big Data is one of the hottest buzzwords in Information Technology based on its one-year hockey-stick trend curve in Google Trends. In fact, its interest level is about 40% of "Cloud Computing," another overused buzzword with a five-year-plus trend history.

Love the Tech, but the Cloud Needs Some Cleaning

Kevin Grandia | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Kevin Grandia

A report released today by Greenpeace International finds that major tech companies Apple, Microsoft and Amazon are burning vast amounts of polluting coal to power their data "clouds."

Just How Much Data Exists In The Digital Universe?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The estimated amount of "data in the digital universe" this year -- 1.2 zettabytes (1.3 trillion gigabytes) -- is equal to 75m fully-loaded 16GB iPads...