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  • ​DreamLab cancer app hits 60,000 downloads

    Around 60,000 smartphone users worldwide have downloaded the DreamLab app, which turns the devices into a virtual supercomputer to provide cancer researchers with extra processing power to crunch genomic data faster.

    Written by Byron Connolly29 April 16 09:22
  • Microsoft is making Big Data really small using DNA

    Microsoft has partnered with a San Francisco-based company to encode information on synthetic DNA to test its potential as a new medium for data storage.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank28 April 16 10:32
  • Scientists could use DNA to shrink a datacentre into a sugar cube

    Microsoft and University of Washington researchers have successfully converted long strings of ones and zeroes into four basic DNA blocks, which would allow a datacentre as large as a Walmart to shrink to the size of the sugar cube.

    Written by Lucas Mearian12 April 16 03:29
  • 'IT genome' an effort to map tech 'DNA'

    IT discovery vendor BDNA on Wednesday unveiled Technopedia, what it calls the world's first "IT Genome," a regularly updated encyclopedia of information on every type of enterprise software and hardware platform.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus15 April 10 06:08