NASA's Cloud Computing Odyssey: From Earth to Mars
Cloud computing became a hidden hero of NASA's Mars mission. It was a moment of victory for IT and engineering when NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars at the end of its 563 million kilometer journey. The anxiety of watching the rover's descent wasn't confined to rocket scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory; it was shared by NASA’s software engineer Khawaja Shams, a member of JPL's Operations Planning Software Lab as well, he described his experience as mentioning it as the toughest day in his career.
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Microsoft is building a Touch and Speech enabled Business Intelligence tool
Microsoft's SQL Server Business Intelligence unit is looking forward to bring touch and speech-enabled product as a part of its natural-user-interface (NUI). The name of the unannounced product is InfoNavigator. According to a Microsoft job posting for a software development engineer in test, it was an incubation project funded by Microsoft’s Chairman Bill Gates, which is now transforming into a reality.
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Apple encouraging Chinese iOS app development
The recently released report of China's Smartphone market, confirmed what other market researches had spoken about regarding the rumors about the arrival of iPhone 5 in China. Apple ranks at a lowly sixth place among top smartphone manufacturers in China, with Samsung and Lenovo leading with their Android-based handsets.
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DotNetNuke 7 with Active Directory and SharePoint Lists
DotNetNuke 7 is loaded with new features which have enhanced its capabilities. It now provides support for active directory authentication and also includes a SharePoint connector which enables fast and secure publishing of SharePoint documents to websites, intranets and extranets. With the inclusion of a brand new intuitive control panel, it now provides support for SharePoint Lists too.
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