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Marketplace Tech for Friday, April 26, 2013
Apr 26, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Friday, April 26, 2013

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The Internet is powered by vast banks of computers which eat up energy. That's expensive for the people who run these servers, and it has a cost to the earth, depending on how all the electricity is generated. Aaron Rallo is CEO of TSO Logic, which offers a software solution to this. Another company working to make the net more efficient is Joyent. Its chief technology office, Jason Hoffman, believes the demands are going to get so high on our digital systems -- given all the computer chips going into things -- that we'll need some big technological leaps.

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The Internet is coming to your car, watch, and dishwater, but can our systems handle it?

Apr 26, 2013
The Internet is powered by vast banks of computers which chew up energy. That's a big cost for the people who run these servers -- and the earth, depending on how all the electricity is generated.

What's inside that brand new Samsung phone?

Apr 26, 2013
The iPhone is like the Golden Gate Bridge: It hogs attention, but the Bay Bridge to and from Oakland gets used more often. So what's the Bay Bridge in this analogy? The Samsung Galaxy.

The Internet is powered by vast banks of computers which eat up energy. That’s expensive for the people who run these servers, and it has a cost to the earth, depending on how all the electricity is generated. Aaron Rallo is CEO of TSO Logic, which offers a software solution to this. Another company working to make the net more efficient is Joyent. Its chief technology office, Jason Hoffman, believes the demands are going to get so high on our digital systems — given all the computer chips going into things — that we’ll need some big technological leaps.

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