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  • What is 3D printing?

    3D printers are the hottest new technology on the IT landscape. Everyone --users and vendors alike-- wants a piece of the pie and, with 3D systems now printing candy and food, they could get their wish; that is, an actual, edible piece of pie.

  • 3-D printing adds new dimension to business innovation

    3-D printing may have an image problem. It's sometimes seen as a hobbyist pursuit -- a fun way to build knickknacks from your living room desktop -- but a growing number of companies are giving serious thought to the technology to help get new ideas off the ground.

  • The 19 generations of computer programmers

    If you're searching for a fountain of youth, the easiest way to get that feeling of continual rebirth is to hang around a few tech product launches. Every new rollout comes with the fresh, unabashed feeling that this has never been done before. Ever.

  • OpenStack - Why democracy beats dictatorship in the cloud

    It is two and a half years since Rackspace and NASA launched the OpenStack infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud computing project, and since then the community has grown from 20 developers and 15,000 lines of software to 600 developers and 600,000 lines of software.

  • If you know how to manage the risk, working with startups is worth it

    Working with startups requires a lot of legwork and knowing how to manage the risk. But the rewards can be great.

  • Western Digital helium drive plans popped by shortage?

    Western Digital's HGST subsidiary may not have picked the best time to have a breakthrough in hard-disk drive innovation.

  • What's it like to land NASA's Space Shuttle? We test the simulator

    We're barrelling down the runway at the Kennedy Space Center at about 300 kilometers per hour, and the Space Shuttle is well to the left of the center line.

  • NASA's CIO Adrian R. Gardner on managing cybersecurity challenges

    Adrian R. Gardner, CIO at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, was the 2012 recipient of the Information Technology Leader Award from Temple University's Fox School of Business. Here, he talks about what it takes to lead IT at one of the most famous government organizations.

  • 10 hacks that made headlines

    Here are ten hacking incidents through history that made some of the biggest headlines.

  • Step aside Anonymous, here comes The Unknowns

    The latest shadowy hacker group to strike is calling itself The Unknowns, and they're bragging they've hacked NASA Glenn Research Center, the U.S. Air Force, the European Space Agency and others, posting some network-access details.





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