Smartphone Users Check Facebook Within 15 Minutes of Waking Up… and More

In a research report by IDC released Wednesday. The study tapped 7,446 iPhone and Android users in the U.S. between 18 and 44 — representative of the 50% of the population that uses smartphones — and asked them questions about their phone usage across one week in March. Depending on your perspective, many of the results are either depressing or confirm what you knew all along. For example, it seems that 79% of smartphone users reach...

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The Storage Technology Behind “Storage as a Service”

You don’t have to rely on local hard disks any more. Gone are the days of bad disks, blown power supplies and backup tapes. More and more companies are providing storage as a service for lower and lower rates. How do they do it? Cleversafe provides unique technology that allows the distribution and slicing of data across multiple, geographically disparate data centers. [Listen Here to my interview with Russ Kennedy, a Vice...

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