All sorts of data is collected on Australian farms, such as stock numbers and crop details. from www.shutterstock.com Most of us are familiar with cases of data being used in ways that go beyond consumer expectations – just think of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal. However this is also an issue […]

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Amazon Web Services, a popular storage and hosting platform used by several online services, reported rolling outages throughout the day. NEW YORK — Usually people don’t notice the “cloud” — unless, that is, it turns into a massive storm. Which was the case Tuesday when Amazon’s huge cloud-computing service suffered […]

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The orange-and-white radome that houses the upgraded McMurdo TDRSS Relay System is about 1.5 miles from the actual McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Credit: Philip Baldwin/NASA Enlarge For scientists now studying the voluminous amounts of data collected daily by NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission, speed is everything. A new NASA-developed […]