Samsung is leading the charge in foldable screens, just like they have been doing for flexible and curved screens. For a video of a foldable screen see here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qat9FeJ6qIg I am sure, just like curved screens, the folding screen is just another step toward some technology advancement that will blow all of our minds. (Samsung recently … [Read more...] about Foldable Screens by Samsung
With this post I start with the basics on Hadoop, including its history. The story starts with the early days of Google. Engineers needed to design new ways to store and process and retrieve data that would scale to very large sizes. The published two papers on their design in 2003, and the highly regarded community-focused Doug Cutting produced an open source version of the … [Read more...] about Starting at the Basics: What is Hadoop and what problems does it solve?
It is always interesting when two hot technologies come together. The CA based software house, GridGain, has brought together In-Memory and Hadoop by offering a high-performance in-memory file system. It is even 100% compatible with HDFS. GridGain File System (GGFS) is a plug-and-play alternative to the disk-based Hadoop HDFS. Enabling up to 10x faster performance for IO and … [Read more...] about In-Memory Hadoop—use it when speed matters.
A team of researchers at the University of Texas at Austin recently conducted an experiment on counterfeit GPS signals. During this experiment researchers used a custom built GPS spoofing device to send fake signals to a yacht, which in turn sent this giant 213-foot boat off course. And the worst part about this is that these counterfeit signals did not trigger any … [Read more...] about Spoofing on the High Seas: Yacht GPS hacked without alarm