209 Results for

plumbing

Article

Home Depot plumbs new depths in tweeting

Home Depot posts a tweet featuring a picture of three drummers -- two African-American men and a man in a gorilla costume -- with the question: "Which drummer is not like the others?"

By Nov. 8, 2013

Article

ISPs warm to IPv6, but old-era Internet plumbing persists

The next-generation Internet technology is catching on among ISPs and their customers, but efforts to squeeze more life out of IPv4 persist, a survey finds.

By Oct. 8, 2013

Article

App.net: 'Plumbing' for social apps, not Twitter rival (podcast)

CNET's Larry Magid talks with App.net founder Dalton Caldwell about his ambitious project to create an ad-free, open platform for the sort of third-party social apps Twitter once allowed but now discourages.

By Aug. 15, 2012

Article

Google's SPDY wins new allies in plan to rebuild Web plumbing

A technology to improve the fundamental HTTP Web technology wins some endorsements from Facebook, Akamai, Alibaba, and F5. But about that encryption requirement...

By Jul. 17, 2012

Article

Google wants to unclog Net's DNS plumbing

The Net giant, ever eager for a faster Internet, debuts its Google Public DNS service. With it, Google could become even more central to the Net.

By Dec. 3, 2009

Article

IBM uses plumbing, watercoolers to chill supercomputer

Big Blue's new version of its high-end supercomputer, the Power 575, needs a cool drink of water to operate at peak performance.

By Apr. 7, 2008

Article

App.net lays off all workers but isn't going out of business

The alternative and developer-friendly social network cuts all full-time staff members but plans to “continue to operate normally on an indefinite basis.”

By May. 6, 2014

Article

Goodbye world, hello personal isolation pod

Time out! This futuristic-looking isolation chamber is perfect for things like chilling out and boozing up. Just the thing to get some quality alone time.

By Jun. 18, 2014

Article

Is 3D printing the future of home building?

A USC professor says a 3D printer makes it possible to build a 2,500-square-foot home in less than a day.

By Jan. 22, 2014