In order to meet the extreme demands put on its servers, Facebook has designed its own servers and data-center setup. Now, with a project called the Open Compute Project, it's sharing those plans with partners and competitors alike in the hopes that it will help push the evolution of data-center design. Here are a few photos from today's event, held in Palo Alto, Calif. For more details on the project, see our article here.
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WebMD scooped up, MS Paint to be erased?
Today's major tech headlines include the purchase of WebMD by a private equity firm, a possible end of the line for MS Paint and a new AI chip that may be making its way into the next version of Microsoft's Hololens.