Infrastructure

Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: President Trump’s new 10-year plan for “rebuilding infrastructure in America” doesn’t contain any funding specifically earmarked for improving Internet access. Instead, the plan sets aside a pool of funding for numerous types of infrastructure projects, and broadband is one of the eligible categories. The plan’s $50 […]

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AWS continues to rule the cloud infrastructure market
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 AWS’s domination of the Infrastructure as a Service market continues unabated this quarter. Yes, Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and others continue to grow much faster than AWS, but that has not had a significant impact on AWS’s command over the IaaS market. For starters, AWS had a monster quarter posting $4.57 billion in earnings. That was […]

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Department of Energy Invests $50 Million To Improve Critical Energy Infrastructure Security
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Orome1 shares a report from Help Net Security: Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) is announcing awards of up to $50 million to DOE’s National Laboratories to support early stage research and development of next-generation tools and technologies to further improve the resilience of the Nation’s critical energy infrastructure, including the electric grid and oil […]

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America Gets a D Plus for Infrastructure, and a Big Bill to Fix it
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It’ll take more than $1 trillion to fix America’s infrastructure. A lot more. The post America Gets a D Plus for Infrastructure, and a Big Bill to Fix it appeared first on WIRED.

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A Wet Winter Is Overwhelming California’s Ancient Infrastructure
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More than a month of storms have pushed California’s water infrastructure to its limits. And another series of storms is set to hit tomorrow. The post A Wet Winter Is Overwhelming California’s Ancient Infrastructure appeared first on WIRED.

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The 7 Most Majestic Infrastructure Projects of 2016
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And one more to look forward to in 2017. The post The 7 Most Majestic Infrastructure Projects of 2016 appeared first on WIRED.

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After having its infrastructure shuttered, CyanogenMod will live on as Lineage
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 The days leading up to the holiday have been a real roller coaster ride for Cyanogen fans. Yesterday, Cyanogen Inc. unceremoniously pulled the plug on its support for CyanogenOS in a short post declaring that “all services and Cyanogen-supported nightly builds will be discontinued” by the year’s end. In a post today titled “A Fork […]

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The Cancer Moonshot needs a heavy dose of computational infrastructure
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 Top cancer researchers recently reported their findings and recommendations to President Obama and Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot task force. All 10 recommendations in the report heavily concentrate on enabling computational infrastructure, and included these key words: sharing data, engaging patients, precision medicine, genetic understanding, interdisciplinary, ecosystem and… Read More

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Why a global threat sharing program is vital to protect global infrastructure
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 We live in a time where the global sharing of threat intelligence is not only possible; it’s vital to the security of our global infrastructure, and the public and private sectors have been working tirelessly to create these programs. So far, the biggest challenges have revolved around technology, laws, and cost —  but still, over the past […]

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