Infrastructure

    • All dogs go to Google: a story of adoption in Chile

      Google is a dog company. Googlers often bring their dogs—affectionately referred to as Dooglers—to work, but our company-wide love for dogs goes even deeper than that. Google’s affection for our canine friends is an integral facet of our corporate culture. We like cats, but we’re a dog company.

      The Official Google Blog- 24 readers -
  • See Our Latest Data Center Murals

    … transcontinental telegraph, a member of the Otoe tribe, a surveyor for the transcontinental railroad, and Googlers working at the data center. The largest of the murals created for the Dublin data center is placed on one of the louvered walls that allow fresh Irish air to pass freely into the building and efficiently cool the servers inside. On this wall, Fuchsia illustrates Phoenix Park in Dublin. You can see the park’s free roaming deer and Tea Rooms. …

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • See Our Latest Data Center Murals

    … transcontinental telegraph, a member of the Otoe tribe, a surveyor for the transcontinental railroad, and Googlers working at the data center. The largest of the murals created for the Dublin data center is placed on one of the louvered walls that allow fresh Irish air to pass freely into the building and efficiently cool the servers inside. On this wall, Fuchsia illustrates Phoenix Park in Dublin. You can see the park’s free roaming deer and Tea Rooms. …

    The Official Google Blog- 25 readers -
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  • See Our Latest Data Center Murals

    … Last May, we announced the Data Center Mural Project, a partnership with artists to bring a bit of the magic from the inside of our data centers to the outside. Two artists in Oklahoma and Belgium created murals that celebrate both the work that happens inside the buildings and the communities where the data centers reside. Today, we’re excited…

    The Official Google Blog- 37 readers -
  • Facebook’s Eighth Data Center to Be Located in Odense, Denmark

    … Worth, Texas, Tuesday, this one will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy and support thousands of jobs in the community over the next few years. Data centers are the physical infrastructure to support our community. They’re basically giant machines that control power, temperature, connectivity and maintenance for tens of thousands of little…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    … they were two years ago, and those aged 65 and older are the least trusting group of all. However, with increases in daily active users of up to 5 percent on almost every major social site, social media use is up overall. Even niche services like Vine and Tinder gained 8 percent and 6 percent more daily users, respectively. Tumblr was the only site…

    AllTwitterin Social- 17 readers -
  • The State of Social Commerce (Infographic)

    … and resistance among consumers. Twitter shut down its e-commerce development team earlier this year, while Facebook’s efforts remain in beta and only available to certain user and brand groups. On Pinterest, more than 10,000 merchants currently employ buyable pins. Social commerce may still be in its infancy, but it certainly has a future. For more information on the impact of livestreaming and commerce through chat bots, view the infographic below, from Sumo Heavy. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 26 readers -
  • Area 404: Facebook’s New 22,000-Square-Foot Hardware Lab

    … Facebook announced the opening of a 22,000-square-foot hardware lab at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. CNC (computer numerical control) model maker Spencer Burns and mechanical and power manager Mikal Greaves said in a blog post that the new facility contains state-of-the-art machine tools and test equipment, which will enable Facebook…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Can Data Security Keep Up With Fraud, Bots and Hackers?

    … and vulnerabilities left unpatched have become common threads in data breaches. In certain places, even Heartbleed still hasn’t been patched. The speed at which security innovations are implemented and adopted, by both consumers and businesses, clearly isn’t keeping pace with developments in hacking and fraud. Unpatched vulnerabilities continue to be exploited…

    Inside Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

    … Former Google Fiber general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. Kurt Wagner and Mark Bergen of Re/code reported that Lo ran Google Fiber for five years, leading its operations in its initial three cities, adding that he will not work on Internet.org Free Basics. Lo announced the move…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 25 readers -
  • F8 2016 Registration Is Open

    … content for everyone across Facebook’s family of applications and services. Interactive demos: Experience our immersive products for yourself with hands-on demos featuring Oculus Rift and Touch, 360 video and more. Innovation lab: Learn how we plan to improve connectivity, enhance infrastructure and scale artificial intelligence and virtual reality…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 34 readers -
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