A computer grid, MySpace, Tokoni, Apple Stock and WoW Dual Specs

Posted: October 6, 2008 in games, music, Technology
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World’s largest computer grid is now operational

Remember that Large Hadron Collider thats now been delayed due to technical problems, well when it starts to be run on full capacity it will churn out enough data two fill six CDs every second.  So how are the scientists going to handle and distribute all those data? The answer is the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) which now combines the power of more than 140 computer centers from 33 countries to analyze and manage more than 15 million gigabytes of LHC data every year. Read more..

Tokoni leaves beta

After a year of being in beta Tokoni.com has been formally launched. Tokoni is a website for sharing stories and was founded by e-Bay executives.

MySpace has streamed more than a billion songs already

Myspace music was launched on September 25 and since then the top-streamed track is “Whatever You Like” by T.I., which garnered 10.9 million plays.  Other in-demand tracks include “Can’t Believe It” by T-Pain (4.2 million); “So What” by Pink (4.2 million); “My Life” by The Game featuring Lil Wayne (3.9 million); and “Miss Independent” by Ne-Yo (3.5 million). But Myspace won’t say which track was the billionth one to be streamed or when exactly it happened ‘coz all theyre saying now is that it happened sometime last week.

Apple stock closes below 100 bucks

Apple seemed untouchable when it almost hit 200 dollars per share this year and its recently been seeing constant decline plus the Steve Jobs heart attack rumor didnt help either. And today Apple stocks close at a year low 97.01, tought times… tough times. APPL

Dual specs in WoW a definite reality

Tigole just confirmed that the devs are still working on dual specs(forum post). A few months ago the developers said that they would be rolling out the ability for players to switch easily and quickly between multiple specs and that there would be no fee to respec.


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