networking

  • Google Pulls Back Curtain On Its Data Center Networking Setup

    Google Pulls Back Curtain On Its Data Center Networking Setup

    While companies like Facebook have been relatively open about their data center networking infrastructure, Google has generally kept pretty quiet about how it connects the thousands of servers inside its data centers to each other (with a few exceptions). Today, however, the company revealed a bit more about the technology that lets its servers talk to each other. Read More

  • Facebook Reveals Final Piece In Scalable Data Center Vision

    Facebook Reveals Final Piece In Scalable Data Center Vision

    Facebook revealed the final piece in its scalable data redesign today, one that completes its vision of redefining traditional hardware and software to make it more flexible to meet the needs of Facebook’s scale. To that end, they announced a new open-source modular switch platform called 6-pack. The key piece to understand is that Facebook has focused on separating the hardware and… Read More

  • Separating The Opportunities From The Obstacles In Open-Source Networking Crunch Network

    Separating The Opportunities From The Obstacles In Open-Source Networking

    Open standards have driven the networking market since the earliest days of the Internet. While the use of open source for networking is a more recent phenomenon, it is no less important. A major industry transition to open source for software-defined networking (SDN) is under way, and users and vendors stand to benefit. Some expectations, however, may need to change. Read More

  • Forget LinkedIn, Conspire Analyses Email To Be Your Next Networking Tool

    Forget LinkedIn, Conspire Analyses Email To Be Your Next Networking Tool

    LinkedIn — now with over 300 million users — has become the go-to platform for networking in the business world. Now, a new startup called Conspire is hoping to dig into that marketshare (and mindshare) with a new approach for how to meet people. It taps into your communications platforms — starting first with email and those who use Gmail or Google Apps email — and… Read More

  • Networkr Is A Tinder-Style Networking App For LinkedIn Contacts

    Networkr Is A Tinder-Style Networking App For LinkedIn Contacts

    Meet Networkr — a Tinder for professional networking powered by your LinkedIn contacts. No, it’s not the dating app that uses LinkedIn data to find prospective love matches (that’s LinkedUp in case you’re wondering). This app wants to help you move your business interests forward by upping your networking game. Read More

  • New Networking App NextSociety Helps You Find Your Most Relevant Connections For Any Purpose

    New Networking App NextSociety Helps You Find Your Most Relevant Connections For Any Purpose

    Heading out to TechCrunch Disrupt NY next week? A newly launched mobile application called nextSociety can help you figure out who to meet there. Using a combination of your iPhone’s contacts and LinkedIn, the app scans your connections to determine the 150 most relevant people who align most with your current objectives – whether that’s a trip to New York or just networking… Read More

  • Graphene Turns Light Into Electricity For Faster Circuits

    Graphene Turns Light Into Electricity For Faster Circuits

    Welcome to another episode of “Cool Science Stuff That Probably Will Have Some Effect On Our Lives Later But We Probably Won’t Realize It.” In this week’s installment we present graphene photosensors. While the vast majority of high speed data is transmitted via fiber optic cables, there is always a “last nanometer” problem where the light signals must… Read More

  • Conference Networking App Topi Gets Deep Meetup Integration

    Conference Networking App Topi Gets Deep Meetup Integration

    Topi, a mobile event networking app that wants to help you find the right people to talk to at large conferences, today announced that it has launched a nifty integration with Meetup. The new feature will allow that site’s members to more easily find each other at events and stay in touch even after the event ends or at other events in the future. Topi also now uses geofencing to… Read More

  • Founder2be, The ‘Match.com For Co-Founders’, Adds Africa & Australia, Now In 100+ Countries

    Founder2be, The ‘Match.com For Co-Founders’, Adds Africa & Australia, Now In 100+ Countries

    Founder2be, the Helsinki-based co-founder finding network, is now operating in more than 100 countries, having expanded to accept would-be co-founders living in Africa and Australia. The network was already accepting applications from Europe, the U.S. and Asia — and says it’s the first co-founder finding network operating across all five continents. Read More

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