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Technology News Gallery: July 9, 2012

TNG Week of July 9, 2012Our weekly roundup of news from around the world in pictures from IDG News and Arianespace. This week: Broadband...

Linux central to Higgs Boson discovery, claims physicist

An unidentified person believed to be knowledgable credits the open source operating system for helping analyze data used in the finding

Open-source messaging at (nearly) the speed of light

A research agency turned to an open source solution when it needed to process 190 million messages a day

Big Bang machine breaks world record

After a year of technical problems, bad publicity and staggered momentum, CERN's Large Hadron Collider is up and running. Built to explore the Big Bang theory, the collider has been called "one of the great engineering milestones of mankind."

HPC lab faces enterprise-style management issues

The Tri-University Meson Facility (TRIUMF) is taking part in a project that could tell us a lot more about how the Earth was formed. The biggest challenge may be dealing with all the possible users

Governments plan data grid projects

Some governments and not-for-profit organizations such as hospitals are beginning to look at data grid technology as a means to improve services, lower operating costs and spur economic development. Separate data grid plans involving hospitals, schools and municipal agencies in Cleveland and within Singapore's government were announced this month. Such efforts will likely take years to reach fruition.

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