A U.S.-based global consortium that is dedicated to developing and promoting energy efficiency for data centers. The Green Grid works with end-users, technology providers and governments around the world to create standards for more efficient use of energy in data centers.
- The Long Tail search
A phrase coined by Wired editor Chris Anderson in an article published by Wired in October 2004, which later became a book published by Hyperion in July 2006. In his discussion Chris Anderson says The Long Tail is the theory “that our culture and economy is increasingly shifting away from a focus on a relatively […]
- The Open Group
An international consortium of computer and software manufacturers and users dedicated to advancing multi-vendor technologies. The Open Group was formed in February, 1996 by merging two previously independent groups – the Open Software Foundation (OSF) and X/Open Company Ltd. One of the most important technologies fostered by The Open Group is DCE.
- The Pirate Bay
A Swedish-owned and operated BitTorrent (torrents) Web site. The Pirate Bay allows users to search for torrents and then download them files from other users. In 2006 the servers for the Web site were raided by Swedish police and the founders have been involved in different lawsuits during its history – most of which alleged […]
- The Tabulator
Theora is an open video codec being developed by the Xiph.org Foundation as part of their Ogg project (It is a project that aims to integrate On2’s VP3 video codec, Ogg Vorbis audio codec and Ogg multimedia container formats into a multimedia solution that can compete with MPEG-4 format). Theora is derived directly from On2’s […]