Starting this year, all 29 arenas will come equipped with an army of data-gathering cameras.
An interactive map that uses data from several years of tweets from around the world gives us new insight into which smartphones are really leading the way in our biggest cities.
That's right. The cassette tape. It's back. IBM and Fujifilm are actively developing prototype data storage cassettes that can hold up to 35 terabytes apiece and are up to 200 times more efficient than traditional hard drives.
We knew Web had hit the big time when it was honored via classy interpretive dance during the opening of the Olympics. There were star-crossed lovers texting and dancing galore, but where were the actual numbers? No self-respecting ode to data can be made without, well, actual data.
If you're of the mind that us young whippersnappers' music all sounds the same, it turns out the science backs you up. The younger generation may have some great new ways to listen to music, but it seems kind of pointless if it all sounds the same.
Are you looking for an all-you-can use 4G LTE data plan? It looks like once again, Sprint, will be your only option. The carrier has confirmed that it will provide unlimited 4G LTE to its customers without data caps.
Holographic storage systems have been around for years, but haven't taken off due to the cost and lack of a clear advantage over competing storage mediums. A company called AON now claims to have developed a one centimeter cube that can store a terabyte of data in holographic, optically-encoded pages.
The always entertaining and informative Vsauce explains that the entire Internet's data only weighs about 50 grams. Go figure.
There's some weird science going down at IBM: namely, ditching the copper that facilities electrical signals for information exchange on circuitry and replacing it instead with chips that can communicate using pulses of light. The whole shebang is called a...
The USB drive you see above is part of Marlies Romberg's "Dear Diary 1.0" set, which includes that gorgeous table we showed you earlier. The drive's called Topsecret, and you can be sure no one's gone purusing through your data...