U.S. Calls Out China and Russia for Cyber Espionage Costing Billions

Hey, China and Russia, get off of our clouds.

That’s the warning from a new U.S. national intelligence director’s report to Congress released Thursday that states China and Russia are the biggest perpetrators of economic espionage through the Internet.

Source:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/11/03/us-calls-out-china-and-russia-for-cyber-espionage-costing-billions/

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Future of cloud computing … more clouds. Seriously.

The next big leap in both technology and business models around sharing elastic compute resources will be bidding for those resources at auction or acquiring them through a broker, according to Forrester.

But this broker business just adds more abstraction to an already abstract biz.

Source:
http://gigaom.com/cloud/future-of-cloud-computing-more-clouds-seriously/

Researchers Get New View of How Water and Sulfur dioxide Mix

High in the sky, water in clouds can act as a temptress to lure airborne pollutants such as sulfur dioxide into reactive aqueous particulates.

Although this behavior is not incorporated into today’s climate-modeling scenarios, emerging research from the University of Oregon provides evidence that it …

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-view-sulfur-dioxide.html