Microsoft’s Underwater Data Center

One cylinder comprising 864 servers and 27.6 petabytes of storage has been dropped by Microsoft off the coast of Orkney in Scotland. The goal is to see if the tech giant can save energy by cooling in the sea. And the location was chosen as the French-built cylinder will draw power from an undersea cable and the Orkney’s renewable energy supplies. The experiment, known as …

Baselworld 2015: Bulgari’s Magnesium Collection

Smartwatches crafted from three groundbreaking materials, and attached to data vaults in Swiss bunkers

At this year’s Baselworld watch and jewelry fair, we got hands-on with Bulgari‘s new smartwatch concept pieces. And while it’s just a concept now (with a superb functional demo model already in existence), the luxury brand plans on taking it to market this fall. The Magnesium collection isn’t the watch you’d expect in the age of the Apple Watch. It’s a self-winding mechanical wristwatch—the type …