As data centers proliferate, neighbors knock the noise | Business

As data centers proliferate, neighbors knock the noise |  Business

By MATTHEW BARAKAT – Associated Press MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — In a universe of cloud computing, northern Virginia might be in a perpetual fog. More of the data centers that feed the cloud are clustered in the region outside the nation’s capital than anywhere else in the world. As cloud computing — which enables data … Read more

Heat wave breaks in Southern California with spotty rain | Business

Heat wave breaks in Southern California with spotty rain |  Business

By JULIE WATSON and JOHN ANTCZAK – Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Southern Californians welcomed cooler temperatures and spotty rain Saturday from a tropical storm veering off the Pacific Coast days after a relentless heat wave nearly overwhelmed the state’s electrical grid. Officials braced for flooding in coastal and mountain areas from the storm … Read more