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  1. Top 10 Data Center Stories, November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Data Center Knowledge

    ... Center With Entirely New Network Architecture - Facebook announced the launch of its newest massive data center in Altoona, Iowa, adding a third U.S. site to the list of company-owned data centers and fourth globally. Photo Tour: New Facebook Data ...


  2. Obama veto threat shelves bill extending business tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... and individuals both. A jar of biodiesel fuel sits on display during the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association meeting in Altoona, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File) The White House immediately weighed in with a veto threat, saying Congress should ...


  3. White House veto threat shelves possible tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a jar of biodiesel fuel sits on display during the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association meeting in Altoona, Iowa. A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals.


  4. More from Facebook on its new networking architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | GigaOM

    Facebook has blazed a lot of trails by open sourcing some of its handiwork and driving the creation of the Open Compute Foundation to drive adoption of a standard servers for scale-out data centers. Now it's on to networking where it's talking up the new Data Center Fabric already rolled out in its Altoona, Iowa data center with broader deployment under way.


  5. Facebook Data Center Showcases Open Compute WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | InformationWeek

    The Open Compute Project has taken strides forward with its Networking Project , including a data center network fabric, installed by Facebook at its newest data center, which will be contributed to the project. The Altoona, Iowa, data center opened Nov. 14 and is the first Facebook facility to include a 40-Gbps Ethernet network fabric that links every pod, or set of 48 server racks, to every other pod in the data center.


  6. Conkling vetoes council's MPO decisionRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Des Moines Register

    The city council of Altoona saw a rare veto by the mayor at its meeting last week.


  7. 13-year-old charged in school threats has arrest historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Craig Menozzi told KCCI he was aware police investigated a situation in April and said it was handled internally. Altoona police reports show the 13-year-old has been arrested before, as recently as September. He was charged with false reporting a ...


  8. Altoona 'Sour Notes' Bring Sweet Sound to SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ALTOONA, Iowa- Two men who had been battling depression had a chance meeting one day. Larry Crawford of Ankeny asked his wife to bring him his songbook.


  9. School and Law Enforcement Weigh Punishment for Teens Who Made ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... academic side. The other involves the criminal side. A boy, 16, from Pleasant Hill, along with another boy, 16, from Altoona, and his brother, 13, face felony charges for using the website, Yik Yak, to anonymously post the threats. Pleasant Hill ...


  10. Three SEP Teens Charged W/Cyber Threats/updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... terrorism, and harassment. One 16-year old is from Pleasant Hill, the other 16-year old and the 13-year old are from Altoona. The students are accused of making threats against Southeast Polk High School as well as the Pleasant Hill Police ...


  11. Suspects identified in SEP online threats caseRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | The Des Moines Register

    ... with making threats toward the school via a social media app called Yik Yak last week. Bryce Matthias, 16, of Altoona, faces two counts of intimidation with a dangerous weapon; two counts of harassment in the first degree; two counts of threats; ...


  12. Dr. Mary Kircher, 91, AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona, Ia., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Iles Grandview Park Chapel concluding with a 7 p.m. vigil service. Funeral services ...


  13. Facebook's New Approach to NetworkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Facebook, faced with skyrocketing traffic among machines in its data centers, has come up with a new approach to networking called data center fabric that is has installed in its new data center in Altoona, Iowa.


  14. More threats at Southeast PolkRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Des Moines Register

    ... the bags of "every student who came through the door," Menozzi said. The school is working with Pleasant Hill and Altoona police departments, the Polk County Sherriff's office and state police. "We feel confident we'll be able to provide a safe ...


  15. Facebook launches data centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Hawk Eye

    ... have openings for carriers and motor routes Call for details Circulation Department 319-754-8462 or 1-800-397-1708 ALTOONA - An enormous Facebook data center filled with refrigerator-sized racks of computer servers, processors, hard drives and other ...


  16. Would 'Facebook at Work' work? New site under development, report says.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    A board with the Facebook logo adorns the new Facebook data centers in Altoona, Iowa. Nov. 14. The Financial Times reported Sunday that the social media giant is in the process of developing a new 'Facebook at Work' site geared toward networking.


  17. Police release new information in Pleasant Hill shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Breaking news we have been following all morning...multipl e shootings in Altoona early this morning , schools closed for the day...police following up multiple leads and a possible suspect has been arrested..let's go now live to


  18. Facebook's new Iowa data center goes modular to grow foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | ITworld

    ... The new architecture was used in a 476,000-square-foot (44,000-square-meter) data center that goes online today in Altoona, Iowa. Facebook plans to use it in all newly built centers and retrofit older facilities as part of its regular upgrade cycle. ...


  19. Facebook's new data center sidesteps a hierarchical network...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Techmeme

    Facebook's new data center sidesteps a hierarchical network model, avoiding the expensive switches made by Cisco and Juniper - Facebook's New Data Center Is Bad News for Cisco - Facebook is now serving the American heartland from a data center in the tiny town of Altoona, Iowa.


  20. West Side Road Project Complete: 1 More Year on East SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... on the expansion of lanes on I-35 in West Des Moines. Also work has been going on for three years on I-80 and 330 at Altoona. "West Des Moines will be complete, we'll have some landscaping and earthwork to do next year," said Andy Loonan of the Iowa ...


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