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IBM"s new Q program to include a 50-qubit quantum computer

Characters named Q in film and TV have been portrayed as being exceptional. Q in the James Bond movies served up futuristic gadgets, and Q in Star Trek was omnipotent.A new quantum computing program called Q at IBM will be remarkable in its own ri.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwMar 6th, 2017

Jeff Bezos says Amazon will ‘keep investing’ in India as rivals raise new war chests

 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has pledged to continue to invest in India as it bids to keep pace with rivals in the country that have landed large investments from big name backers. SoftBank and Alibaba have pumped close to $2 billion into Paytm latel.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News40 min. ago

Company builder Entrepreneur First hires ex-Yahoo and Googler as new London head

 EF is announcing a “strengthening and restructuring” of its leadership team as it focuses on scaling its programmes in London and Singapore. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News40 min. ago

Outschool goes to Sesame Street and picks up $1.4 million for its K-12 online learning marketplace

 Now kids can potentially take a class to find out how to get to Sesame Street, thanks to a fresh $1.4 million in new funding for Outschool and its online learning marketplace from Sesame Street’s venture partnership with Collaborative Fun.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News40 min. ago

Tech Fix: What’s Changing in Uber’s New App

The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News56 min. ago

iMac Kaby Lake (2017) review: The iMac’s excellence continues on

It’s been nearly two years since Apple updated the iMac, which may not seem like such a big deal, especially for a desktop computer. So, understandably, if you bought an iMac in the past three or four years, maybe you aren’t looking for a new.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Don"t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Don't wait f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

A new wireless tower network grows in Africa as YC alum Tizeti raises $2.1 million

 Wireless networking may be getting a high speed boost across Nigeria as YCombinator alumnus Tizeti looks to expand in the region. The company has raised $2.1 million in new financing from a slew of African and American venture firms to continue.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

Touch panel maker GIS raises over US$200 million via GDR sale

Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has completed selling 30 million new shares in the form of global depository receipts (GDRs) raising US$207 million to finance capital spending in 2017......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Simplified embedded system development can facilitate software, hardware integration

An embedded system is a dedicated computer system integrating customized software and hardware designed for a specific function. Currently, most embedded systems are applied to industrial, medical, military and aerospace fields, entailing high custom.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 23 min. ago

Epson’s new Home Cinema 4000 projects blazing 4K at a crazy price

Epson's newly launched 4K projector, the Home Cinema 4000, uses some clever tricks to achieve 4K resolution with HDR support and wide color gamut display. The result is a massive 4K Ultra HD picture at a surprisingly affordable price point. The post.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Moore’s Law’s End Reboots Industry

The semiconductor and computer industries is being transformed as Moore’s Law slows and dies, said a panel of experts considering the future......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News6 hr. 15 min. ago

Article: As Ad Blocker Use Grows, Publishers Face New Challenges

Advertisers and publishers are under constant pressure to better target, deliver and track their messages to consumers. But many consumers feel bombarded by the ad experience. Here are some strategies that publishers are using to get around the probl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Mercedes gives dealers more leeway in advertising

Dealers can now focus their local promotions on any business line, not just new-car sales......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 55 min. ago

Update: As Yahoo’s partnership with AT&T unwinds, users need to switch email addresses

 As part of the new corporate merger of Yahoo and Aol under the Oath brand, it looks like Yahoo accounts will no longer be accessible through AT&T email addresses (or those of any A&T subsidiaries). Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 39 min. ago

In Towns Already Hit by Steel Mill Closings, a New Casualty: Retail Jobs

Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 47 min. ago

Get your new pair of Nike sneakers using augmented reality in the SNKRS app

On Friday, Nike announced that app SNKRS "can now hide the opportunity to purchase certain coveted sneakers within a select image where the sneakers can only be seen and unlocked by viewing the image via the camera function on SNKRS." The post Get y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

At this month’s WWDC, Apple unveiled refined accessibility tools

 Cover Apple for a while and you start to notice a general cadence to the company’s behavior and strategy. To name one example, consider the last several macOS releases. In 2009, , Apple announced Snow Leopard, which famously eschewed new.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

New HyperThreading Flaw Affects Intel 6th And 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-Based Processors

MojoKid writes: A new flaw has been discovered that impacts Intel 6th and 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-based processors that support HyperThreading. The issue affects all OS types and is detailed by Intel errata documentation and points out t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 23 min. ago

GIGABYTE X299 AORUS-Gaming 3 Review

The Gaming 3 is therefore a mid-high end motherboard in the X299 range and carries with it numerous features – some of which include; dual M.2 slots, 3-way graphics card support, and server-class durability. On paper the Gaming 3 appears t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News15 hr. 3 min. ago