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5 Biggest Rivalries in Computing History

History is filled with famous rivalries, but few have matched the intensity and the viciousness seen when two tech industry giants clash heads. Here are what we consider the five biggest rivalries in computing history........»»

Category: topSource:  techspotMay 6th, 2021

The biggest games we didn’t see at E3 2021: Hellblade, Splinter Cell, and more

While E3 2021 was full of big reveals and bombastic trailers, there were more than a few high-profile games that were no-shows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

E3 2021 Day 4 recap: Nintendo delivers the Direct fans have always wanted

Here's our ongoing recap of E3 2021, which breaks down the biggest news and trends of the expo......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Rare superconductor may be vital for quantum computing

Research led by the University of Kent and the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory has resulted in the discovery of a new rare topological superconductor, LaPt3P. This discovery may be of huge importance to the future operations of quantum computers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

Irreversible Warming Tipping Point May Have Been Triggered: Arctic Mission Chief

The tipping point for irreversible global warming may have already been triggered, the scientist who led the biggest expedition to the Arctic warned Tuesday. AFP: "The disappearance of summer sea ice in the Arctic is one of the first landmines in thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

Sticky baseballs: The physics of the latest scandal in Major League Baseball

Cheating in baseball is as old as the game itself, and pitchers' modifying the ball's surface is part of that long history. Adding to the lore of cheating is a new scandal involving pitchers who may be applying sticky substances—what players refer.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Negev Desert archaeological site illuminates an important chapter in modern humans" origin

The Boker Tachtit archaeological excavation site in Israel's central Negev desert holds clues to one of the most significant events in human history: the spread of modern humans, Homo sapiens, from Africa into Eurasia, and the subsequent demise of Ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Fungal spores from 250-year-old collections given new lease of life

The biological and historical diversity in museum collections is staggering, with specimens collected across centuries by some of the most famous scientists in history. In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen successfully revive.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Irreversible warming tipping point possibly triggered: Arctic mission chief

The tipping point for irreversible global warming may have already been triggered, the scientist who led the biggest-ever expedition to the Arctic warned Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Chrome OS was born 10 years ago. Here are the highlights in its rise to power

In 10 years, Chrome OS evolved from a browser-based operating system to something much bigger, and it has made a lot of noise in the computing world......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Combining classical and quantum computing opens door to new discoveries

Researchers have discovered a new and more efficient computing method for pairing the reliability of a classical computer with the strength of a quantum system......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

The sound of science: Why audio is the next frontier in Mars exploration

For most of human history, space exploration has been carried out with visual technologies like telescopes. Now, astronomers are turning to microphones.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

E3 2021 Day 3 recap: Sony and EA’s absence is felt amid a quiet day

Here's our ongoing recap of E3 2021, which breaks down the biggest news and trends of the expo......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

New combination of materials provides progress toward quantum computing

The future of quantum computing may depend on the further development and understanding of semiconductor materials known as transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs). These atomically thin materials develop unique and useful electrical, mechanical, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

E3 2021 Day 2 recap: Microsoft, Square Enix beef up 2021 game release calendar

Here's our ongoing recap of E3 2021, which breaks down the biggest news and trends of the expo......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

E3 2021 day one recap: Ubisoft sets the stage for a sci-fi-heavy show

Here's our ongoing recap of E3 2021, which breaks down the biggest news and trends of the expo......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Here are a bunch of iOS 15 features that Apple didn’t mention earlier

As usual, some of the most intriguing changes weren't necessarily the biggest. New Maps interface. [credit: Apple ].....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Norway sees oil in its future despite warnings

Norway, Western Europe's biggest oil producer, plans to continue exploration and drilling in coming decades, the government said Friday, despite concerns about its impact on the climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

SoftBank, Uber, Tencent set to reap rewards from Didi IPO

After years of speculation, Didi Chuxing, China’s ride-sharing behemoth, finally unveiled its IPO filing in the U.S., giving a glimpse into its money-losing history. Didi didn’t disclose the size of its raise. Reuters reported the company.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Daily Crunch: With $639M funding found, Klarna is Europe’s highest-valued private fintech

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

The best Tales games, ranked from best to worst

The Tales series has a storied history spanning multiple decades. Our ranking of the best Tales games shows you which ones to play first......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021