Pseudomagic quantum states: A path to quantum supremacy

A new study in Physical Review Letters (PRL) introduces the concept of pseudomagic quantum states, which appear to have high stabilizerness (or complexity) and can move us closer to achieving quantum supremacy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

Why 3 Hyundai dealer agreement addendums could make business trickier for its retailers

The three franchise agreement addendums Hyundai wants its retailers to sign will not be legal in some states, and the changes don't take into account where today's industry stands, a dealer attorney says......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Spotify adds cheaper ‘Basic’ plan that ditches audiobooks

After increasing its prices across the board a few weeks ago, Spotify has now announced a new “Basic” tier for $10.99 per month in the United States. This plan, Spotify says, offers all of the same Spotify Premium benefits, but without the monthl.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Pornhub prepares to block five more states rather than check IDs

The number of states blocked by Pornhub will soon nearly double. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) Pornhub will soon be blocked in five more states as the adult site continues to fight what it considers priv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Economists reveal the costs of sanctions

What effect do economic sanctions have on the countries affected, such as Russia or Iran? What impact do they have on the sanctioning states? And is there possibly an ideal coalition of sanction partners? Economists from Würzburg, Kiel, Berlin and B.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

An alternative way to manipulate quantum states

Researchers at ETH Zurich have shown that quantum states of single electron spins can be controlled by currents of electrons whose spins are evenly aligned. In the future, this method could be used in electronic circuit elements......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Q&A: New method confines light inside an organic material to form a hybrid quantum state

A team of international scientists led by the University of Ottawa have gone back to the kitchen cupboard to create a recipe that combines organic material and light to create quantum states......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Copa America 2024 live stream: Can you watch for free?

The longest-running international soccer competition, Copa America, is back for its 48th iteration, which is hosted by the United States. Undoubtedly one of the most-anticipated tournaments every four years, it needs no help drawing interest, but whe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Apple Store Back to School deal: get up to $150 gift card with purchase of Mac or iPad

The Apple Store has today launched its Back to School promotion in the United States for 2024. Eligible students and staff can get a free gift card with the purchase of a new Mac or iPad. The gift card is in addition to the usual education discount i.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

High-temperature superconductivity: Exploring quadratic electron-phonon coupling

A new study published in Physical Review Letters (PRL) explores the potential of quadratic electron-phonon coupling to enhance superconductivity through the formation of quantum bipolarons......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Climate change made deadly heat 35x more likely in US, Mexico, C. America

Deadly heat that blanketed the United States, Mexico and Central America recently was made 35 times more likely due to global warming, an international network of climate scientists said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Researchers develop platform to probe, control qubits in silicon for quantum networks

The quantum internet would be a lot easier to build if we could use existing telecommunications technologies and infrastructure. Over the past few years, researchers have discovered defects in silicon—a ubiquitous semiconductor material—that coul.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Quantum Xchange expands Phio TX platform to offer secure site-to-site and remote access VPN

Quantum Xchange launched version 4.0 of its quantum-safe key delivery platform Phio TX, featuring Phio VPN, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to combine AI-native networking with quantum-safe key management and delivery. The Phio VPN builds on the uniq.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

Should FEMA recognize extreme heat and wildfire smoke as "major disasters?"

The nation's top emergency response agency has long been a lifeline for cities and states struggling with disaster. When hurricanes strike, earthquakes rattle, and tornadoes carve paths of destruction, the Federal Emergency Management Agency moves in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Apple discontinuing Apple Pay Later, ahead of new features launching this fall

Apple has announced that it is no longer offering Apple Pay Later, the “buy now, pay later” service that launched in the United States last year. The change goes into effect starting today, Apple says. Existing users with open Apple Pay Later loa.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Researchers argue for standardizing terminology to stop the spread of disease

Researchers writing in the International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management explain how the U.S. is a major importer of wildlife, bringing into the states a great diversity and quantity of different species. This trade, they caution, has the p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Searing heat scorches US from Chicago to East Coast

Extreme heat and high humidity smothered the central and northeastern United States on Tuesday, with temperature records expected to melt away in the coming days, authorities warned, as wildfires sizzled in the west......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

New technique achieves visualization of instantaneous states of materials in high-speed devices

Researchers at University of Tsukuba have developed an ultrafast time-resolved scanning electron microscopy instrument by integrating a scanning electron microscope with a femtosecond laser. This innovative system facilitates the observation of the i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Anti-Asian rhetoric during the pandemic negatively impacted employment and earnings, new research finds

A first-of-its-kind study, led by a Northeastern University researcher, examined how racial bias and political rhetoric against Asians and other underrepresented groups in the United States impacted their employment status in the wake of the COVID-19.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

If you can"t stay indoors during this U.S. heat wave, here are a few ideas

It's hot and getting hotter for workers and everyone else outdoors as the first significant heat wave of the year makes its way eastward across the United States. More than 70 million people were under extreme heat alerts Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Study proposes new constraints on exotic spin-spin-velocity-dependent interactions between electron spins

A research team has utilized solid-state spin quantum sensors to scrutinize exotic spin-spin-velocity-dependent interactions (SSIVDs) at short force ranges, reporting new experimental results between electron spins. Their work has been published in P.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024