Computing

04.01.15
Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip
04.01.15

Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip

Until now, quantum teleportation (that is, sending quantum data from one place to another) has req...

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12.04.14
Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers
12.04.14

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanfo...

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08.08.14
Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020
08.08.14

Desktop-sized laser supercomputers could be coming by 2020

Small, eco-friendly optical supercomputers may soon be crunching quadrillions of calculations per...

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06.08.14
Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)
06.08.14

Supercomputer passes the Turing test by mimicking a teenager (update: reasons to be cautious)

After 64 long years, it looks like a machine has finally passed the Turing test for artificial int...

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10.11.13
Imprecise computers 'R' good enough for you, save power, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
10.11.13

Imprecise computers 'R' good enough for you, save power, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

You may have heard of probabilistic computing, a concept that relies on "good enough" calculations...

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06.21.13
Google celebrates the Manchester Baby and the birth of computer memory (video)
06.21.13

Google celebrates the Manchester Baby and the birth of computer memory (video)

As part of its efforts to promote the unsung heroes of computing history, Google is celebrating th...

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01.14.13
CES 2013: PC and processor roundup
01.14.13

CES 2013: PC and processor roundup

The most hyped tech news isn't always the most important. Having had a few days to dwell on what C...

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11.21.12
Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals
11.21.12

Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals

Have you ever been playing around with molten metal salt, when you accidentally created hollow, so...

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10.28.12
IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes
10.28.12

IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes

Commercialization of carbon nanotubes is one of the holy grails of next-gen computing, and IBM thi...

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