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China's supercomputer simulated the Universe with 10 trillion digital particles

Posted in Software on 31st Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the world's most powerful and has a processing power of 93 petaflops.

Google wants to sell quantum computing in the cloud

Posted in Science on 19th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

It's taking steps to offer quantum tech beyond the lab.

Preference for watching TV shows on televisions plummets from 52% to 23% as PCs take over

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

Laptops and desktops have overtaken TVs as the preferred devices for watching TV shows, according to Accenture.

Several tech billionaires are openly or secretely funding mind computer interfacing projects

Posted in Hardware on 18th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

DARPA says it is close to announcing $60 million in contracts under a program to create a high-fidelity brain interface.

As Moore's law ends, brain-like computers begin

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

For five decades, Moore's law held up pretty well: Roughly every two years, the number of transistors one could fit on a chip doubled, all while costs steadily declined.