Quantum Inspire is smaller than IBM's Quantum Experience, but offers the first online quantum processor that uses electron spins…
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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
The most important function of the brain is figuring out what to ignore: Research suggests that we can process only about one percent of the visual information...Technology Review From ACM News | April 11, 2011
Ford Motor Co. is working with the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Microsoft to offer a computer science and engineering course in which Michigan students...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | March 19, 2010
Transfers of large amounts of data across the Internet to wireless devices suffer from a key problem: The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) used to send and receive...Technology Review From ACM News | February 16, 2010
A wireless network that uses reflected infrared light instead of radio waves has transmitted data through the air at a speed of one gigabit per second—six to 14...Technology Review From ACM News | February 11, 2010
An Indian telecom company is deploying simple cell phone base stations that need as little as 50 watts of solar-provided power. It will soon announce plans to sell...Technology Review From ACM News | February 10, 2010
Over the last few years, scientists have discovered hundreds of genetic variants linked to disease. But the vast majority of that research has focused on people...Technology Review From ACM News | February 8, 2010
Despite widespread speculation, nothing beyond what Steve Jobs announced last week is known about the A4 chip at the heart of the Apple iPad.
Jobs described the...Technology Review From ACM News | February 3, 2010
To deliver useful search returns from the so-called real-time Web--such as seconds-old Twitter "tweets" reporting traffic jams--Google has adapted its page-ranking...Technology Review From ACM News | January 13, 2010
One of the hot topics at the Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas is color e-readers, with several companies showcasing new products. While E-Ink has...Technology Review From ACM News | January 8, 2010
Searching the Web could become faster for users and much more efficient for search companies if search engines were split up and distributed around the world, according...Technology Review From ACM News | November 6, 2009
In the not-too-distant future, it might be possible to slip on a pair of augmented-reality (AR) goggles instead of fumbling with a manual while trying to repair...Technology Review From ACM News | October 26, 2009
A consortium that includes the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the SANS Institute, and the U.S. Department of Defense aims to cultivate a new generation...Technology Review From ACM TechNews | July 24, 2009