Are quantum computers about to revolutionise our lives? You might think so now that Google, together with NASA, has bought one from the only organisation that sells them, D-Wave of Burnaby, Canada. However, questions remain over just how D-Wave’s quantum computers work and whether they would beat…
For the first time, a commercially available quantum computer has been pitted against an ordinary PC – and the quantum device left the regular machine in the dust.
D-Wave, a company based in Burnaby, Canada, has been selling quantum computers since 2011, although critics expressed doubt that their chips were…
An annual search for potential wireless technology start-ups in the UK has been launched by Cambridge Wireless and Silicon South West.
Free-to-enter, the Discovering Start-Ups competition will give 15 finalists the opportunity to pitch their ideas, technologies and business plans to 20 wireless industry investors and…
In many ways the Internet is like another country. It has its own communities, cultures and even currency. But its infrastructure – the fibre optic cables that span the globe, and the thousands of buildings housing servers and routers – passes through almost every nation. Internet cartographers have tried for years to chart its extent in the physical world, in order to manage traffic and assess weaknesses.
Wind River has introduced its first Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) profile for its Linux OS software offering
“Right now is the perfect time for augmented reality to gain new momentum because hardware finally has the needed sophistication of built-in cameras,” said Orbotix Co-founder and chief technology officer Ian Bernstein
Government agency, the China Software and Integrated Chip Promotions Centre has selected Canonical’s Ubuntu for a reference architecture to be the basis of a standardised operating system
A million-dollar puzzle relating to prime numbers could be tackled using only a mid-sized quantum computer.