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Computing, Hardware

Google Aims to Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy with a 50-Qubit Processor

October 19, 2017

Via: InfoQ

In a paper published in Nature, Google has revealed its plans to demonstrate that quantum computers can perform a computational task beyond the capability of a classical computer, a claim known as quantum supremacy. Key in Google’s plan is building a 50-qubit […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Apple iPhone 7 outselling iPhone 8

October 19, 2017

Via: GSM Arena

Apple launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus last month, but apparently the phones are not doing very well in the market. According to KeyBanc Capital Markets broker John Vinh who cited carrier store surveys, iPhone 7 is outselling the iPhone 8 as upgraders […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Visual Studio 15.4 Released, Increasing Multiplatform Support

October 18, 2017

Via: InfoQ

The 4th update to Visual Studio 2017 has been released by Microsoft, and continues the company’s commitment to supporting .NET Standard 2.0 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.  .NET Standard 2.0 support is an important part of Microsoft’s strategy for […]


Cybersecurity, Security

GitHub Introduces Dependency Graph and Security Alerts

October 17, 2017

Via: InfoQ

At its Universe conference, GitHub has announced a number of features aiming to make your code more protected. These include a dependency graph and, built on top of the former, security alerts. Additionally, GitHub now provides a recommender, which promises […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Is the iPhone X worth buying?

October 6, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

The iPhone X is the long-awaited “all-screen” iPhone. It has been imagined numerous times over the years by various concept artists. And when rumors and leaks confirmed it to be a thing in 2017, the tech world braced for the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How Personality Matters in Software Development

September 14, 2017

Via: InfoQ

Leaders have to orchestrate diverse contributions from individuals with different personalities to build great teams. Occasionally, team members might decide to act out of character and engage in behaviour that is outside their comfort zone to advance the team goal. […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Apple’s iPhone X Has Custom Neural Engine Processor Built In

September 14, 2017

Via: InfoQ

Speaking in the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple Park yesterday Philip Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, described some of the technology behind the facial recognition system in the newly announced iPhone X including a dedicated neural […]


Mobile, Smartphones

iPhone X Face ID can only recognize 1 face

September 13, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

The new Face ID on the Apple iPhone X only supports one face, so it will not be possible to share your phone easily with a family member or a friend. In contrast, Touch ID, the fingerprint recognition method used […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Android One phone coming to the U.S.?

September 11, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Is the U.S. a developing market, or has Google expanded its distribution plans for its Android One line? You might recall that when Google initially announced Android One at Google I/O in June 2014, the phones were entry level models designed for smartphone hungry markets […]


Internet, Online entertainment

Google’s news-bringing Feed is now available globally

September 8, 2017

Via: Mashable

Google Feed — a feature that brings news depending on your search history and other online habits, right there in Google’s search app — is now available internationally. The feature originally launched in the U.S. in July, but users around the globe […]