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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 […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Gluon brings AI developers self-tuning machine learning

October 19, 2017

Via: Info World

Deep learning systems have long been tough to work with, due to all the fine-tuning and knob-twiddling needed to get good results from them. Gluon is a joint effort by Microsoft and Amazon Web Services do reduce all that fiddling effort. Gluon works […]


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 […]


Cybersecurity, Security

What is Grafeas? Better auditing for containers

October 19, 2017

Via: Info World

The software we run has never been more difficult to vouchsafe than it is today. It is scattered between local deployments and cloud services, built with open source components that aren’t always a known quantity, and delivered on a fast-moving […]


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 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

The 10 essential tools for JavaScript developers

October 18, 2017

Via: Info World

JavaScript, by being the language supported in all mainstream browsers, has been key to the development of browser-based web apps, garnering attention from multitudes of developers while being fitted with new capabilities nearly every year. Naturally, an ecosystem of frameworks […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Why cloud platforms should invest in the promise of Python

October 18, 2017

Via: Info World

According to the 2017 Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey, Python has emerged as the language developers want to use more than any other this year for building data-intensive projects, which can range from automating robots to fueling internet of things (IoT) […]


Cybersecurity, Security

How containers and microservices change security

October 18, 2017

Via: Info World

Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies. “Cloud-native” refers to an approach that packages software within standardized units called containers, arranges those units into microservices that interface with each other to form applications, and […]


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

Future iPhones could have screens that fold in half

October 17, 2017

Via: Mashable

The iPhone X isn’t even out yet and there’s already chatter about Apple’s plans for the iPhone in 2020. A report from The Bell (via Korea’s The Investor) claims Apple has created a “task force” to create a foldable screen, […]