Pairing up single atoms in silicon for quantum computing
(Phys.org) —Australian engineers detect in real-time the quantum spin properties of a pair of atoms inside a silicon chip, and disclose new method to perform quantum logic operations between two atoms.
Could wireless detection devices replace wearables?
These days there's perhaps no hotter tech topic than wearable sensors. Earlier this month, for instance, Apple announced a new "Health Kit" app for smartphones that tracks a person's health. But events such ...
Quantum computation: Fragile yet error-free
In a close collaborative effort, Spanish and Austrian physicists have experimentally encoded one quantum bit (qubit) in entangled states distributed over several particles and for the first time carried out ...
Development of new ion traps advances quantum computing systems
(Phys.org) —Research is being conducted worldwide to develop a new type of computational device known as a quantum computer, based on the principles of quantum physics. Quantum computers could tackle specialized ...
PlayStation lets Sony grab for home entertainment crown
Sony's new-generation PlayStation 4 console ramped up its winning momentum at the international E3 video game show that wraps Thursday.
Weather app puts kids in the pilot seat
Kids growing up in tornado alley are used to bright, splotchy radar patterns moving across a television screen, and most know the difference between a tornado watch and warning. But do they understand how ...
Study finds weird magic ingredient for quantum computing
A form of quantum weirdness is a key ingredient for building quantum computers according to new research from a team at the University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC).
Poland wins first world computer coding championship
Polish team Need for C has won the world's first computer coding championship held in the Finnish capital, Helsinki.
Researchers manage online database for soybean studies
The most puzzling scientific mysteries may be solved at the same machine you're likely reading this sentence.
PlayStation TV to soon hit US-Europe
Sony Computer Entertainment said a PlayStation TV home entertainment system will debut in North America and Europe by the end of this year.
Engineers design systems to help children with special needs
A group of Kansas State University engineers and students have developed technology to improve the health and quality of life for children with severe developmental disabilities.
Sony winning console wars
Sony are winning the console wars for the first time in nearly a decade, a company official confirmed Monday, offering a rare bright spot on the firm's otherwise troubled balance sheet.
Sony back at top of console sales after eight years
Sony have topped worldwide sales of video game consoles for the first time in eight years, a newspaper reported on Saturday, pipping struggling rival Nintendo and signalling the Playstation manufacturer's ...
Media shock stories about GameOver Zeus are not helpful
We need to watch out for headlines like the ones earlier this week warning that people had two weeks to protect themselves from a "powerful computer attack". It can end up scaring people who have little idea ...