A promising light source for optoelectronic chips can be tuned to different frequencies
Chips that use light, rather than electricity, to move data would consume much less power—and energy efficiency is a growing concern as chips' transistor counts rise.
Interactive dark matter could explain Milky Way's missing satellite galaxies
Scientists believe they have found a way to explain why there are not as many galaxies orbiting the Milky Way as expected.
Algolux tackles optics challenges in smartphones
Researchers find security flaws in backscatter X-ray scanners
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego, the University of Michigan, and Johns Hopkins University have discovered several security vulnerabilities in full-body backscatter X-ray ...
Making quantum dots glow brighter
Researchers from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of Oklahoma have found a new way to control the properties of quantum dots, those tiny chunks of semiconductor material that glow ...
The quantum revolution is a step closer
A new way to run a quantum algorithm using much simpler methods than previously thought has been discovered by a team of researchers at the University of Bristol. These findings could dramatically bring ...
New method to detect prize particle for future quantum computing
Quantum computing relies on the laws of quantum mechanics to process vast amounts of information and calculations simultaneously, with far more power than current computers. However, development of quantum computers has been ...
Google team rises to 2014 visual recognition challenge
Google working on super-fast 'quantum' computer chip
Google said it is working on a super-fast "quantum" computer chip as part a vision to one day have machines think like humans.
Tiny graphene drum could form future quantum memory
Scientists from TU Delft's Kavli Institute of Nanoscience have demonstrated that they can detect extremely small changes in position and forces on very small drums of graphene. Graphene drums have great potential ...
New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.
Apple to unveil 'iWatch' on September 9
Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the maker of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumored foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code said Wednesday.
US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking
The US Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail giant Target.