Computer program to take on world's best in Texas Hold 'em
Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players.
Evolution makes invading species spread even faster
Today, invasive animals and plants spread all around the globe. Predicting the dynamics of these invasions is of great ecological and socioeconomical interest. Yet studying them is fundamentally challenging ...
Computer cooling system could save U.S. $6.3 billion in electricity a year
A patented passive cooling system for computer processors that's undergoing optimization at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) could save U.S. consumers more than $6.3 billion per year in energy ...
Google lavishes chairman with $109 million pay package
Google paid its billionaire Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt nearly $109 million last year while the company's stock slumped.
Amazon's Web Services boosts 1Q revenue
Strong demand for cloud computing services helped Amazon's revenue jump 15 percent in the first quarter.
Multi-million EU project to protect data against quantum computers
Quantum-proof cryptosystems need to be in place before big quantum computers become a reality, which is expected some time after 2025. Even if the scientists win that race quantum computers can still decrypt communication ...
Ultra-sensitive sensor detects individual electrons
A Spanish-led team of European researchers at the University of Cambridge has created an electronic device so accurate that it can detect the charge of a single electron in less than one microsecond. It has ...
Ten more years of real money
We will still be using "real" money for at least the next 5 to 10 years, but financial transactions carried out using mobile electronic devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, will increasingly ...
NATO to hold major cyber defense drill in Estonia
About 400 computer experts will participate in a major cybersecurity drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to upgrade its capability to counter potentially debilitating hacker attacks.
World's first 5G radio channel model
While the next mobile network generation – 5G – is yet to be fully realised, the EU has committed itself to ensuring that European businesses and services are able to take full advantage when this new ...