Living out Einstein's dreams - French researchers make quantum breakthrough
A team of EU-funded researchers has, for the first time, successfully carried out a constant stabilisation experiment of a quantum state - something Albert Einstein himself once dreamt of.
Digital quantum simulator realized
(PhysOrg.com) -- The physicists of the University of Innsbruck and the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) in Innsbruck have come considerably closer to their goal to investigate complex ...
One in six IT projects are 'ticking timebombs'
A surprisingly high number of business and government technology projects are 'ticking time bombs', according to researchers at the University of Oxford. They analysed 1,500 global projects that had revamped ...
The economics of database searching
(PhysOrg.com) -- Searching the internet might seem simple, but applying a little bit of economic theory to information retrieval can shed some light on the best search strategies to adopt, according to researchers.
Researchers develop prototype to detect fake websites
(PhysOrg.com) -- Do you go online to pay bills, shop, transfer funds, sign up for classes, send email or instant messages or search for medical information? If so, then this pertains to you.
NIST proposes new privacy controls for federal information systems and organizations
With increasing dependency on information systems and advances in cloud computing, the smart grid and mobile computing, maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of citizens' personally identifiable information is a growing ...
Germany warns of Apple software security hole
Germany's IT security agency says the software running Apple's iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch has "critical weaknesses."
Japan's Ricoh to buy Pentax digital camera brand
Japanese office equipment and camera maker Ricoh on Friday said it would buy Hoya Corporation's Pentax digital camera business as it looks to expand its consumer products business.
Study brings brain-like computing a step closer to reality
(PhysOrg.com) -- The development of 'brain-like' computers has taken a major step forward today with the publication of research led by the University of Exeter.
Final version of industrial control systems security guide published
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security (SP 800-82),* intended to help pipeline operators, power produc ...
Quantum eavesdropper steals quantum keys
Landsat 5 satellite helps emergency managers fight largest fire in Arizona history
The largest fire in the history of the state of Arizona continues to burn and emergency managers and responders are using satellite data from a variety of instruments to plan their firefighting containment ...
First telecommunications wavelength quantum dot laser on a silicon substrate
A new generation of high speed, silicon-based information technology has been brought a step closer by researchers in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at UCL and the London Centre for Nanotechnology. ...
ARD Mediathek enhanced with new search functions
This May new and improved search capabilities were introduced on the ARD Mediathek portal. Visitors to the website can now target their searches for TV and radio content more specifically. Information can ...