Microsoft to unveil latest Windows adjustments (Update)
Microsoft is giving people a peek into Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company's flagship operating system.
New scheme for quantum computing
(Phys.org) —Tom Wong, a graduate student in physics and David Meyer, professor of mathematics at the University of California, San Diego, have proposed a new algorithm for quantum computing, that will speed ...
New method to distinguish between neighboring quantum bits may bring us closer to large-scale quantum computers
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have proposed a new way to distinguish between quantum bits that are placed only a few nanometres apart in a silicon chip, taking them a step closer to the ...
3-D printing artificial bone
Researchers working to design new materials that are durable, lightweight and environmentally sustainable are increasingly looking to natural composites, such as bone, for inspiration: Bone is strong and ...
Physicists show self-correcting quantum computers are theoretically possible
Spintronics approach enables new quantum technologies
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers including members of the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering highlight the power of emerging quantum technologies in two recent papers published ...
Yahoo! buys startup specializing in online games
Yahoo! pressed on with its shopping spree on Thursday with the acquisition of a startup that powers games played on smartphones, tablets, consoles or personal computers.
Physicists develop revolutionary low-power polariton laser
(Phys.org) —Lasers are an unseen backbone of modern society. They're integral to technologies ranging from high-speed Internet services to Blu-ray players.
Aging Yahoo! faces new Tumblr generation
Yahoo! is just under two decades old and already showing signs of age. Tumblr, the cool blogging platform, represents a new generation.
Google adds player matching to Android
Google is adding leaderboards and the ability to match players in online games to its Android operating system for smartphones and tablet computers.
TV-over-Internet service hits Atlanta next month
Aereo, the startup that offers television stations over the Internet starting at $8 a month, says it will start service in Atlanta on June 17.
'Roadmap' of human metabolism offers new understanding of cancer, obesity, more
(Medical Xpress)—An international consortium of researchers has created the largest computer model of human metabolism to date, an astonishingly detailed roadmap that points the way to better understanding of cancer, obesity, ...
Cloud improvements: Professor receives NSF grant to develop more efficient cloud computing
From Apple to Dell and Google to Facebook, companies around the world are turning to cloud computing to aid in shaping the future of technology.
Microsoft to unveil "new generation" Xbox in May
Microsoft is expected to unveil in May a successor to Xbox 360 videogame consoles that have been evolving into hubs for home entertainment in the digital age.