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Quantum Computing May Be Here Sooner Than Thought

For 60 years, computers have become smaller, faster, and cheaper. But engineers are approaching the limits of how small they can make silicon transistors,...

China’s New Supercomputer Is Officially the Fastest in the World

China's new TaihuLight has been added to the TOP500 List, ranking as the world's fastest supercomputer. It tops its Chinese predecessor, Tianhe-2, which ranked #1, until...

Scientists Have Successfully Used DNA to Store Data

While technology companies are routinely building massive data centers to store their data, a group of researchers have developed a data system using DNA...

Welcome to the New Age of Security, ‘Self-Destructing Chips’

Engineers from Xerox PARC have provided what could be a revolutionary tool for high-end security applications, a chip that has a self-destruct command. It...

How Is Apple Taking the Lion’s Share of Smartphone Profits?

There are plenty of players in the smartphone market, but there’s only one king making the big money—and that’s Apple. Despite Apple selling less than...

Did You Know Computer Chips Can Now Be Made Out of Wood?

We all know that most electronic devices like PCs, tablets, smartphones, gaming consoles, and even calculators are mainly made from materials that are toxic...

Did You Know There’s Now a Computer the Size of a Grain of Rice?

How can computers get any smaller? Well, they have done it again. For years, we have been losing our mobile phones—now, we have to...

Why Has the U.S. Stopped China’s Supercomputer Upgrade?

China and the U.S. are at it again. The U.S. government has refused to let Intel update China’s Tianhe-2, the world's largest supercomputer. China, in a...

This Was Great News Back in the Day: A Computer Too Heavy to Take Home

Do you remember when Compaq computers were the "State of the Art?" Back in 1986, Compaq was paying funny man John Cleese to get their product into every office. In...

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Being alone in your home during lockdown can be boring and depressing. This is where video streaming websites like Netflix come to the rescue....

New Hubble Space Telescope Data Explains Missing Dark Matter

New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provides further evidence for tidal disruption in the galaxy NGC 1052-DF4. This result explains a previous...

China Worst Violator of Religious Freedom, Says PEW Study

A new PEW research study has ranked China at the top of its Government Restrictions Index (GRI) out of 198 nations, noting that the...