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    Quantum computing as the future? Here’s why it is still waiting for the hardware

    The industry first has to solve hardware issues in quantum technology, according to an expert. (Representational Image. Source ThinkStock) Commercial production of quantum computers that would process information faster than today’s supercomputers is still some time away. The industry first has to solve hardware issues in quantum technology, according to an expert. Quantum theory represents […]

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    Microsoft Tests Smart Search in Windows 10’s Photos App, Coming With Fall Creators Update: Report

    HIGHLIGHTS You need to be an Insider member to test this feature The updated Photos app brings a smart search feature It sorts photos into categories, places, colours, months, etc Microsoft will roll out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Updatethis September, and features that are expected to arrive with the update, are already being tested by Windows 10 […]

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    A quest for the mother of all computers

     Kevin Resch is searching for the Holy Grail of high technology in the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo. As the institute prepares to mark its 15th anniversary in November, Resch is the acting director — and part of an elite group of scientists working to bring the promise of quantum computers […]

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    Computers 101: Can You Identify These?

    Can you guess what devices are in the images below? The images come in pairs. The first will be a close up. Try to guess what you are looking at before scrolling down to the next one, which will show a zoomed-out version. What is this storage device? (hint: storage) Magnetic core memory was the main […]

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    A quest for the mother of all computers

    Kevin Resch, acting director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, overlooks a light experiment in the quantum optics lab. – Vanessa Tignanelli,Record staff Martin Laforest, head of scientific outreach at the Institute for Quantum Computing, expects to see quantum supremacy within five years. – Vanessa Tignanelli,Record staff Martin Laforest, head of scientific outreach at IQC, […]

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    People are already replacing their desktop computers with smartglasses

    In the tech industry, “dogfooding” is a common term that describes when companies make their employees use the software and hardware they make, so that bugs can be caught and everyday improvements can be dreamed up before the product ever hits the market. Recently, the most powerful companies in Silicon Valley have shown significant interest in augmented […]

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    Wasserman Schultz kept paying aide suspected of stealing House computers | 10 governors slam Obamacare ‘skinny repeal’

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has not given a detailed explanation about why she continued to employ a former aide until she fired him on Tuesday — after he was arrested on bank-fraud charges while attempting to board a flight to Pakistan. McClatchy reports computer expert Imran Awan, who worked for congressional Democrats, was accused of stealing […]

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    The best budget laptops you can buy

    The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. HP/Business Insider The Insider Pick: Laptops that cost less than $500 don’t have to be low-powered. For evidence, just look at our top pick, the HP Pavilion x360. It offers a […]

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    Lenovo Legion Y520 Review

    HIGHLIGHTS The Legion Y520 is available in two variants with different GPUs Most games run very well at 1920×1080 using High quality settings The Legion Y520 is cool and quiet, but has a flimsy lid The gaming laptop segment is exploding right now, bucking a general downward trend in the PC business. This is one of the few […]

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    The best computers for students

    What would a back-to-school guide be without a healthy dose of computer recs? Other than a small dorm TV, perhaps, it’s the single most expensive investment you’re likely to make as you begin college — and if you’re graduating or pursuing an advanced degree, it’s possible you’ve been waiting patiently for a reason to upgrade.As […]

  • The best computers for students

    What would a back-to-school guide be without a healthy dose of computer recs? Other than a small dorm TV, perhaps, it’s the single most expensive investment you’re likely to make as you begin college — and if you’re graduating or pursuing an advanced degree, it’s possible you’ve been waiting patiently for a reason to upgrade.As […]

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    Jide Discontinues Remix OS, Moves Focus to Business Customers

    HIGHLIGHTS The company launched Remix OS for PC last year The company says that backers from KickStarter will be refunded Jide says it will be focussing on enterprise customers now Jide Technology on Tuesday announced that the company has decided to discontinue its Android-based Remix OS and that it will be “transitioning away” from consumer space. For […]