• COMPUTERS
    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 […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Back to the future for Tour of Homes

    Simplicity by Hayden Homes will debut a tiny house on the Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Eugene, Springfield, Coburg and Veneta. The 600-square-foot home is in a new subdivision of homes less than 1,064 square feet in size. (Kelly Lyon/The Register-Guard) This year’s Tour of Homes running July 22-30 in Lane County may […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Light-Powered Computers Brighten AI’s Future

    The idea of building a computer that uses light rather than electricity goes back more than half a century. “Optical computing” has long promised faster performance while consuming much less energy than conventional electronic computers. The prospect of a practical optical computer has languished, however, as scientists have struggled to make the light-based components needed […]

  • COMPUTERS
    New quantum liquid crystals may play role in future of computers

    These images show light patterns generated by a rhenium-based crystal using a laser method called optical second-harmonic rotational anisotropy. At left, the pattern comes from the atomic lattice of the crystal. At right, the crystal has become a 3-D quantum liquid crystal, showing a drastic departure from the pattern due to the atomic lattice alone. […]

  • NEWS
    Could Business Meetings of the Future Be in Virtual Reality?

    A new offering from virtual reality company Oculus, now owned by Facebook, could have interesting implications for small businesses. Oculus Rooms and Parties are new features for Gear VR users. They’ll also be available on Oculus Rift devices in 2017. Parties are essentially group voice calls that take place in virtual reality. You can add […]

  • Entrepreneurship Requires Working Like the Future is Already Here (Watch)

    If you’re a movie buff like me, you may have thrilled to the spectacle when movies like “Star Trek” and the latest “Star Wars” hit the screen. The exciting possibilities of a future in which intelligent robots, speed of light space ships and travel to far flung planets have all become realities are inspiring to […]

  • CLOTHING
    Clothes Smarter Than You Are: Welcome to the Future

    Wish there was a gadget able to transform your boring office uniform into a party outfit, or even a device that guides you straight to new friends? Then call Marcelo Coelho. A researcher with Fluid Interfaces at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, Coelho works at the cutting edge of wearable devices that may […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Google Looks to Protect Today’s Encryption From Future Quantum Computers

    Home | Internet | Internet News Google Looks to Protect Today’s Encryption From Future Quantum Computers Tasneem Akolawala, 11 July 2016 Share on FacebookTweetShareShareEmailReddit Google Looks to Protect Today’s Encryption From Future Quantum Computers HIGHLIGHTS Google aims to protect data from future quantum computers The experiment will not compromise user security It will be replaced […]

  • NEWS
    JCPenney CEO Says Company’s Future Will Depend Less On Apparel

    New York: JCPenney has always been the go to place where Americans shopped for affordable clothing for their family. But the Plano, Texas-based department store chain announced on Friday that it must reduce its dependency on clothing and follow where the shoppers are spending their money: services and other products like appliances. While part of […]

  • CLOTHING
    Clothes Smarter Than You Are: Welcome to the Future

    Wish there was a gadget able to transform your boring office uniform into a party outfit, or even a device that guides you straight to new friends? Then call Marcelo Coelho. A researcher with Fluid Interfaces at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, Coelho works at the cutting edge of wearable devices that may […]