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New service of Rigetti Computing to bring quantum computer closer

New service of Rigetti Computing to bring quantum computer closer

Rigetti Computing says to be closer to its goal of making a working quantum computer. This computer has to solve problems faster for less money, or with better quality results than traditional machines. Quantum computers process computations by means of so-called "qubits". These are many times more ... Read more

date6 years ago
Oracle chief executive Thomas Kurian takes extended leave

Oracle chief executive Thomas Kurian takes extended leave

Thomas Kurian, senior executive at Oracle, has announced a "extended leave" to take the company. Kurian has been in charge of expanding the cloud computing business. According to a spokesman, he's expected to return soon. Why Kurian has decided to take leave is unknown. "He's taking some time off. W... Read more

date6 years ago
Thales and Gemalto get permission to acquire in the US

Thales and Gemalto get permission to acquire in the US

Thales and Gemalto have obtained approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to acquire Gemalto. The acquisition involves an amount of 4.8 billion euros. The two market leaders in security hardware will become one company after the acquisition. Previously, the comp... Read more

date6 years ago
Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

A number of apps have been found in the MacOS App Store that are used to spy on consumers and steal their data. The apps have been removed by Apple, but would have been very popular. Security firm Malwarebytes reported this yesterday. Security researcher Patrick Wardle also wrote an extensive blog a... Read more

date6 years ago

Apple builds website where governments can request consumer data

Apple is working on a site that can handle the many data requests it receives from governments around the world. That would make it easier for both Apple and the applicant governments to process the requests. That's what the MacRumors site reports today. Currently, such data requests take place via ... Read more

date6 years ago
Little efficient use developers cost billions

Little efficient use developers cost billions

Stripe, which has a payment platform, researched the role of software developers in the broader economy. According to Stripe, the inefficient use of developers will cost British entrepreneurs nearly $100 billion over the next decade. The crux of the problem is not so much with the developers themsel... Read more

date6 years ago
Microsoft unveils new hardware on October 2

Microsoft unveils new hardware on October 2

On the 2nd of October Microsoft will present new hardware. The company has sent an invitation to the press and asks for a moment of your time. The event takes place at 20:00 hrs Dutch time and is organized in New York City. Although it is not entirely clear what will be presented, it is almost certa... Read more

date6 years ago
Artificial intelligence can develop prejudices

Artificial intelligence can develop prejudices

Based on thousands of simulations, MIT researchers argue that artificial intelligence is not free of prejudice. Not only can they learn from people, but robots can also teach themselves prejudices, as it were. The researchers report this to the TechCrunch site. The MIT researchers set up a simulati... Read more

date6 years ago
Co-founder ethereum: Days of explosive growth are over.

Co-founder ethereum: Days of explosive growth are over.

The crypto-currency market will no longer experience strong growth. That's what the co-founder of ethereum thinks. Vitalik Buterin tells us that the time of explosive growth is most likely over and that investors should rather assume that the blockchain market is stabilising. Buterin told the press ... Read more

date6 years ago
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