Daily Archives: March 4, 2019

Microsoft launches quantum computing network

While commercial quantum computing is still a ways off, Microsoft has officially launched its quantum computing network during a recent event at its Redmond campus. The Microsoft Quantum Network made its official debut during a Startup Summit which laid out the company’s vision for the future of quantum computing and …

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USB4 catches up to Thunderbolt 3 with 40Gbps data transfer speeds

Soon, the incredible speeds of Thunderbolt 3 ports in laptops and computers will be available to all future USB Type-C (USB-C) ports, thanks to the brand-new USB4 standard. Hot on the heels of releasing the USB 3.2 specification – and the abject confusion it’s likely to cause consumers – the …

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Microsoft preparing “Windows Lite” for dual-screen devices

Microsoft is reportedly developing a new lightweight version of Windows that will be used in upcoming dual-screen devices as well as in laptops positioned to compete against Google’s Chromebooks. Sources familiar with the company’s plans told The Verge that the software giant will simplify its Windows user interface so that …

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AI systems are a threat – but not the way Elon Musk claims

In 2017, Elon Musk claimed that AI is one of the greatest threats to the human race. “AI is the rare case where I think we need to be proactive in regulation instead of reactive,” he told students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). “Because I think by the time …

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Avast: Why IoT security should be your number one security worry

The growth of smart IoT-connected gadgets may be causing a dramatic rise in the number of cyberattacks targeting both consumers and businesses alike. Security experts have warned that criminals are increasingly targeting smart home products which are worryingly sparse in terms of even basic security, putting customers at risk of …

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2019 Mobile Power 50 – Nominations set to close today

Part of the Mobile Industry Awards 2019 powered by TechRadar Pro, the Mobile Power 50 highlights the most important and influential figures in the UK mobile industry during the past year.  Nominations for the 2019 Mobile Power 50 are set to close TODAY at 5pm GMT – so it’s time …

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Nintendo Switch could soon (unofficially) run Windows 10

Here’s a novel one: fancy running Windows 10 – or at least the ARM spin of Microsoft’s OS – on your Nintendo Switch? Well, that could be possible, at least if an unofficial project that’s currently in its early stages pans out. This is an effort driven by one of …

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CK Hutchison and Telefonica partner to serve multinationals

The parent companies of Three and O2 in the UK are partnering to offer fixed, mobile and other digital communications services to large enterprises and multinational organisations. CK Hutchison and Telefonica say their complementary network and sales footprints will enhance their ability to offer connectivity to more parts of the …

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