Tech

IBM Says It Has Reached a Milestone in Quantum Computing

  IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer. Dario Gil, who leads IBM’s quantum computing and artificial intelligence research division, said Friday that the company’s scientists have successfully built and measured a processor prototype with 50 quantum bits, known as qubits. Gil says it’s the first […]

Tech

Apple Reality Headset

  Apple, seeking a breakthrough product to succeed the iPhone, aims to have technology ready for an augmented-reality headset in 2019 and could ship a product as early as 2020. Unlike the current generation of virtual reality headsets that use a smartphone as the engine and screen, Apple’s device will have its own display and run on […]

Mobile Tech

‘Eve Online’ is going mobile next year with ‘Project Aurora’

Popular space MMO Eve Online has been doing pretty well lately, bringing a massive map, galactic trade economies and the vastness of space to players over its 14-year history. It’s made several moves to keep folks interested in its PC-based game title, too. Developer CCP Games, has made Eve Onlinefree to download and play while also allowing players to participate in finding exoplanets in real […]

Internet

Project Loon cleared to help restore wireless in Puerto Rico

Project Loon — the balloon delivered internet project that started life as part of Google and now calls Alphabet’s X “innovation lab” home — has moved one step closer to becoming a part of the relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The FCC has issued an “experimental license” for it to provide emergency cellular LTE service. In a statement, an X spokesperson explained […]