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Confirmed, finally: D-Wave quantum computer is sometimes sluggish

The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.

By June 19, 2014

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Microsoft Surface available October 26 starting at $499

Microsoft finally announces its Surface pricing and begins taking preorders for the new tablet. Plus, a few brief moments inside the company's lab with Touch Cover.

By October 16, 2012

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Google quantum computer lab to study artificial intelligence

The search giant's new Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab will be home to a new supercomputer from D-Wave Systems.

By May 16, 2013

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Quantum computing firm gets $17 million in cash

D-Wave Systems gets more cash, but it's still in experimental mode and continues to have some skeptics.

By February 1, 2008

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Google reportedly acquires AI company DeepMind for $400M

Secretive London-based company specializes in combining machine learning to build general-purpose learning algorithms.

By January 26, 2014

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Microsoft nixes barrier to Windows 7's 'XP mode'

Windows 7 users will no longer need their PC's processor to support hardware virtualization to run the new and old operating systems together.

By March 18, 2010

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NSA working on quantum computer to break any encryption

The spy agency is reportedly in a race to build its own quantum computer to stay ahead of others seeking to own the mother of all decryption machines.

By January 2, 2014

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

By July 9, 2014

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Using the mobile phone as a credit card

French firm offers stickers that can turn your mobile phone into a contactless payment device for making purchases and accessing buildings and transit systems.

By October 23, 2008

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Microsoft gives timetable for Windows 'Blue' servers

New versions of Microsoft's Windows Server, SQL Server, System Center, Visual Studio and Windows Intune are all on tap, arriving largely by the end of calendar 2013.

By June 3, 2013