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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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IBM microfluidics tech designed to improve cancer diagnosis

A technique to pump tiny amounts of marker fluids onto a test sample could enable many more tests during a biopsy and therefore a better understanding of a person's cancer.

By October 22, 2013

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Using NFC, IBM brings dual-factor authentication to mobile

Dual-factor authentication can work by combining smartphones and PCs, but that approach needs to be updated for the mobile era. An new IBM technique combines near-field communications and smartphones.

By October 18, 2013

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IBM defends US patent crown in 2013

Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.

By January 14, 2014

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Battery-topped electric buses flash charge in 15 seconds

These electric buses can charge up at a stop in the amount of time it takes for passengers to get on and off.

By June 16, 2014

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Google reportedly acquires Bitspin, maker of Timely app

Formerly a paid offering, the Android alarm clock is now listed as free at the Google Play store.

By January 4, 2014

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A drive-in for cyclists

A cafe in Zurich, Switzerland, has set up docking stations for cyclists so that they can have a bite to eat without having to leave the comfort of their bicycle seat.

By April 10, 2013

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Virtual reality machine gives you the wings of an awkward eagle

Combined with an Oculus Rift, the Birdly lets you feel what it's like to be a bird. Sort of.

By May 8, 2014

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Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.

By March 17, 2014