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Quantum computing

IBM qubit processor

IBM's quantum processor comes out of hiding

The company will open up a 5-qubit quantum processor to everyone through the cloud

Digital Key, security, encryption

Quantum computers pose a huge threat to security, and the NIST wants your help

An upcoming competition will invite the public to propose and test 'quantum-resistant' encryption schemes

European Union

Europe places $1 billion bet on quantum computing

Aim is to place Europe at the forefront of a technological revolution that offers 'spectacular possibilities,' one researcher says

The 20-petaflop Titan supercomputer

U.S. efforts to build next-gen supercomputer take shape

American plans envision a system that can solve science problems 50 times faster than the 20-petaflop systems now available

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Linux scheduler bug got you down? Here's a fast fix

Bugs in the Linux scheduler can cause performance degradation in heavily multithreaded loads, but a do-it-yourself fix is available

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Quantum computing, here we come: A qubit data bus may soon be possible

A research breakthrough could put much faster computing within reach

Network servers

Supercomputing shifts from power to purpose

Processing data creates a different set of demands, and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise looks to target specific needs

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MIT's new 5-atom quantum computer could make today's encryption obsolete

The scalable new system could easily crack RSA techniques

Quantum computing

Quantum computing may be moving out of science fiction

Progress seen as IBM doubles down on its research, and NASA and Google back D-Wave

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Extreme tech positions of the presidential candidates

How candidates see the government's role in science and tech and some tech implications of the 2016 contest

The 20-petaflop Titan supercomputer

Alternative processors tapped to fulfill supercomputing's need for speed

GPUs, FPGAs are drawing interest at this year's Supercomputing 15 conference as it becomes obvious CPUs aren't enough

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Gene Amdahl, IBM mainframe architect then IBM competitor, has died

Amdahl was chief architect of several IBM mainframes before going on to found the mainframe company that bore his name

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Google reports strong profit, says it's 'rethinking everything' around machine learning

Google's products will use that form of AI even more in the future

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IBM Watson will know what you did last summer

A new API called Visual Insights can analyze your images and videos on social networks

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Intel promises $50M for quantum computing research

Intel is funding quantum computing research in the Netherlands, hoping to make fully functional quantum computers a reality in a dozen years or so

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Real-time computing: Gateway to the Internet of things?

The next big computer trend may involve precision rather than speed

Obama rolls out initiative to boost U.S. supercomputer capability

National Strategic Computing Initiative will involve government agencies, academia, and the private sector to develop a computer that operates at 1,000 petaflops

IBM Watson's next trick: Helping you write better

Tone Analyzer can help tweak the attitude in that email before you hit 'send'

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