10 Dec 2019

1. Intel hails new cryogenic control chip as a milestone toward ‘quantum practicality’ While Alphabet Inc.’s researchers were working on achieving quantum supremacy, the staff at an Intel Corp. lab in Ronler Acres, Oregon, have spent the past five years pursuing a different, no less important goal: “quantum practicality.”…

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28 Nov 2019

1. Twitter tests new conversation features from twttr prototype, rollout planned for 2020 Twttr, the prototype app Twitter launched earlier this year, has been testing new ways to display conversations, including through the use of threaded replies and other visual cues. Now, those features have been spotted on Twitter.com,…

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28 Nov 2019

1. This Indian startup is offering a ‘sleep internship’ where you can nap for 9 hours and get paid ₹1 lakh Indian sleep solutions startup that produces mattresses-Wake Wakefit.co has an opening for internships. And it’s a job that you can even do in your sleep literally. The company…

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27 Nov 2019

1. Facebook buys VR studio behind Beat Saber Virtual reality doesn’t have many hit games yet, but Facebook is buying the studio behind one of the platform’s biggest titles. Facebook announced today that it will be buying Beat Games, the game studio behind Beat Saber, a rhythm game that’s…

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25 Nov 2019

1. Eirini 1.0 launch brings Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry closer together The Cloud Foundry Foundation today launched the first stable, production-ready version of Eirini, an open-source technology that will enable enterprises to use Kubernetes with Cloud Foundry. Eirini version 1.0 is rolling out about a year after the project…

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23 Nov 2019

1. Waves Enterprise blockchain unveils major updates and hundreds of smart contracts per minute Fast-transaction blockchain distributed ledger provider Waves Enterprise, an extension of Waves Platform AG technology, Thursday announced major upgrades to its network that adds significant improvements, putting it into the same class as the corporate blockchain…

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22 Nov 2019

1. MIT researchers develop a much better way to optimize the control of soft robots MIT researchers have developed a new way to optimize how soft robots perform specific tasks — a huge challenge when it comes to soft robotics in particular, because robots with flexible bodies can basically…

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21 Nov 2019

1. Bandit opens a ‘mobile-only’ coffee shop in New York If you wander into the Bandit coffee shop in Midtown New York, you won’t be able to just walk up to the counter and order something. Instead, you’ll need to download a mobile app. I experienced it for myself…

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18 Nov 2019

1. Army photogrammetry technique makes 3D aerial maps in minutes Aerial imagery is a common asset in military matters, but 3D maps can be difficult to collect on short notice without specialized equipment. This new photogrammetry technique from the Army Corps of Engineers, however, can make accurate 3D maps…

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13 Nov 2019

1. From Oyo to Uber, how SoftBank’s $100 billion left workers in a hole Many young companies used SoftBank’s cash to dangle incentives and other payments to quickly attract as many workers as they could. But when they failed to make a profit and SoftBank changed its tune on…

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