09 Dec 2019

1. Quantum Computers Learn to Check Their Own Answers A new test to check if a quantum computer is giving correct answers to questions beyond the scope of traditional computing could help the first quantum computer that can outperform a classical computer to be realized. By creating a protocol…

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03 Dec 2019

1. Cyber Monday shoppers on track to hit a record $9.4 billion, Adobe Analytics says.  As of 9:00 a.m. New York Time, Cyber Monday shoppers have already spent $473 million online, according to data released by Adobe Analytics, which monitors the online transactions of 80 of the top 100 web…

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29 Nov 2019

1. Will the future of work be ethical? Perspectives from MIT Technology Review Greg’s essay, Will the Future of Work Be Ethical? reflects on his experiences at the conference, which produced what he calls “a religious crisis, despite the fact that I am not just a confirmed atheist but a…

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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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11 Nov 2019

1. Microsoft uses AI to diagnose cervical cancer faster in India More women in India die from cervical cancer than in any other country. This preventable disease kills around 67,000 women in India every year, more than 25% of the 260,000 deaths worldwide. Effective screening and early detection can…

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08 Nov 2019

1. Salesforce announces new content management system Salesforce has its fingers in a lot of parts of the customer experience, so why not content management? Today, the company announced a brand new tool called Salesforce Content Management System, which it says is designed from the ground up to deliver…

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02 Nov 2019

1. Backed by Will Smith and FabFitFun, OurPlace brings cookware and dinnerware direct to consumers The husband and wife co-founders behind the direct-to-consumer cookware and dinnerware startup retailer OurPlace are big believers in the notion that the doorway to inclusive communities opens through the kitchen. Amir Tehrani, the company’s…

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07 Oct 2019

1. The winner of the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2019 is – Render In the very beginning, there were 20 startups. After two days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly…

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23 Sep 2019

1. Crucial achievement in Advancing Quantum Computers by Physicists Physicists at Uppsala University have identified how to distinguish between true and ‘fake’ Majorana states in one of the most commonly used experimental setups, by means of supercurrent measurements. This theoretical study is a crucial step for advancing the field…

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16 Sep 2019

1. Google advances cross-platform software development with Flutter, Dart updates Google LLC’s presence in the developer community can be felt far beyond the Android ecosystem. The search giant is responsible for TensorFlow, numerous cybersecurity tools and Flutter, the popular open-sourcing framework for building apps that work on multiple platforms….

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