07 Jan 2020
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1. Meet Ballie, Samsung’s rolling personal assistant that does…stuff This time last year, we asked the question: is Samsung getting serious about robotics. I’m not sure we’re that much closer to an answer, but tonight’s CES keynote pointed to a company that clearly wants to convince us of as…

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09 Oct 2019

1. Artificial Compound Lens inspires by mosquito eye could lead to New Vision Systems Anyone who’s tried to swat a pesky mosquito knows how quickly the insects can evade a hand or fly swatter. The pests’ compound eyes, which provide a wide field of view, are largely responsible for…

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03 Oct 2019

1. Windows 10X introduced by Microsoft for dual-screen devices At its annual Surface hardware event in New York, Microsoft today announced the expected set of updates to its existing hardware lineup. The biggest surprise, though, was surely the announcement of the company’s dual-screen Surface Neo, which will go on…

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26 Sep 2019

1. Facebook launches Horizon, a massive-multiplayer VR world Facebook today announced it’s building its own Ready Player One Oasis. Facebook Horizon is a virtual reality sandbox universe where you can build your own environments and games, play and socialize with friends or just explore the user-generated landscapes. This is Facebook’s…

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25 Sep 2019

1. A new 5,000-Qubit Quantum Computer by D-Wave Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems Inc. today revealed that it has sold the first of its next-generation, 5,000-qubit machines to the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The new machine is named “Advantage” because, D-Wave said, it gives organizations a significant edge over competitors…

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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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21 Sep 2019

1. Karnataka HC stops HipBar’s door delivery of booze Earlier in the year, HipBar filed a writ challenging the withdrawal of home delivery permission granted to it by the Karnataka Excise department. “The younger generation, including kids below the permissible age, is succumbing to the temptation of liquor, may…

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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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