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IBM makes quantum computing available in the cloud

IBM Research is making its quantum processor available to the public via IBM's cloud to any desktop or mobile device.

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IBM's quantum processor comes out of hiding

A quantum computer for the people isn't just a theoretical dream; IBM is trying to make it a reality.

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India has shot down Apple's plan to sell refurbished iPhones

India reportedly has rejected Apple’s plan to sell refurbished iPhones in the country, a blow to the company’s hopes for growth there.

Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer...

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Solar shift: Falling costs make owning better than leasing

The costs of consumer and small business-grade solar systems have dropped significantly in recent years, sparking a move away from leasing the systems to outright purchases so owners can reap the financial benefits.

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Disney files patent for near instantaneous 3D printing

Disney has filed a patent for a new 3D printing technique that uses high-intensity light to harden resin into a shape in a single process, unlike traditional 3D printing that uses a layer-by-layer approach.

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Qualcomm brings big brains to mobile devices with deep-learning tool

Qualcomm has talked about putting "silicon brains" in mobile devices and is now providing tools to train smartphones to recognize people, objects, gestures, and even emotions.

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White House releases study on how to spur smart-gun tech

The Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security have begun a process to define, for the first time, the requirements that manufacturers would need to meet for law enforcement agencies to consider purchasing firearms with...

Intel is on the verge of exiting the smartphone and tablet markets after cutting Atom chips

Intel could be on the verge of exiting the market for smartphones and standalone tablets, wasting billions it spent trying to expand in those markets.

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Google and Fiat Chrysler near deal on self-driving vehicles

After being in talks for months, Fiat Chrysler is said to be in the final stages of finalizing a partnership with Google's Alphabet self-driving car development division.

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Take a peek inside Samsung’s vast developer conference

Take a peek inside Samsung’s vast developer conferenceImage by Stephen LawsonSamsung kicked off its massive developer conference in San Francisco this week, where it's trying to get developers excited about its latest software,...

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Motorola's former president returns to Google to head new hardware division

Rick Osterloh will oversee Nexus devices, Chromebooks, OnHub, and Google's ATAP division, as well as Google Glass.

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25% off Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Wireless Mobile Mouse - Deal Alert

The MX Anywhere 2 is loaded with features, and is available for $59.99 with the current 25% discount.

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Nvidia GPU-powered autonomous car teaches itself to see and steer

Nvidia’s breakthrough is the autonomous vehicle automatically taught itself to drive by watching how a human drove.

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Thumb PC uses Google software to give computer vision to robots and drones

A new computer on a USB stick with Google's machine-learning software could give drones and robots the equivalent of a human eye, and add new smarts to cameras.

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HP's new Chromebook 13 has features to match top-line Windows PCs

HP's new Chromebook 13 has some of the latest technologies that the company is putting in its top-line Windows PCs.

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Elon Musk says Tesla’s next-gen Model 4 will be affordable for everyone

Speaking at the Future Transport Solutions conference in Oslo, Norway, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said the upcoming Model 3 will be affordable for about half the population, but the vehicle after that will be affordable for virtually...

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Intel looks to replace headphone jacks with Type-C connector

At the Intel Developers Forum (IDF) this week, the company offered plans for a Type-C for audio connector that would replace the 3.5 millimeter mini-jack.

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