What is quantum computing and how will quantum computers change the world?

Depending on who you ask, some say that quantum computers could either break the Internet, render pretty much every data security protocol obsolete, or allow us to compute our way out of the climate crisis. These hyper-powerful devices, an emerging technology that exploits the properties of quantum mechanics, are much buzzed about. Only last month, … Read more

AWS faces cost-sensitive customers at Reinvent as economic fears mount

Amazon Web Services has been the biggest growth engine for its parent company over much of the past decade, taking business from some of the largest tech vendors in the world. But as corporations face the most daunting economic environment since the 2008 financial crisis, those massive checks they’re writing to AWS for their tech … Read more

IBM Unveils New Chip in Push to Realize Quantum Computing’s Promise

International Business Machines Corp. announced Wednesday that it has created a more powerful quantum computing chip, the next step in its years-long effort to build quantum machines capable of delivering business value to companies. The 433-qubit Osprey chip, unveiled at IBM‘s annual Quantum Summit in New York, has more than three times as many qubits … Read more

Elon Musk has criticized Apple for years. Apple has mostly ignored him

Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who is also the new owner and CEO of Twitterbashed Apple this week after claiming the company has threatened to remove the Twitter app from its App Store, accusing the company of hating “free speech.” The Twitter app is still available … Read more

Opinion: More risk doesn’t always mean greater reward. Just look at these imploded tech stocks.

Academic critics have long argued that US companies need to make more “creative-destruction” investments that boost productivity by replacing existing processes with very different and more efficient ones. Instead, US companies too often think small, looking for ways to cut costs and settling for safe investments that increase productivity modestly. A 2020 Harvard Business Review … Read more

Oracle CIO Jae Evans on Reshaping the Company’s IT Department

Jae Evans joined Oracle corp as its chief information officer in April 2020, just as the company was navigating myriad uncertainties and office closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Overseeing a new information technology department was especially complex at the time, said Ms. Evans, who in addition to managing technology needs for 170,000 employees, is … Read more

Elon Musk may be luring Apple into a fight with Republicans

Tim Cook walks in the Paddock prior to the F1 Grand Prix of USA at Circuit of The Americas on October 23, 2022 in Austin, Texas. Jared C Tilton | Getty Images Over the past week, Twitter owner Elon Musk has been poking Apple, the big bear of Silicon Valley, which controls app distribution to … Read more

The Best Phones You Can Buy in 2022

photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo It was a great year for smartphones. Granted, most of the year’s biggest devices were simply your typical annual refresh—specifically the iPhone and Pixel lineups. But they were all impressive enough that if you plan to upgrade to a flagship right now, there are quite a few decent options. Samsung also improved … Read more

Iran threatened families of World Cup soccer team, according to security source

CNN — The families of Iran’s World Cup soccer team have been threatened with imprisonment and torture if the players fail to “behave” ahead of the match against the USA on Tuesday, a source involved in the security of the games said. Following the refusal of Iranian players to sing the nation’s national anthem in … Read more

AURAK-hosted International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications attracts 99 papers from 40 universities

Papers explored Artificial Intelligence, nanotechnology, machine learning, computer networks and security, data mining, microwave circuits, renewable energy & PVs, wireless communications, etc. Keynote speaker Prof. Jalel Ben Othman from University of Paris presented a study on ‘Improvement of Security and Mobility of Vehicles in Smart Cities’ modeled for the city of Abu Dhabi Ras Al … Read more