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Google kicks off quantum artificial intelligence computing research

Google kicks off quantum artificial intelligence computing research

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Google is embarking on an artificial intelligence research project looking at building new quantum information processors based on superconducting electronics.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 11:14AM
Two thirds of consumers spend more money in venues with Wi-Fi

Two thirds of consumers spend more money in venues with Wi-Fi

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63 per cent of consumers are more likely to spend additional money in a venue that offers Wi-Fi, a new survey has found.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 27th 2014 at 11:05AM
Nestle developing 'Star Trek' food replicator

Nestle developing 'Star Trek' food replicator

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Food firm Nestle has launched a brand new research programme aimed at creating a real-life food replicator.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:05AM
New microchip can withstand temperatures up to 300 degrees

New microchip can withstand temperatures up to 300 degrees

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A microchip which can withstand temperatures of up to 300 degrees Celsius has been successfully developed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:49AM

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Retail unsure about 4K and wearable tech, PCR survey finds

Retail unsure about 4K and wearable tech, PCR survey finds

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Retailers are divided over whether wearable technology and 4K displays will provide real sales opportunities, according to PCR research.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 4th 2014 at 6:00PM
Samsung European Innovation Centre opens in London

Samsung European Innovation Centre opens in London

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Samsung has opened its European Innovation Centre in London.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 9th 2013 at 9:49AM
Half of UK business tablets fail within two years

Half of UK business tablets fail within two years

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47 per cent of British workers who use a tablet at work have seen it fail within the last two years, a survey has found.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2013 at 10:15AM
Disney invents textured touchscreens and electricity-generating paper

Disney invents textured touchscreens and electricity-generating paper

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Researchers at Disney have come up with a way to make touchscreens feel like 3D textures, without reshaping the displays.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 9th 2013 at 10:44AM

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'16 per cent of UK consumers throw away old mobile phones'

'16 per cent of UK consumers throw away old mobile phones'

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The UK is fast becoming a “throwaway nation”, where “old electronics are being dumped before the end of their useful life”, according to a new survey.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2013 at 10:56AM
Young male gamers least worried about effects of violent video games

Young male gamers least worried about effects of violent video games

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New research has found that young gamers are far less likely to believe video games lead to real-life violence and aggression.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 4:25PM
iPhone users not excited about iPhone 5S, survey suggests

iPhone users not excited about iPhone 5S, survey suggests

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The iPhone 5S has failed to excite existing users of Apple’s iPhone, a survey has suggested.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 12th 2013 at 9:56AM
'Telepathic' sound transmission developed by Disney

'Telepathic' sound transmission developed by Disney

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Disney has showcased technology that transmits audio through the human body, being heard as a “whisper” by the recipient.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 11th 2013 at 10:18AM

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'Kids game on mobiles almost as much as on consoles'

'Kids game on mobiles almost as much as on consoles'

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Kids spend almost as much time gaming on mobile devices as they do on consoles, says survey.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 11th 2013 at 10:07AM
Facebook spam posts net scam sites $200 million a year

Facebook spam posts net scam sites $200 million a year

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Facebook links posted by spammers that link to third-party scam sites make around $200 million a year, say researchers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 30th 2013 at 10:05AM
Pee Power: new urine-powered smartphone charger a possibility

Pee Power: new urine-powered smartphone charger a possibility

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Scientists this week have revealed that urine can be used to generate enough electricity to partially power a smartphone.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2013 at 12:10PM
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1 in 10 use smartphone during sex

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Nine per cent of Americans use their smartphones during sex, a new study has found.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 15th 2013 at 10:17AM

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Microsoft shows off 3D touchscreen

Microsoft shows off 3D touchscreen

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Microsoft has developed a 3D touchscreen that can convey depth, weight, movement, and shape.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 9:35AM