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Predicting Magnetic Behavior in Copper Oxide Superconductors

May 14, 2015 — Enabled by high-performance computing, the magnetic couplings in model systems for copper-containing cuprate superconductors were accurately calculated for the first ... read more

Apr. 27, 2015 — A patented passive cooling system for computer processors could save U.S. consumers more than 6.3 billion dollars per year in energy ... read more

Unlocking the Potential of Big Data in the Cloud

Dec. 4, 2014 — Cloud computing and Big Data are the two top innovation hubs in ICT. Together they have the potential to become pivotal enhancers of social transformation and economic development for many years to ... read more

Nov. 13, 2014 — Computer scientists have developed software that not only detects and eradicates never-before-seen viruses and other malware, but also automatically repairs damage caused by them. The software then ... read more

Nov. 12, 2014 — Not long ago, it would have taken several years to run a high-resolution simulation on a global climate model. But using some of the most powerful supercomputers now available, scientists were able ... read more

New Research Lights the Way to Super-Fast Computers

Nov. 7, 2014 — New research has demonstrated how glass can be manipulated to create a material that will allow computers to transfer information using light. This development could significantly increase computer ... read more

Saving Lots of Computing Capacity With a New Algorithm

Oct. 29, 2014 — The control of modern infrastructure such as intelligent power grids needs lots of computing capacity. Scientists have developed an algorithm that might revolutionize these processes. With their new ... read more

Sep. 29, 2014 — By exchanging specific atoms inside the mineral structure, quantum bits, required to process complex operations faster, could be ... read more

Can Cartoons Be Used to Teach Machines to Understand the Visual World?

Sep. 26, 2014 — An enormous gap exists between human abilities and machine performance when it comes to understanding the visual world from images and videos. Humans are still way out in ... read more

Cutting the Cloud Computing Carbon Cost

Sep. 12, 2014 — Researchers have investigated how cloud computing systems might be optimized for energy use and to reduce their carbon ... read more

Sep. 11, 2014 — A new way to run a quantum algorithm using much simpler methods than previously thought has been discovered. These findings could dramatically bring forward the development of a 'quantum ... read more

New Method to Detect Prize Particle for Future Quantum Computing

Sep. 10, 2014 — Scientists have uncovered a new method to detect Majorana particles, a key element for a next-generation quantum computing platform. Quantum computing relies on the laws of quantum mechanics to ... read more

Aug. 21, 2014 — Researchers have designed a computer program that can accurately recognize users’ emotional states as much as 87% of the time, depending on the emotion. The study combined -- for the first time -- ... read more

Cloud Computing: The Last Step Towards Technological Globalization?

Aug. 19, 2014 — Cloud computing is not only the latest revolution in the ICT world, but a key enhancer of innovation and economic development. Within the framework of the project CLOUDS, Madrid-based researchers ... read more

Aug. 12, 2014 — Creating a realistic computer simulation of how light suffuses a room is crucial not just for animated movies like “Toy Story” or “Cars”. Special computing methods should ensure this, but ... read more

Aug. 13, 2014 — From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, ... read more

Aug. 7, 2014 — The quantum computer is not yet quite around the corner: calculations show that to implement a useful quantum algorithm, billions of quantum systems have to be used. The elements of a newly proposed ... read more

Quantum Leap in Lasers Brightens Future for Quantum Computing

July 22, 2014 — Scientists have devised a breakthrough laser that uses a single artificial atom to generate and emit particles of light. The laser may play a crucial role in the development of quantum computers, ... read more

July 10, 2014 — Encryption might not be enough for all that data stored in the cloud. Usage patterns -- which files are accessed and when -- can give away secrets as well. Computer scientists have developed an ... read more

July 2, 2014 — Computer scientists have developed a wireless network on a computer chip that could reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 ... read more

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