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May 27, 2016

Trust in the Cloud Could Be Pinned to Online Scoring System

Apr. 22, 2016 — An easy-to-use online tool to help build people's trust in the cloud has been developed by computer scientists. Cloud computing is widely recognized as a highly useful technology, with multiple ... read more

All Eyes on the Conductor

Feb. 13, 2016 — A ‘conductor’ that ensures simultaneous processing tasks keep time could dramatically increase the efficiency of ‘cloud’ simulations, report ... read more

Jan. 25, 2016 — Systems for handling massive digital datasets could make impossibly complex problems solvable, new research ... read more

Quantum Computing Is Coming -- Are You Prepared for It?

Jan. 20, 2016 — Quantum computing will change lives, society and the economy and a working system is expected to be developed by 2020, according to a leading figure in the world of quantum ... read more

New Tech to Help Companies Detect, Respond to Cloud Computing Performance Bugs

Jan. 11, 2016 — A computer science researcher has launched a company that uses new tech to to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their ... read more

Team Demonstrates 'Hybrid' Logic Gate as Work Towards Quantum Computer Continues

Dec. 16, 2015 — Quantum logic gates between different isotopic species are possible, can be driven by a relatively simple laser system, and can work with precision beyond the so-called 'fault-tolerant ... read more

Dec. 2, 2015 — Alpha particles, as the nuclei of the helium atom are also called, play a decisive role in the formation of heavier elements. Carbon, for instance, is formed from the fusion of these alpha particles. ... read more

Quantum Spin on Molecular Computers

Dec. 2, 2015 — If quantum computers existed, they would revolutionize computing as we know it. Based on fundamental properties of matter, the potential power of these theoretical workhorses would solve problems in ... read more

New Supercomputer Simulations Enhance Understanding of Protein Motion, Function

Nov. 23, 2015 — Supercomputing simulations could change how researchers understand the internal motions of proteins that play functional, structural and regulatory roles in all living organisms, say scientists in a ... read more

New Advanced Computing Systems Under Investigation

Nov. 17, 2015 — Scientists are studying how to improve the development of advanced computing systems to create faster software under the auspices of RePhrase, a new research project from the European Union Horizon ... read more

Really, What Is the Internet of Things?

Nov. 13, 2015 — The Internet of Things, IoT, the cloud, big data...buzzwords for the modern age. But, asks one researcher: Is the IoT actually anything new and how does it work? Scientists now offer some answers and ... read more

Shields Up: Researchers Are Making the Internet More Secure

Nov. 5, 2015 — Scientists are developing a service that can sniff out, ward off and protect against large-scale online attacks known as Distributed Denial of Service, or DDoS, ... read more

Tackling Big Data: Storage and Transfer

Oct. 29, 2015 — Where should Big Data be stored and shared in a cost-effective manner? How can it be most efficiently transferred across advanced data networks? How will researchers be interacting with the data and ... read more

Oct. 22, 2015 — The animal brain is so complex, it would take a supercomputer and vast amounts of data to create a detailed 3-D model of the billions of neurons that power it. But computer scientists and a professor ... read more

New Report on Energy-Efficient Computing

Oct. 20, 2015 — A new American report outlines key factors limiting progress in computing -- particularly related to energy consumption -- and novel research that could overcome these ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Researchers have demonstrated working electronic circuits that have been produced in a radically new way, using methods that resemble Darwinian evolution. The size of these circuits is comparable to ... read more

Dew Helps Ground Cloud Computing

Sep. 15, 2015 — The most obvious disadvantage of putting your data in the cloud is losing access when you have no internet connection. According to new research this is where 'dew' could ... read more

Problematic Relationship: Small Brain Models Distort Contact Intensity Between Neurons

Sep. 10, 2015 — Even the most powerful computers in the world can only simulate one percent of the nerve cells due to memory constraints. For this reason, scientists have turned to downscaled models. However, this ... read more

Graphics Processors Accelerate Pattern Discovery

Aug. 28, 2015 — Using normal graphics processors, a new program for identifying repeated patterns in complex networks significantly boosts search ... read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — Researchers are using high-performance computing to simulate the processes that take place during the first moments of photosynthesis. Using quantum mechanics as the basis, computer scientists, ... read more

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