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July 30, 2016

More Efficient Way to Write Data Into Non-Volatile Memory Devices Improves Performance

July 27, 2016 — A scheme to write data into next generation memory chips has been developed. The proposal requires considerably fewer resources to write data safely into memory -- even during a system ... read more

Visual Cloud Computing Methods Could Help First Responders in Disaster Scenarios

June 23, 2016 — Visual data created by numerous security cameras, personal mobile devices and aerial video provide useful data for first responders and law enforcement. That data can be critical in terms of knowing ... read more

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

Apr. 13, 2016 — Online computer games allow gamers to solve a class of problems in quantum physics that cannot be easily solved by algorithms alone. Citizen science games have already proved successful in advancing ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Physicists have combined light and sound to control electron states in an atom-like system, providing a new tool in efforts to move toward quantum-computing ... read more

Mar. 25, 2016 — Researchers have overcome one of the key challenges to quantum computing by simplifying a complex quantum logic operation. They demonstrated this by experimentally realizing a challenging circuit -- ... read more

New Vulnerability Discovered in Common Online Security

Mar. 2, 2016 — One of the world's most common security software packages – used as the basis of protection for many web browsers – has been found to be vulnerable to a specific form of attack, according to ... read more

Feb. 15, 2016 — Engineers have discovered a new kind of 2-D semiconducting material for electronics that opens the door for much speedier computers and smartphones that also consume a lot less ... 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

Nov. 3, 2015 — A team of engineers may have found the answer to faster computing using minimal power: sound. The research has shown that certain types of sound waves can move data quickly, using minimal ... read more

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