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Google and Apple partner to produce Asian-style contact tracing app to battle pandemic (science news).

April 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Google and Apple partner to produce Asian-style contact tracing app to battle pandemic (science news).

To wind up the current pandemic-induced social distancing and stay-at-home protocol increasing numbers of people around the world are suffering, a number of things would be handy: (1) a vaccine, (2) wide-spread accurate testing to identify those currently infected and those who have been infected and then recovered, (3) decent phone-based contact-tracing software. The third […]

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Google declares it has won quantum supremacy (science news).

September 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Google declares it has won quantum supremacy (science news).

Google boasts that its latest quantum super-computer can solve tasks which are otherwise unsolvable, performing complex calculations in just 3 minutes that would normally take 10,000 years to process. You want Skynet? Because this how you get Skynet! https://www.cnet.com/news/google-reportedly-attains-quantum-supremacy/ The Offworld Report – the best news ‘offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Google’s quantum computing breakthrough: 100 million times faster!

December 9, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Google’s quantum computing breakthrough: 100 million times faster!

Moore’s Law just got torn up and jumped on by the future of quantum computing, as Google in partnership with NASA and the quantum computing firm D-Wave, announced that they’ve been clocking up like-for-like speeds on their quantum box 100 million-times faster than their best traditional supercomputer. Or to put it in slightly more technical terms, Hartmut Neven, […]

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Google turns Trekkie.

September 7, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Google turns Trekkie.

You have got to love those merry pranksters at Google. They are celebrating the latest Trek anniversary in style, with a fully animated Google Trek logo that you can click into and move around a Googled-up Enterprise. Well, most IT nerds love the Trek, don’t we, so no doubt the team at the big G. […]

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