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IBM publishes its quantum roadmap, says it will have a 1,000-qubit machine in 2023

September 25th, 2020 at 12:29 pm » Comments Off

IBM Quantum Hummingbird IBM today, for the first time, published its road map for the future of its quantum computing hardware. There is a lot to digest here, but the most important news in the short term is that the company believes it is on its way to building a quantum processor with more than […]



Inside the race to build the best quantum computer on Earth

March 9th, 2020 at 12:10 pm » Comments Off

IBM thinks quantum supremacy is not the milestone we should care about. Google’s most advanced computer isn’t at the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, nor anywhere in the febrile sprawl of Silicon Valley. It’s a few hours’ drive south in Santa Barbara, in a flat, soulless office park inhabited mostly by technology firms you’ve […]



New battery tech can keep your smartphone charged for five continuous days

January 9th, 2020 at 12:01 pm » Comments Off

h can keep your smartphone charged for five continuous days The new high-capacity lithium-sulfur batteries can pave way for cheaper electric cars and solar grids. Researchers have developed a new solution that is capable of powering smartphones for five continuous days or electric cars to run over 1,000 km without needing to refuel. The new […]



Successful deployment of CQC’s Iron Bridge Quantum Photonic Cryptography Device into IBM Key Protect

December 20th, 2019 at 2:35 am » Comments Off

The IronBridge 4 qubit cryptographic device, which can generate quantum secure keys for your applications, successfully integrates with IBM Key Protect for IBM Cloud. Cambridge Quantum Computing has integrated its IronBridge quantum photonic cryptographic device with IBM Key Protect and can demonstrate the generation of post-quantum secure keys. This solution requires minimal changes to existing […]



Robot debates humans about the dangers of artificial intelligence

November 30th, 2019 at 1:40 pm » Comments Off

Project Debater argued both for and against the benefits of artificial intelligence An artificial intelligence has debated the dangers of AI – narrowly convincing audience members that the technology will do more good than harm. Project Debater, a robot developed by IBM, spoke on both sides of the argument, with two human teammates for each […]



120 million workers will need to be retrained due to AI, says IBM study

September 16th, 2019 at 11:43 am » Comments Off

The skills gap is widening between people and AI. But many CEOs tell IBM they don’t have the resources needed to close the skills gap brought on by emerging technologies. Artificial Intelligence is apparently ready to get to work. Over the next three years, as many as 120 million workers from the world’s 12 largest […]



IBM just made its cancer-fighting AI projects open-source

August 9th, 2019 at 1:31 am » Comments Off

IBM recently developed three artificial intelligence tools that could help medical researchers fight cancer. Now, the company has decided to make all three tools open-source, meaning scientists will be able to use them in their research whenever they please, according to ZDNet. The tools are designed to streamline the cancer drug development process and help […]



IBM is using self-driving car technology to power a new patient monitor for seniors

June 14th, 2019 at 8:16 am » Comments Off

The 65+ Age Group Will Make Up a Growing Portion of the US Population  IBM Watson is trying its hand at in-home health monitoring with a new system that combines IBM’s machine learning software with cutting-edge Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors to paint an accurate, real-time picture of seniors’ daily lives. IBM’s teaming up […]



IBM AI fails to beat human debating champion

February 17th, 2019 at 12:57 pm » Comments Off

Harish Natarajan triumphed over the bot in a rapid-fire challenge. After suffering defeat to AI at Go and Dota 2, the battle between man and machine was starting to look a little one-sided. But a human has finally notched up a win against our future robot overlords. Champion debater Harish Natarajan triumphed in a live […]



IBM researchers predict 5 innovations will change our lives in 5 years

February 15th, 2019 at 12:46 pm » Comments Off

IBM Research has a long history of inventing the future, so the big tech company’s researchers take their predictions seriously. Today they are revealing their annual “5 in 5” predictions, which detail five innovations that will change our lives in the next five years. IBM will talk about the predictions at its Think 2019 event […]



8 companies offering work-from-home jobs that don’t require a college degree

February 4th, 2019 at 1:01 pm » Comments Off

In an effort to secure the best talent on the market, more and more companies are expanding their applicant pool to include professionals without a traditional college degree. Job search site Glassdoor compiled a list of who some of these companies are, with top employers like Apple, Google and IBM making the cut. Recently, FlexJobs […]



IBM unveils its first commercial quantum computer

January 14th, 2019 at 12:37 pm » Comments Off

  IBM Q System One At CES, IBM today announced its first commercial quantum computer for use outside of the lab. The 20-qubit system combines into a single package the quantum and classical computing parts it takes to use a machine like this for research and business applications. That package, the IBM Q system, is […]



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