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Quantum Computers Will Require Complex Software To Manage Errors

11 years ago from Science Daily

Highlighting another challenge to the development of quantum computers, theorists at NIST have shown that a type of software operation, proposed as a solution to fundamental problems with the computers'...

Feature: We don't know what we don't know when it comes to the new broadband

11 years ago from Science Alert

Australia's new broadband won't just speed things up, it will revolutionise the way we use the internet.

Setton Farms pistachios recall expanded

11 years ago from UPI

WASHINGTON, April 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced an expansion of the nationwide recall of pistachios possibly tainted with bacteria.

Empire State Building going green

11 years ago from Physorg

The Empire State Building is being converted into an eco-friendly skyscraper, transforming the landmark into a "green" architectural marvel as part of a multimillion-dollar upgrade, officials said Monday.

AP to crack down on websites that copy its news

11 years ago from CBC: Technology & Science

The Associated Press plans to send more of its lawyers after news aggregators and other website that post its news articles online without permission.

US funding boost – a threat to EU science?

11 years ago from Chemistry World

As President Obama announces billions of dollars in science funding, is Europe at risk of a ‘brain drain’?

Double standard in pesticide ban?

11 years ago from Chemistry World

EU review approves pesticides used in organic farming based on incomplete data, sparking claims of double standards

New project aims to boost performance on every chip

11 years ago from Physorg

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), as part of its Architecture Aware Compiler Environment Program, has awarded Rice University $16 million to develop a new set of tools that...

MetroPCS mimics landline with family 'groupline'

11 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- Regional wireless carrier MetroPCS Communications Inc. has a new feature designed to lure families getting rid of their landlines. The new service gives families one number that...

Indonesian palm oil industry takes step towards sustainability

11 years ago from

A major Indonesian plantation company has become the country's first certified maker of sustainable palm oil as WWF simultaneously collaborated with the Indonesian Department of Agriculture and others to hold...

GM, Segway Team Up To Build Urban Vehicle

11 years ago from CBSNews - Science

A solution to the world's urban transportation problems could lie in two wheels not four, according to executives for General Motors Corp. and Segway Inc.

Intel handed 643-million-dollar Danish tax bill: report

11 years ago from Physorg

Intel, the US technology giant, has been handed a 643-million-dollar bill by tax authorities in Denmark over its disputed sale of a Danish company, the Jyllands-Posten daily reported Tuesday.

Ford Trucks To Offer In-Dash Web Browsing

11 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Ford Motor and Opera Software have announced a collaboration to add Web browsing to the Internet-enabled in-dash computers that Ford is installing in some of its trucks and vans.

The Bridge To Software

11 years ago from CBSNews - Science

The stimulus passed by Congress was supposed to help the economy and create new jobs. Sharyl Attkisson reports you might be surprised that some of that money is going to...

High-tech layoffs climb in first quarter

11 years ago from Physorg

During the first three months of 2009 the high-tech sector in the U.S. suffered its deepest layoffs in seven years, according to a firm that tracks the jobs market.

Privacy commissioner puts spotlight on internet monitoring technology

11 years ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Canada's privacy commissioner has opened an online discussion on deep packet inspection, a technology that allows internet service providers to intercept and examine information being sent over the internet.

The Institute of Environmental and Human Health Unveils New Nonwoven Lab

11 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

A new, state-of-the-art fabric laboratory will help researchers continue creating products that can protect both military and civilian populations.

Mobile phone 'Have-nots' sidelined

11 years ago from Physorg

( -- The explosive growth of mobile phones in the developing world has sidelined tens of millions of people, according to new research.

Bridging the gap between wireless sensor networks and the scientists who use them

11 years ago from Physorg

( -- A new, simpler programming language for wireless sensor networks is designed for easy use by geologists who might use them to monitor volcanoes and biologists who rely on...

Sun unmoored as acquisition talks hit standstill

11 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- Without IBM Corp.'s $7 billion takeover offer, Sun Microsystems Inc., a Silicon Valley rebel known for independence, is possibly alone again. Unless a new suitor somehow emerges,...

Research Could Improve Wireless Network Communication

11 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

Research could make it easier for cell phone uses in a given area to share information and save money doing so.

Yahoo! Music pages to link to iTunes, YouTube

11 years ago from Physorg

Yahoo! on Tuesday will launch "artist pages" that let users connect to digital music at YouTube, iTunes, Pandora and other websites.

Google, partners launch India Elections Center

11 years ago from Physorg

Internet giant Google on Monday unveiled an online resource in English and Hindi for voters taking part in India's general elections later this month.

Nokia E75 begins shipping

11 years ago from Physorg

The Nokia E75 has arrived in stores. The new arrival is the first device to ship with the new email user interface, offering full desktop email functionality, and complete integration...

Supercomputing gets its own superhero

11 years ago from Physorg

( -- What`s faster than the speediest supercomputer? How about a high-speed grid linking 12 world-class supercomputers? That`s what a European research consortium has built, catalysing European science with world-class...

A 'hands-on' approach to computers

11 years ago from Physorg

( -- At a time when ever more aspects of our lives are moving toward the virtual, online world -- stores, newspapers, games and even social interactions -- Hiroshi Ishii...

Europe's biggest wind farm planned in Sweden

11 years ago from Physorg

Plans to build the biggest wind farm in Europe are underway in Sweden after winning approval from a local county administrative board on Monday, officials said.

Recipes for Health: In the Humble Artichoke, a Lesson in Patience

11 years ago from NY Times Health

Few vegetables require so much work to eat, but artichokes are well worth the effort.