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Microsoft releases quantum computing development kit preview

Microsoft releases quantum computing development kit preview

At the Microsoft Ignite Conference in September, Microsoft let it be known it was going to be a player in the future of quantum computing, and today the company took another step toward that goal…

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A venture firm focused on real estate, Navitas Capital, just raised $60 million

A venture firm focused on real estate, Navitas Capital, just raised $60 million

Real estate heavyweights clearly don’t want to be left in the dust by tech startups that see opportunities to do…

Time’s up for the Ticker? Facebook appears to axe feed for tracking your friends’ activity

Time’s up for the Ticker? Facebook appears to axe feed for tracking your friends’ activity

As Facebook continues to tinker with its layout and services to spur more interactions and engagement, it seems that not…

Net Neutrality isn’t the only thing the current FCC is screwing up

Net Neutrality isn’t the only thing the current FCC is screwing up

Lost amid the furor over the Federal Communications Commission’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad decision to reverse net neutrality…

Holography-based 3D printing produces objects in seconds instead of hours

Holography-based 3D printing produces objects in seconds instead of hours

3D printers are useful devices for all kinds of reasons, but most have a critical weakness: they simply take a…

Even if Section 702 expires, White House says warrantless surveillance is fine for a while

Even if Section 702 expires, White House says warrantless surveillance is fine for a while

The fight over a critical loophole in U.S. surveillance law may not be resolved in Congress before the year ends,…

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 focuses on AI, VR and battery life

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 focuses on AI, VR and battery life

Qualcomm teased its new flagship smartphone chip at day one of its Summit in Maui, and, as expected, the company’s…

Microsoft shows off Windows PCs that run on Qualcomm chips

Microsoft shows off Windows PCs that run on Qualcomm chips

Intel’s stumbles in the mobile arena grew to become Qualcomm’s gains with its Snapdragon platform, but now it appears that…

SEC’s new cyber unit takes its first action to halt an initial coin offering ‘scam’

SEC’s new cyber unit takes its first action to halt an initial coin offering ‘scam’

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Canadian crypto company PlexCorp with violating securities laws by selling up to $15…

Watch the sixth annual Breakthrough Prize awards live right here!

Watch the sixth annual Breakthrough Prize awards live right here!

As we head into awards season, one of the first shows to lead the pack is all about science. The…

Google is working on a fix for a bug that’s causing Home Minis to crash at high volume

Google is working on a fix for a bug that’s causing Home Minis to crash at high volume

It’s been a bugged-filled couple of months for Google’s hardware team. The list of issues hitting devices announced at the…

A prescription for healing the healthcare industry

A prescription for healing the healthcare industry

The year is 1900. Life expectancy is 47 years. Almost all hospitals in the U.S. are nonprofit institutions founded by…

Lyft gained from Uber’s scandals, sees revenue triple

Lyft gained from Uber’s scandals, sees revenue triple

Lyft appears to have benefited from Uber’s tough year. The U.S. rival has seen its revenue growth more than triple,…

We’re hitting rock bottom in cyber — let’s do something

We’re hitting rock bottom in cyber — let’s do something

Jake Olcott is VP of strategic partnerships at security ratings and risk assessment company BitSight. He’s the former legal advisor…

Canadian hacker pleads guilty in huge Yahoo hack case

Canadian hacker pleads guilty in huge Yahoo hack case

A Canadian citizen has pleaded guilty to aiding Russian intelligence officers in a 2014 hack of Yahoo that exposed as…

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Amazon Alexa can now wake you up to music

Amazon Alexa can now wake you up to music

This fall, Amazon made a play to become your new alarm clock with the introduction of a combination smart speaker…

Amazon Transcribe is a sophisticated transcription service for AWS

Amazon Transcribe is a sophisticated transcription service for AWS

Amazon is hosting AWS Re:INVENT today, its developer conference for all things AWS. And the company just announced a promising…

Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries

Amazon brings its Echo smart speakers and Music Unlimited service to 28 new countries

Amazon is continuing to push its media services worldwide after it expanded its Alexa smart speakers and its standalone Music…

AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market

AWS has a post re:Invent surprise as it enters the single sign-on market

Steve Jobs used to famously end his keynotes with “there is one more thing…” AWS decided to wait a week…