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November 10, 2017 3:08 PM IBM says it's reached milestone in quantum computing

IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer. Dario Gil, who leads IBM's quantum computing and artificial intelligence research division, said Friday that the company's scientists have successfully built and measured a processor prototype with 50 quantum bits, known as qubits 107

November 8, 2017 9:19 AM Forensic officer to testify at Laura Babcock murder trial

TORONTO - The Crown's star witness at a murder trial in the case of a woman who vanished five years ago is expected to delve deep into his forensic analysis of computers seized from the home of one of the accused. Retired Ontario Provincial Police Det. Sgt. Jim Falconer will continue to go through a massive trove of data from three computers found at Dellen 34

November 7, 2017 3:51 PM Volkswagen, Google co-operate on quantum computing research

BERLIN -- German automaker Volkswagen and Google have announced plans to co-operate in exploring possible uses in the auto industry for quantum computers. Quantum computing, a technology that's still in its early phases, uses the quirks of quantum physics to perform calculations at far higher speeds than current computers. Volkswagen said Tuesday that specialists 44

October 19, 2017 10:51 PM Only 10% of iPhones Are Sold via Apple Retail [Chart]

Only 10% of iPhones are sold via Apple Retail, according to research on Apple's retail sales business by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. CIRP found that depending on the product the share of sales at Apple's retail stores and website varies considerably. In the overall market, Apple Stores and sell the highest proportion of Mac computers 28

October 19, 2017 6:17 PM How a slow response hurt Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Before Hurricane Maria tore through the rest of this island, it came to Mayor Jorge Márquez’s home. The storm ripped through improvised plastic shutters, shook the windows and sent his panicked family, including his grandchildren, scurrying to a bathroom to hide. For four hours, as the fiercest of Maria’s winds roared through his mountain town in southeast 29

October 13, 2017 2:01 PM Sears Canada’s demise shows why size matters: Olive

If the Sears Canada failure is to have any meaning, retail in Canada will have to pick up the pace of its reinvention. The demise of Sears Canada, announced this week, is a reminder that size works powerfully against a large enterprise’s ability to reinvent itself. General Motors failed to reinvent itself, and the erstwhile world’s biggest corporation 38

October 13, 2017 12:14 PM Intel flaunts new 17-qubit quantum computing chip

Intel has brought the quantum computing race on the front lines again by showing off a new 17-qubit chip – a move that is indicative of the semiconductor company’s intentions of getting a head start in the advanced computing arena. The new chip has been developed at Hillsboro, which is Intel’s most advanced research and manufacturing site. The new chip that holds 42

October 3, 2017 8:47 AM Police seek clues to Las Vegas mass shooting, bloodiest in modern U.S. history

WARNING: Video includes graphic images and sound Police sought clues on Tuesday to explain why a retiree with a penchant for gambling but no criminal record set up a sniper's nest in a highrise Las Vegas hotel and poured gunfire onto a concert below, slaying dozens of people before killing himself. The Sunday night shooting spree from a 32nd-floor window 40

September 21, 2017 12:04 PM Google buys big piece of HTC in billion-dollar bet on devices

Android software in other brands sometimes altered to de-emphasize Google's services Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion US ($1.4 billion Cdn) to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. The deal underscores how serious Google is becoming about 25

September 21, 2017 8:47 AM Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. It's buying the HTC engineering team that built the Pixel smartphone for Google in a cash deal, the companies said in a joint statement Thursday 29