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IBM unveils new quantum computing chip to ‘explore new frontiers of science’
Computer and AI giant rolls out machine using ‘Heron’ chips using subatomic particles instead of ones and zeros

Edward Helmore

04, Dec, 2023 @4:43 PM

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Cloud service firms lock customers in while nickel-and-diming them
It’s a company’s dream business model – the services are too difficult to switch, and small price increases are often overlooked

Gene Marks

05, Nov, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Race to AI: the origins of artificial intelligence, from Turing to ChatGPT
Today’s poem-writing AI has ancestry in punch-card machines, trundling robots and godlike gaming engines

Ian Sample Science editor

28, Oct, 2023 @11:05 AM

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Computers need to make a quantum leap before they can crack encrypted messages | John Naughton
The latest claims by scientists that they are able to break the most common digital encryption system are far-fetched

John Naughton

14, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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The next giant leap: why Boris Johnson wants to ‘go big’ on quantum computing
Opportunities for business, health and the environment offered by superfast processors are huge – and so are the hurdles

Dan Milmo

21, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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The 20 greatest home computers – ranked!
They seemed like the future … and here we are. We remember the key PC machines that inspired a generation of gamers and programmers

Keith Stuart

07, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Why are US companies buying tech from Chinese firms that spy on Muslims? | Darren Byler
Amazon and IBM get Covid screening systems from companies that use their technology to oppress minority groups

Darren Byler

31, Aug, 2020 @12:51 PM

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More power to IBM for turning its back on toxic facial recognition | John Naughton
IBM and Amazon have withdrawn their products, citing the software’s use in racial profiling

John Naughton

13, Jun, 2020 @3:00 PM

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IBM quits facial-recognition market over police racial-profiling concerns
CEO writes to US Congress calling for ‘national dialogue’ about use in law enforcement

Alex Hern

09, Jun, 2020 @12:37 PM

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Google’s anti-worker actions evoke IBM’s racist past | Clyde W Ford
The companies are linked by their records of discrimination, silencing dissent and undermining human rights

Clyde W Ford

06, Dec, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Google claims it has achieved 'quantum supremacy' – but IBM disagrees
Task that would take most powerful supercomputer 10,000 years ‘completed by quantum machine in minutes’

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Oct, 2019 @2:29 PM

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Think only authoritarian regimes spy on their citizens? | Kenan Malik
Use of AI surveillance technology is becoming the global norm, even in liberal democracies

Kenan Malik

22, Sep, 2019 @9:30 AM

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