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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IBM and Amazon have withdrawn their products, citing the software’s use in racial profiling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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Machines may beat us in debate, but will they ever have the human touch? | Kenan Malik
IBM’s Project Debater has the algorithms to argue but bestowing meaning to its words will remain irrelevant

Kenan Malik

24, Jun, 2018 @4:59 AM

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Don’t panic – the debating robots aren’t coming for our jobs, yet | Stefan Stern
Making some coherent arguments doesn’t mean IBM’s Project Debater is ready for the boardroom, writes author Stefan Stern

Stefan Stern

20, Jun, 2018 @9:25 AM

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Man 1, machine 1: landmark debate between AI and humans ends in draw
IBM shows off Project Debater, artificial intelligence project designed to make coherent arguments as it processes vast data sets

Olivia Solon in San Francisco

19, Jun, 2018 @2:00 AM

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Lenovo, the Chinese giant that plays by the rules … and loses
Contrary to the accusations levelled at China’s tech sector, the firm bought its patents fair and square. But is it facing losses?

Charles Arthur

12, May, 2018 @3:00 PM

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