IBM Says It Has Reached a 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. Gil […]

Cognitive Computing Isn’t Just a Buzzword, It’s the Next Big Thing in Technology

Every so often tech reaches a place where it seems as though just making things faster won’t really make any difference. This is especially true of more unglamorous components such as processors. Manufacturers can go on making them faster and cheaper, but it becomes harder and harder to sell customers […]

Microsoft Aims at Computing Platforms of the Future

Microsoft made a pitch Wednesday to developers to stay with the US tech giant, saying it remains a force in future technologies such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality. Chief executive Satya Nadella highlighted Microsoft’s advances with its HoloLens augmented realitygoggles, its Cortana virtual assistant and its progress in cloud […]