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MIT team genetically engineers a quantum virus for efficient energy transport

Share This article When MIT phenoms Seth Lloyd and Angela Belcher put their heads together to create the perfect peanut butter cup, you know we are going to be there to take a bite. Lloyd, of quantum computer fame, realized ...

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Scientists are still figuring out how their own memristors work

Share This article Memristors could be big — like, the future of computer memory, and even computing itself, big. But then again, the idea was first floated about 45 years ago, and we still can’t buy a product that uses it: ...

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Microsoft updates Windows 10: adds features, addresses clean install license nightmare

Share This article Microsoft has released Build 10565 to Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring. It is chock full of new features, but the most-important may be an improved system for licensing a new install on a Windows 7 or ...

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More manufacturers found to violate diesel emissions standards — but blame the test, not the vehicles

Share This article New test results published today showed that dozens of diesel cars from multiple manufacturers fail to meet specified European emission targets. Vehicles from Renault, Nissan, Hyundai, Citroen, Fiat, Volvo, and Jeep were all tested in real-world conditions ...

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Microsoft’s HoloLens coming in early 2016, developer kit to cost $3,000

Share This article From the beginning, Microsoft has tried to set its nascent augmented reality technology, dubbed HoloLens, apart from competing VR solutions. While VR companies like Oculus and Sony’s Playstation VR have focused on showcasing how virtual reality creates ...

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$0.55 per watt from SolarCity’s record-breaking new solar panel

Share This article For a while there, there was a chance that solar expansion was in trouble. In the US, the federal Investment Tax Credit is set to end in 2016, which many believe will slow adoption, even as technology ...

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AMD talks with private equity firm Silver Lake fell through: Report

Share This article Earlier this month, we reported AMD would reorganize and restructure its entire graphics unit, as well as rumors that Silver Lake, a private equity firm, was interested in acquiring a substantial share of the company. We had reason ...

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Here’s a look inside Samsung’s new US semiconductor HQ [PHOTOS]

Share This article When Samsung came to Silicon Valley in 1983, it was in a nondescript, two-story, brown building. This week, on the same site, it unveiled a massive new state-of-the-art, 10-story US headquarters for its Device Solutions businesses (memory, ...

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iOS 9 exploit allows access to photos and contacts without unlocking iPhone

Share This article It’s not uncommon for new operating systems to have bugs that need to be worked out, and iOS 9 is proving no exception. There’s a way to take advantage of Siri to access locked devices under iOS ...

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LG competition offers chance to win 34-inch widescreen displays, $10,000 for a dream PC

Share This article LG recently launched its new 34-inch 21:9 widescreen monitor. As part of that effort, the company is offering PC enthusiasts the chance to win a display or even build an entire dream machine. Upload a video or ...

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