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Wireless Communication with No Batteries

Wireless Communication with No Batteries

Using ambient backscatter, these devices can interact with users and communicate with each other without using batteries. They exchange information by reflecting or absorbing pre-existing radio signals (Credit: University of Washington) A team of engineers from the University of Washington ...

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MK802 Micro Android Computer

MK802 Micro Android Computer

MK802 micro computer Computers these days are becoming smaller and cheaper. A Chinese manufacturer recently introduced a fully capable computer in a package no larger than a large thumb drive for a price of less than $75. Such units can ...

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The K Computer-Fastest in the World

The K Computer-Fastest in the World

RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan where the K computer is installed. Photograph: RIKEN/EPA RIKEN and Fujitsu in joint partnership have developed and are currently configuring the “K computer,” rated the fastest computer in the world by ...

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All-in-One Keyboard Computer

All-in-One Keyboard Computer

Only a few short days ago, Commodore USA announced its intention to launch a modern version of the legendary C64 all-in-one keyboard computer. Now the company has revealed an exclusive licensing agreement with Amiga Inc. that should result in the ...

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One More Step on the Path to Quantum Computers

One More Step on the Path to Quantum Computers

A team of physicists from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany has recently published an article describing an extremely strong interaction between light and matter. Their study brings quantum computers a step closer to realization, since quantum physics relies heavily upon ...

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‘Quantum Computer’ a Stage Closer

‘Quantum Computer’ a Stage Closer

An international team of researchers accomplished the creation of a cheap, practical implementation from a complex quantum theory, which might serve as a semiconductor in future quantum computers. Such computers could solve problems that traditional computers cannot solve, thus leading ...

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Single-Atom Transistor Discovered

Single-Atom Transistor Discovered

An international team of researchers has recently announced the completion of the smallest transistor ever made, built out of a single phosphorus atom in silicon. Their new discovery is crucial for the development of future, compact computers, since the transistor ...

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iSaw – A Chainsaw for Home and Office

iSaw  – A Chainsaw for Home and Office

An innovative mind has combined between computer science and the trimming industry – in the form of a USB-powered chainsaw. The next-gen chainsaw is no larger than a regular keyboard, and although it has been noted to create some initial ...

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Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Magnetic Super-Atoms Discovered

Scientists from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have discovered a ‘magnetic superatom’ – a stable cluster of atoms that can imitate various elements of the periodic table. In the future, this discovery could bring about molecular devices that can increase a ...

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Teaching Computers to Recognize Objects

Researchers of the European “Cognitive-Level Annotation using Latent Statistical Structure” (CLASS) project are developing technologies that could help computers to visually recognize specific objects, such as one’s glasses, and general classes of objects, such as a random car on the ...

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