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Intermittent computing to replace trillions of batteries

“Few things change as fast as the future of computing. Most experts and large chip manufacturers agree that the world’s ever-increasing appetite for computing will culminate in an omnipresent Internet of Things – trillions of devices taking sensor measurements, performing …

Making nuclear energy cost-competitive

“Three MIT teams to explore novel ways to reduce operations and maintenance costs of advanced nuclear reactors. Nuclear energy is a low-carbon energy source that is vital to decreasing carbon emissions. A critical factor in its continued viability as a …

Microsoft Open-Sources GW-BASIC

“We are excited to announce the open-sourcing of Microsoft GW-BASIC on GitHub! Yes, seriously Why? Since re-open-sourcing MS-DOS 1.25 & 2.0 on GitHub last year, we’ve received numerous requests to also open-source Microsoft BASIC. Well, here …

New and improved drone mapping software

“For his thesis, an EPFL PhD student has enhanced the accuracy and reliability of drone mapping – a technique that is gaining traction across many sectors of society. Making drone mapping more accurate is one of the goals of the Geodetic …

New Arm IP delivers true digital immersion for the 5G era

“News Highlights: Arm Cortex-A78 CPU: Transforming next-generation smartphone experiences with 20% sustained performance gains Arm Cortex-X Custom program: New program offers custom Cortex solutions and delivers the Arm Cortex-X1 with a 30% increase in peak performance Arm Mali-G78 GPU: The …

Qualcomm Introduces the World’s Most Advanced Mobile Wireless Connectivity Portfolio with 6 GHz Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2

“Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 and 6700 combine leading implementations of next generation connectivity technologies to deliver unprecedented performance and mobile experiences across smartphone tiers Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, launches a flagship portfolio of mobile connectivity systems that …

Quantum simulators for gauge theories

“A new study by SISSA and ICTP shows how atomic physics experiments allow for simulation of the forces that govern our universe more efficiently than traditional calculators do To simulate in a laboratory what happens in particle accelerators has been …

Researchers build sensor consisting of only 11 atoms

“Researchers at Delft University of Technology have developed a sensor that is only 11 atoms in size. The sensor is capable of capturing magnetic waves and consists of an antenna, a readout capability, a reset button and a memory unit …

Researchers just recorded world’s fastest internet speeds using a single optical chip

“Researchers from RMIT, Monash and Swinburne universities have achieved the world’s fastest internet data speed - enough to download 1000 HD movies in a split second - using a single optical chip. The ground-breaking results published in Nature Communications could fast-track …

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit rocket test launch fails

“Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit has failed in its first test launch of a new rocket carried by a Boeing 747 and released over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California. The inaugural launch had appeared to be …