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Feature
December 24, 2018 by Bob Sutor, vice-president, IBM Q Ecosystem and Strategy

Scientists prove a quantum computing advantage over classical

Quantum computing is getting a significant amount of attention these days, especially since IBM put a real 5-qubit machine online in May 2016. Since then, over 100,000 people have themselves directly used the no-charge IBM Q Experience and created software using the…
Product
November 17, 2018 by Stephen Law

Development chassis serve 3U OpenVPX boards

PIXUS TECHNOLOGIES VPXD0500 series open-frame embedded computing development platform for OpenVPX and other backplane architectures. Product series accepts as many as eight slots of 3U OpenVPX backplanes in a 1-inch pitch. The enclosure also accepts other 3U backplanes such as CompactPCI or VME. Versions…
Feature
October 23, 2018 by Stephen Law

Myant Technologies weaves its way into wearable tech

Toronto-based textile computing company Myant Inc. is an emerging global leader in the integration of technology, namely biosensors and actuators, into the yarns and fibers that comprise a textile product. From clothing to car seats, bedding, flooring and more, Myant’s…
News
September 29, 2018 by Seokbum Ko, Professor, University of Saskatchewan, The Canadian Press

How to make computers faster and climate friendly

By designing energy-efficient computer processors we could reduce energy consumption, and we could reduce GHG emissions in places where electricity comes from fossil fuels
News
September 26, 2018 by By The Associated Press, Boston

Apple computer built in 1970s sold for $375,000 at auction

A computer built in the 1970s that helped launch the personal computer age as well as a trillion-dollar company has sold for $375,000. The fully functioning Apple-1 auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction was sold at a live sale Tuesday. RR says…