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futureQuantum Canada

Vern Brownell had spent 11 years at Goldman Sachs (GS) as the New York bank’s chief technology officer. He had grown cynical from startups pitching for a sliver of the billion dollars a year Goldman spends on technology. D-Wave Systems …

saudi arabiaGoodbye to blogs – the Oil Drum and Alfin2100

Alfin Alfin had several blogs and published regularly each week. Alfin suddenly stopped publishing on January 27, 2013 and did not respond to moderate any comments. This circumstantial evidence would suggest a sudden change (like bad health). If Alfin is …

saudi arabiaNanoantenna with metamaterial effects are on track to boost data storage by ten times and can be used for cancer treatment and other applications

Nanantennas by Nano-Meta Technologies provide for efficient control of light with nano-meter precision. The company is developing nanostructured compounds that can concentrate light through plasmonic effects to surmount a hurdle called the diffraction limit, which affects the resolution of light …

indiaUsain Bolt could improve his 100 meter sprint time to 9.45 with an optimal start and better wind conditions

Significance journal – How Usain Bolt can run faster – effortlessly Usain Bolt holds the current 100m world record, at 9.58s, and has been described as the best sprinter there has ever been, dramatically reducing his running times since he …

airplanesList of those with the most Employees

BBC News looks at who has the most employees The US Department of Defense has most then the Chinese army and then Walmart and MacDonalds. Foxconn became notorious in 2010 when news spread that 10 of its workers had committed …

airplanesPraxen-Defkalion reveals technical specification sheet for pre-industrial Hyperion product

Today, and through our company website, Praxen – Defkalion Green Technologies Global has disclosed its current work on Nickel and Hydrogen exothermic reaction using Chemically Assisted Low Energy Nuclear Reactions. The provided Technical Specifications Sheet is a first preparation of …

terrorismNvidia Tegra 3 Kalel chip will have a fifth CPU core for lower power usage

Nvidia – Variable SMP – A Multi-Core CPU Architecture for Low Power and High Performance (16 pages) Project Kal-El (Tegra 3) works with a new Variable Symmetric Multiprocessing technology, also known as vSMP. As NVIDIA notes today for the first …

europe25 Tesla World-record Split Magnet system

Split Coil magnet Optics, nanoscience and semiconductor research will receive a boost this summer with the debut of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory’s Split Magnet system, a custom-built, $2.5-million instrument with the potential to (literally) open up high-field magnet …

risksMedicaid’s Impact has been measured

MIT research shows that Medicaid recipients are far more likely to receive health care than the uninsured. * Citizens with Medicaid are 30 percent more likely to have a hospital stay * 35 percent more likely to have an outpatient …

riskssemiconductor nanowire ultraviolet laser technology Could Kill Viruses and Improve DVDs

A team led by a professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering has made a discovery in semiconductor nanowire laser technology that could potentially do everything from kill viruses to increase storage capacity of DVDs. Jianlin …