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Tianhe-2 Continues Reign As World’s Best Supercomputer
Little change since last year in ranking of world's most powerful machines
IBM Is Redesigning Supercomputers to Solve Big Data Problems
IBM received $325 million in federal contracts to build two new supercomputers aimed at sifting through huge amounts of data
A New Kind of Atom Trap Chip for Quantum Computers
Atoms get stuck and cooled in a loop of wire on a chip
Has Moore’s Law Become Moot for PCs?
What a (little) difference four and a half years makes
Long Live the Copper Qubit!
Using chemistry to extend the life of qubits
4-D Printing Turns Carbon Fiber, Wood Into Shapeshifting Programmable Materials
The next piece of flat-pack furniture you buy from Ikea might be able to assemble itself
Li-ion Battery Has Its Own Fire Alarm
With a sensor layer added to its Li-ion battery, your phone could text you before it bursts into flames
Make It So: Open Source, Arduino-Based Tricorder Nears Completion
It's not science fiction anymore. It's a real, working tricorder straight out of Star Trek
Expedition Brings High Speed Connectivity to the Ocean Floor
After months at sea, the VISIONS 14 expedition has laid out power and communications infrastructure for a seafloor observatory spanning the Juan de Fuca tectonic plate
How IBM Got Brainlike Efficiency From the TrueNorth Chip
TrueNorth takes a big step toward using the brain’s architecture to reduce computing’s power consumption
Can Ultrascale Computing Remain Sustainable?
NESUS, a European research network, aims to find out
Google's First Quantum Computer Will Build on D-Wave's Approach
Google's first quantum computer may represent a more stabilized version of D-Wave's specialized machines
Google Hires Quantum Computing Expert John Martinis to Build New Hardware
New team of rivals includes D-Wave and researchers that once cast aspersions on its quantum computer claims
PCs: Not Dead Yet
PC sales have halted the post-tablet decline
Bendable Sound Waves Can Skirt Objects, Trap Particles
Someday, scientists will sort molecules with sound, and bones won't photobomb ultrasound images
IBM's Brain-Inspired Computer Chip Comes from the Future
An IBM computer chip modelled on biological brains aims to make everything more intelligent
Quantum Computing IPO on the Horizon
D-Wave Systems hopes to get public investment through the stock market within "a couple of years"
How D-Wave Built Quantum Computing Hardware for the Next Generation
D-Wave designed its quantum computing hardware with the idea of building ever-more powerful processors
Can The Human Brain Project Succeed?
Europe’s ambitious program to simulate the human brain is meeting with some very human resistance
What’s next for super-fast supercomputers?