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D-Wave Systems Raises $28.4 Million Round
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 Quantum computing technology company D-Wave Systems has raised a new $28.4 million round of funding, according to a new filing on the SEC’s site. Read More

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Asus ZenFone 5 Review: Moto G Killer
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Asus ZenFone 5Price: Rs 10,000 Chinese electronics brand, Asus, has introduced three Android smartphones in the Indian market. Out of the lot, the ZenFone 5 offers the essential smartphone features at an affordable price of Rs 10,000. It also gives Intel a chance to prove its worth in the smartphone market, which is dominated by […]

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Setback For Apple As It Loses Siri Patent Case In China
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In what could be a big setback, Apple’s ability to offer Siri in China may be under threat after it’s failed attempt to negate a Chinese Company’s voice-recognition patent. While Apple has said that it would pursue the case in another court, they have also hinted that they might be open to talk with the […]

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A Dizzying Drone's-Eye View of How the NY Public Library Sorts Books
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Your friendly local librarian hasn’t been replaced by technology just yet, but that doesn’t mean the library itself hasn’t benefitted from a few modern upgrades. Wrangling special-order books and DVDs between the New York Public Libary’s 150 branches is a daunting task, but it’s actually made surprisingly efficient with the laser scanning machines at its […]

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New report calls for “deep decarbonization” to stay within 2°C limit
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Flickr user: mr_wood Many countries have publicly gone on record as supporting the goal of limiting future climate change to 2°C. Although that creates some risks for future generations, it avoids some of the potentially catastrophic changes that would come with a 4°C rise. Given what we know about the sensitivity of the climate to […]

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Students Who Push Tech Boundaries Should Be Encouraged, Not Punished
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As institutions that are home to cutting edge developers of technology, universities have a responsibility to be more responsive to the needs of student innovators and researchers.

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Barbican Digital Revolution exhibition: Techies, arty types get intimate
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Should you eye up artful tech in ‘London’s ugliest’ building? Yes Pics  Opening today at Britain’s foremost brutalist building, the Barbican multi-arts centre, Digital Revolution is an exhibition that journeys through creative technology from the 1970s to the present day – with interactivity at its heart.…

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Google Co-Founders Talk Regulation, Innovation, And More In Fireside Chat With Vinod Khosla
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 Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page sat down for a rare long-form interview with renowned technology venture capitalist Vinod Khosla at Khosla Ventures’ latest annual summit, and the video from the event was posted on YouTube this past week. It was a relaxed and wide-ranging discussion touching on everything from machine learning, to the […]

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Analyst: Chinese buyers shunning IBM, EMC, Oracle and Cisco
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Government nudging locals towards home-grown kit when possible For years, the world’s largest technology vendors have assumed that China represents a colossal opportunity, albeit with an unusual set of hoops to jump through in order to do business.…

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