In a paper published Thursday in the journal Science, Dr. Sergey Bravyi and his team reveal that they’ve developed a mathematical proof which, in specific cases, illustrates the quantum algorithm’s inherent computational advantages over classical. Engadget reports: “It’s good to know, because results like this become parts of algorithms,” Bob Sutor, vice president of IBM […]
Since 2002, iRobot's Roomba has been something of a status symbol: a robot vacuum that can clean your floors while you sit back and relax. It's steadily become better and more efficient at cleaning since it debuted — the last flagship model, the Roo…
Enlarge / Elizabeth Holmes speaks on stage during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative 2015 on September 29, 2015 in New York City. (credit: JP Yim/Getty Images) Theranos has told its investors that the company will wrap up, paying “unsecured creditors its remaining cash,” according to the Wall Street Journal. The company’s dissolution […]
Pick up this basic monochrome Brother laser printer when it’s on sale for $99 and your printing frustrations will disappear.
Enlarge / Meet the Stratolaunch fleet. (credit: Stratolaunch) For the last year or so, Stratolaunch has conducted a number of ground-based tests on the world’s largest aircraft, both inside its gargantuan hangar and on a runway in Mojave, California. If all goes well, the company plans for the aircraft with a 117-meter wingspan to make […]
Enlarge (credit: Aurich / Getty) Paul Hansmeier, the Minnesota lawyer who was head of the porn trolling operation known as Prenda Law, has finally pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering charges. As Ars previously reported, co-defendant and fellow attorney John Steele pled guilty in March 2017 to federal fraud and money laundering charges. Over […]
Ford hopes the Edge ST will compete with the performance crossovers from Europe, and is charging accordingly.
Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Palto) The Federal Communications Commission is planning to overhaul its public comments system to deter fraud and abuse, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a letter to lawmakers last week. The FCC may institute a CAPTCHA system as part of a redesign that will “institute appropriate safeguards against abusive conduct,” […]
Enlarge / Musician Prince performs on stage at the 36th NAACP Image Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on March 19, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Universal Music Publishing Group has finally settled its copyright lawsuit filed against Stephanie Lenz, the woman who posted a short video of her son dancing […]