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Quantum hard drive breakthrough

Physicists developing a prototype quantum hard drive have improved storage time by a factor of more than 100.<p>The team's record storage time of six …

Quantum Physics

Brainstormers: Obama’s big research push kicks off with a meeting of the minds

The motley group included men and women, old and young, in sweatshirts and three-piece suits, shod in socks and sandals, wingtips and heels. They were a kind of neuroscience dream team, more than 100 scientists gathered in a Bethesda, Md., hotel not to talk about their latest breakthroughs — there …

DIY: Make Your Own Programming Language

03 Jan 2015<p>This is part 1 in a series of blog posts that follow my work in creating a programming language.<p>Why?<p>It is fun<br>• Someone might learn something …

Nanotech replaces your torn knee ligament without further pain

As Tom Brady and other athletes can attest, you really, <i>really</i> want to avoid tearing your knee's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). It can't heal up, and the tendon graft used to reconstruct it will likely leave you with permanent pain. Victims may have a much easier time of things if Northwestern …

Build Mobile App Services with Google Cloud Tools for Android Studio v1.0

Warning: A computer science degree may be a waste of your time and money

When he was 15, Shlomo Zippel got his first job programming. And that was pretty much the end of his academic career.<p>"I had an arrangement with the …

UCLA institute to help biologists, doctors mine 'big data'

Millions upon millions of medical records and test results. Countless DNA sequences. Hard drives stuffed with images of all kinds — pictures of cells, scans of body parts. It's all part of the deluge of information often known as "big data," an ever-growing stockpile of digital material that …

Venturefund.io Wants to Help Startups Understand Traction

We’ve seen a few innovations in approaches to venture capital in recent years – most popularly a service model, where VC firms offer ‘value adds’ like Google Ventures’ design sprint sessions or Index Ventures’ Index Network support system for portfolio companies. Actually finding the teams to …

A Scaling Playbook for Entrepreneurs: Hiring for Growth

<i>Henry Kim is the president and co-founder at Symphony Commerce.</i><p>Generally speaking, entrepreneurs are great at creating something from nothing. We are ideas people, and good at getting them off the ground through laser focus on product concept and development as well as early cultivation of a …

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

8 Hot Tech Trends Coming to Your Office in 2015

From virtual assistants to virtual reality, the future is set to invade your workplace.<p>As the year comes to a close, it's time to speculate what new technologies 2015 has in store that will change the way we do business, again. Virtual reality, drones, and collaborative software are a few of the …

Internet of Things

Apple just removed Google from a crucial iPhone online service

Apple appears to have removed Google from one crucial iPhone online service that many people have used to track down a lost or stolen iPhone, <i>9to5Mac</i> …

15 Business Startup Lessons from Elon Musk

<b>1. Think Out of this World</b><p>“Elon Musk is very much the person who, when someone says it’s impossible, shrugs and says, ‘I think I can do it.” - Max …

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

Is this a path to quantum transistors? | Kurzweil

Samarium hexaboride, abbreviated SmB6, is a compound made of the metal samarium and the rare metalloid boron. University of Michigan researchers have …

Nanotech

SoundCloud May Soon Join the Billion-Dollar Startup Club

The German startup may be good at raising money, but it still has many pieces to put into place to be a viable competitor in the music-streaming industry.<p>SoundCloud, the music-sharing startup founded in 2007, may soon join the billion-dollar ranks of Snapchat and Uber.<p>According to <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Venture Capital

We’re One Step Closer To Superfast Computers That Run On Light Instead Of Electricity

By Luke Dormehl6 minute Read<p>High school physics will tell you that if you pass a signal down a wire, by the time it gets to the end the signal will …

Nanotech

The Death Of The Password Starts Today (Maybe)

Your voice (or fingerprint or iris) is your passport to the online world<p>Passwords are a pain. They're incredibly important for the security of our data, and yet they're hard to remember and keep track of. Plus, it seems like we constantly have to change them as the result of some new hack or …

The 7 Things Exceptional Entrepreneurs Have in Common

These habits, traits, and techniques won't guarantee success. But they sure increase the odds.<p>This post is going to be all about you, but first I need to spend exactly one paragraph talking about me.<p>I have a new book coming out in March--don't worry, this isn't a plug. And in preparing the …

Entrepreneurship

Wealth, power or lack thereof at heart of many mental disorders

Donald Trump’s ego may be the size of his financial empire, but that doesn’t mean he’s the picture of mental health. The same can be said about the …

Microsoft is considering wild new ways to make money on Windows 10

Based on what we’ve seen from Windows 10 so far, Microsoft has been listening closely to its users ever since the ill-fated launch of Windows 8. The …

The gene of genetically modified foods can be transferred into human blood/DNA researchers say

In a recent study published by Public Library of Science (PLOS), researchers have discovered compelling evidence that the DNA of genetically modified …

geneticallymodifiedfoods

Mobile App Development Lifecycle and Stages

Nanoscale resistors for quantum devices

Researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology have made new compact, high-value resistors for nanoscale quantum circuits. The resistors could …

President Obama writes his first line of Javascript

The U.S. now has a “coder-in-chief:” President Barack Obama has written his first line of code.<p>The president achieved the feat at an event for Hour …

Bound by Law: A Comic Book That Will Teach You the Basics of US Copyright Law

Want to learn the basics of US copyright law without having to spend eons going through imageless websites and backbreaking textbooks? Check out <i>Bound</i> …

Google Opens Its Cloud to Crack the Genetic Code of Autism

Google has spent the past decade-and-a-half perfecting the science of recognizing patterns in the chaos of information on the web. Now it's applying …

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs

Whether you're seeking advice on raising capital, scaling your business or looking for general industry insight, these sites are worth reading.