Saurabh Kolambekar

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Will Quantum Encryption Arrive Before Quantum Computers Break All Our Passwords?

Scientists are racing to deploy foolproof quantum encryption before quantum computers come along that render all our passwords useless.<p>Passwords work today because the computers we have, while theoretically capable of breaking passwords, would take an impractical amount of time to do so.<p>“The …

Quantum Physics

My virtual-reality headset: ‘VR has the potential to educate and connect people’

Stef, 30, a game designer, says her eyes have been opened<p>Stef owns a variety of virtual reality headsets and is currently developing a VR game called Pixel Ripped. “It says I’m a big gamer, but my eyes have been opened to the potential of VR for education and to connect people. Unfortunately the …

‘Human rights abusers’ invited to ‘non-lethal’ weapons show, condemned by activists

Activists have denounced a Home Office sponsored security fair, warning that Britain is selling tear gas and other crowd control tools to some of the world’s most oppressive regimes.<p>Among the governments invited to take part in the fair in Farnborough, Hampshire, 30 miles southwest of London, are …

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

Here's how you pay with an Apple Watch

Apple was quick to tout payment support on the Apple Watch, but how does it work, really? How easily could a thief go on a shopping spree with your timepiece? Don't worry about waiting until the launch to find out, as the company's Eddy Cue has spilled the beans on Apple Pay support a little early. …

Dolby dives into virtual reality with Atmos surround sound for VR

As the momentum behind virtual reality slowly continues to build we’re seeing more traditional movie companies dip their toes into the medium. Today Dolby is announcing a partnership with Jaunt that will bring its Atmos surround sound technology to the world of VR — and it may turn out that virtual …

Microsoft encourages employees to donate their time to non-profits with new program

Microsoft just launched a new Tech Talent for Good program that encourages its employees to get out into the community and offer their skills to …

All Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare PC Players Get This Free Rare Loot

In addition to double XP.<p>As an apology for delaying Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Havoc DLC on PC, Sledgehammer games is giving all PC players a …

Moto 360 will offer Moto Maker customization starting next month

When I first decided to get a Moto 360, I was a bit torn between whether or not to get the black model or the silver one. While I liked the silver watch better, I felt the black leather strap looked better than the gray one. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any options here, it was choose black leather …

Watchdog says spyware violates human rights guidelines

If you think that commercial software designed to spy on computers is problematic, you're not alone. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's UK contact has determined that Gamma International's approach to selling its FinFisher spyware violates human rights guidelines. The …

Here's the handwritten note Obama sent to Reddit for helping win the net neutrality battle

The Reddit community was a big reason this historic ruling happened. And President Obama was keenly aware of this fact.<p>So, President Obama sent two notes to Reddit: One was a message he asked be shared with the entire community, and another was a special handwritten note.<p>Here's what the first …

Google exec: It's 'irresponsible' of Apple to make everything expensive

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Prada should be ashamed of itself.<p>Those people at Tesla should take a look in the mirror. And as for the rotten, rapacious individuals who make Cristal, they should be appalled. Especially since half of …

Twitter is Making it Easier to Report Abuse on its Service

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo knows that the service has a problem with harassment. Today it announced that it was rolling out new policies and procedures to help combat the horrible behavior that sometimes mars the Twitter experience.<p>These updates include allowing bystanders report abuse, an update to …

Apple Watch event announced for March 9th

Apple has just announced its highly anticipated Apple Watch event; it's happening on March 9th. The company today invited media to a gathering taking place at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. It's here we're expecting to hear final pricing and availability details on the company's …

Apple’s iOS And Google’s Android Dominating Smartphone Market

According to a recent report by research firm IDC both Apple and Google are continuing to dominate the smartphone markets with their mobile OS …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Wireless Charger Appears At The FCC

Samsung recently announced that they had big plans for wireless charging this year and we are expecting the new Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone to …