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Physicists Find a Way to See the ‘Grin’ of Quantum Gravity

A recently proposed experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.<p>In 1935, when both quantum mechanics and Albert Einstein’s general …

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish excitement and activity. Nearly …

Google’s self-training AI turns coders into machine-learning masters - MIT Technology Review

Google just made it a lot easier to build your very own custom AI system.<p>A new service, called Cloud AutoML, uses several machine-learning tricks to …

Machine Learning

Crypto High Flyers

What goes up must come down<p>Good ol’ <b>Kodak</b> jumped on the blockchain train last week, and its stock rocketed 44% on the news. That was nothing compared to the multiples enjoyed by a raft of small-cap companies—ranging from <b>Rich Cigars</b> (up 1000% at one point) to <b>Long Island Ice Tea</b>—when, somehow, they …

With a Whoosh, the Hyperloop Sets a New Speed Record

If you’ve been dying to know what it’s like to ride in a hyperloop at hundreds of miles per hour, watch this video.<p>Last week, Virgin Hyperloop One, …

Samsung's phone-as-desktop concept now runs Linux

Samsung's DeX is a clever way to turn your phone into a desktop computer. However, there's one overriding problem: you probably don't have a good reason to use it instead of a PC. And Samsung is trying to fix that. It's unveiling Linux on Galaxy, an app-based offering that (surprise) lets you run …

Linux

DeepMind's latest AI breakthrough is its most significant yet

DeepMind's human-conquering AlphaGo AI just got even smarter. The firm's latest Go-playing system not only defeated all previous versions of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Uber is overhauling its driver support systems in a bid to decrease turnover

Drivers can expect quicker fare fixes and protection from bad ratings for things that are out of their control.<p>Uber wants to respond better to drivers’ complaints. It has been on a campaign to retain its drivers and recruit new ones, and last month, the company started by rolling out an in-app …

Markets

5 Cold, Quick Noodle Salads for the Hungry, Hurried & Hot

If I could, I'd eat a bowl of cold noodle salad every noon and night till the fall winds cometh.<p>Noodles are <b>the softest, squiggliest landing pads for a variety of summer vegetables</b> (not to mention all sorts of cubed cheeses and salty fridge accessories, like capers, olives, and anchovies). Add a …

Google's DeepMind made an AI that can imagine the future

Google’s London-based AI outfit DeepMind has created two different types of AI that can use their ‘imagination’ to plan ahead and perform tasks with a higher success rate than AIs without imagination. Sorry if I made you click because you wanted AIs predicted flying cars. I promise this is cool too.<p>…

Why Entrepreneurs in India are Unable to Innovate

Most people fail to see beyond the rat race<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>India has one of the most vibrant startup scenes in the world, but when it comes to innovation and building …

Innovation

How the Tech Revolution Is Bringing Flip-Flops and Beanbags to Wall Street

Picture the scene: You’re walking into the office with your fellow math or computer science grads, past the foosball, pool and Ping-Pong tables on …

Silicon Valley

Elon Musk Says Artificial Intelligence Is the ‘Greatest Risk We Face as a Civilization’

Appearing before a meeting of the National Governor’s Association on Saturday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk described artificial intelligence as “the greatest …

Artificial Intelligence

How a new wave of machine learning will impact today’s enterprise

Advances in deep learning and other machine learning algorithms are currently causing a tectonic shift in the technology landscape. Technology behemoths like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and Salesforce are engaged in an artificial intelligence (AI) arms race, gobbling up machine learning …

Artificial Intelligence

Coding Is An Overrated Skill: Here's What You Really Need To Know | Inc.com

There's a myth floating around Silicon Valley that you need to be able to code to run a successful company. And it's duped us all. The companies we aspire to start are tech-based, overnight unicorns that fundamentally disrupt the industry they are entering. But there are other ways to do it. At …

Startups

Snowflake Computing is giving customers easier ways to share huge data sets

You’ll hear a mantra again and again if you spend enough time in enterprise computing circles: “data has gravity.” Usually it’s meant to refer to the …

Big Data

The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

Innovation