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Google says it has now proven that D-Wave’s quantum computer really works

Last month we reported on Google planning a “watershed” quantum computing announcement, which the company and NASA delivered jointly today. Google’s Quantum AI team announced the results of its latest test in understanding the physics governing quantum annealers, which shows that quantum annealing …

Volvo brings Apple CarPlay to its XC90 crossover

When Apple announced CarPlay, which allows drivers to access vital iPhone functions with less distraction, Volvo was one of several launch partners. But since that announcement the automaker had not implemented Apple's software into any of its vehicles in the US. That changes this week, however, as …

Android Auto

Apple raises iTunes Match iCloud Music Library limit to 100k songs, up from 25k

As promised by Eddy Cue earlier in the year, Apple has now raised the limits on iTunes Match and Apple Music library for matched songs from 25,000 to 100,000 songs.<p>Cue had previously announced on Twitter that Apple was aiming for 100k for iOS 9 and just in time for the holidays, that promise has …

Why Standalone Apps Are Supposed To Fail

It’s scary to move a billion people’s furniture. That’s why Product Manager Michael Reckhow tells me Facebook built Paper. This fear has spawned the standalone app boom of 2014. Tech giants are experimenting with new user experiences outside the hallowed halls of their main apps that are too …

Google’s New Update Will Merge Your To-Do Lists With Your Calendar

If you’ve missed important to-dos in the past because you forgot to add it to both your calendar and to-do list, time to breathe a sigh of relief: Google just made it simpler to track both events and to-dos in one place.<p>The company has released an update for Google Calendar called Reminders, which …

Apps

10 Leadership Elements That Maximize Business Value

Valuing a business based on assets and financial performance is a well-understood process, but every investor knows the real value goes well beyond these parameters, either higher or lower. The key elements of leadership in a company, both individual and organizational, are less tangible, but very …

Entrepreneurs Turn the Classic Theory of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs on its Head

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The classic theory, Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, is supposed to help us to understand human motivation. Maslow grounds his pyramid with physiological needs such as food, shelter and sleep, followed by safety needs that …

Entrepreneurship

Meet the Seattle 10: Innovative startups transforming everything from virtual reality to health care

Seattle startups are shaking up all sorts of industries, from gaming to health care to consumer Internet.<p>And all of those industries, and more, are …

Startups

There have been more malware attacks on Macs this year than the last five years combined

Of course, Macs are hardly immune to cyber attacks, but hackers and attackers usually target the most popular operating systems, and before the rise of the Mac, that meant targeting the PC more than the Mac.<p>But with more and more people buying Macs in recent years, the number of cyber attacks has …

Halo 5 download issues frustrate some gamers

<b>Some gamers eager to play Halo 5, one of the most hotly anticipated Xbox One games of the year, have expressed frustration over slow downloads.</b><p>Several would-be players of the new title, which launched on Tuesday, have posted comments online complaining that the game is taking "hours" to …

Try It Now

Apple Store's new Fifth Avenue neighbor: Microsoft

NEW YORK -- The Fifth Avenue Apple store, known as the Cube, is a destination for gadget enthusiasts and tourists alike.<p>Just five blocks south on the famed roadway, Microsoft is hoping to capture that same chic with a flagship store of its own.<p>The Redmond, Washington, tech giant will open the doors …

Intel and Oracle setup a secret team to take on cloud computing, IBM

The two companies have been partners for decades but now, they have a new common competitor: IBM.<p>This now that IBM has sold its Intel-based computer server business to Lenovo and is now concentrating on selling only the more expensive, higher-margin computer servers that use its own Power chip.<p>So a …

The Dark Web isn't as revolutionary as you'd think

When the United States Naval Research Laboratory began development of The Onion Router (TOR) in the mid-1990’s they meant well.<p>How could they have known it would eventually become a popular habitat for hackers, child pornographers and criminals?<p>The goal was to create a portal where dissidents of …

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Create SharePoint no-code solutions

2 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Learn about SharePoint Composites, a no-code, do-it-yourself business solution that you can create quickly by …

Facebook At Work Signs Up Its Biggest Business Yet: 100,000 Workers At The Royal Bank Of Scotland

Earlier this year, Facebook took the wraps off Facebook at Work, an enterprise version of the social network that Facebook had designed for businesses that want to build social networks for their employees. After months of pilots, Facebook today is announcing its biggest customer yet: the Royal …

Social Media

Heads In The Cloud: Amazon And Microsoft Up, EMC Not

The latest spate of tech earnings reveals a simple truth — upside surprise flows from winning the cloud.<p>That’s why Amazon and Microsoft delivered better than expected results. And why EMC continues to be so lackluster. (I have no financial stake in these companies).<p>Before getting into that, it is …

Steven Spielberg explains why Superhero movies are a passing fad

Steven Spielberg, acclaimed by many as the greatest director of our time, apparently isn’t as big a fan of superhero movies as most. In a recent …