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IBM makes 20 qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service

IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service since last year when it came out with a 5 qubit version of the advanced computers. Today, the company announced that it’s releasing 20-qubit quantum computers, quite a leap in just 18 months. A qubit is a single unit of quantum …

Quantum Computing

Amazon Key takes deliveries to new level: Inside your home

Amazon wants to get even closer to its customers.<p>The world's largest e-commerce company on Wednesday revealed a new shipping service that lets customers receive packages inside their homes. The program, called Amazon Key, marks what may be biggest push by any company to spur in-home delivery. It …

Smart Homes

Kevin Durant’s Warriors are becoming unbeatable

It’s only one game, but the NBA Finals may turn into a coronation if KD plays like this.<p>OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant just had one of the great games of his career, and all anyone wanted to talk about on Twitter was whether it was fair. That’s the burden for becoming the living avatar of Warrior …

How to deal with dementia mood swings

Expert tips for handling a loved one's challenging behaviour<p>Struggling to manage mood swings and aggressive behaviour in a loved one with dementia? …

Dementia

Founding Fathers distrusted popular vote to pick a president

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fact that Hillary Clinton most likely won the U.S. popular vote but won't be president has some people wondering, "Wait, why do …

Barack Obama Begins To Hand Over The Reins To Donald Trump

To be a fly on the wall for that phone conversation...<p>WASHINGTON ― Early Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama called the man who long attempted to delegitimize his presidency to congratulate him for winning the race to serve in the office next.<p>The White House announced that Obama had called …

10 Best Home-Based Business That You Can Start Today

Are you up for a home-based business? Many of us do, but the question is, how do you start? Here, I will provide you with some great home-based …

Your iPhone is tracking your movements. Here’s how to stop that.

In the age of the internet, it's probably unsurprising to hear iPhones are constantly tracking their users' locations. Many times it's because of an …

Apps

Twelve classic jazz albums reinterpreted live at London's Jazz Cafe

<b>Featuring records by Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Madlib.</b><p>Jazz Café and Total Refreshment Centre are teaming up for <i>Milestones</i>, a new 12-week series …

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

Translation Tool Showdown: Google Translate vs. Microsoft Translator

Whether you’re a globetrotter, language student, or business owner, tools like Google Translate and Microsoft Translator make it easier for everyone …

Look Up Tonight! It's the Super Hunter's Moon

Look up at the sky tonight, October 16, and you'll be treated not only to a full moon, but a <i>supermoon</i>. And not just any supermoon, but a <i>Super</i> …

Native Americans

How 2 Entrepreneurs Saw Amazing Success in Just 2 Months

I recently connected with the founders of WUDN, Chad Keller and Phil Laboon, and it was obvious that we all shared that energy for entrepreneurship.<p>You've probably already heard that 90 percent of startups fail. Fortunately for a lot of entrepreneurs I know, that high risk of failure is more …

Entrepreneurship

Seven Things We Loved About Luke Cage and Two We Didn’t

For the most part, <i>Luke Cage</i> stands apart from most of the other Marvel superhero adaptations. Created and executive produced by Cheo Hodari Coker, it …

Comics

iOS 10 apps you should replace today

iOS 10 lets you delete a whole bunch of built-in apps such as Mail and Calculator. Here are the apps you should be replacing them with.<p>Apple's iOS 10 …

13 books ambitious entrepreneurs are reading

'Mars Mission' Crew Emerges From Yearlong Simulation In Hawaii

It has been a year since Christiane Heinicke has had an egg. Or been in a car. Or gone outside without a spacesuit.<p>Since last August, the German physicist has been living with five other people in a 1,200-square-foot, solar-powered dome on the side of a Hawaiian volcano in an experiment in …

Ready to be confused? Neil Tyson explores the multiverse this Friday.

<i>Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice and Paul Steinhardt.</i><p>The idea of a multiverse is pretty popular these days, possibly because it suggests that given an …

Enter the mind of Bruce Lee

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bruce Lee, the martial arts icon, was being interviewed by a Hong Kong talk show host when the man asked Lee if he saw himself as Chinese or an American.<p>"Neither," Lee said. "I think of myself as a human being."<p>Forty-three years after his sudden death in July of 1973, more people are …

Martial Arts

Scientists Report The Planet Was Hotter Than Ever In The First Half Of 2016

If you think it's been hot this year, you're right. The latest temperature numbers from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say the first six months of 2016 were the hottest on record around the planet.<p>Let's look at June. Scientists took temperatures from around the world …

Global Warming

Trump Campaign’s Shifting Story on Speech Raises New Questions

The original draft of Melania Trump’s Republican National Convention speech did not include the section that appears to have been lifted from Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech, according to documents obtained exclusively by NBC News.<p>The Trump campaign’s shifting story — with Campaign Chairman …

Repeating fast radio bursts found coming from outside our galaxy

Multiple short bursts of radio waves have been found coming from a single location far beyond the Milky Way Galaxy, Cornell astronomers have discovered. It's the first time researchers have found these enigmatic "fast radio bursts" to repeat, indicating that the waves are coming from a powerful …

In Oscars crisis, Chris Rock and a microphone loom large

NEW YORK (AP) — When Chris Rock first hosted the Oscars in 2005, the four black actors nominated that year — Morgan Freeman, Don Cheadle, Sophie …

Bumping up against a parallel universe

An analysis of the cosmic microwave background revealed bright spots, possible imprints left when an alternate universe bumped ours shortly after the …

Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Automatic Spying Worse

Microsoft has been on a roll lately. Its massive Windows 10 update ‘Threshold 2’ has far more good features than bad ones, the ‘free upgrade’ rules have been improved and even Microsoft’s Black Friday 2015 deals are surprisingly great. But a new discovery has been made which isn’t good news – at …

'Concussion' movie delivers hard hit to NFL

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Concussion" delivers a hard hit to the NFL as it deals with data linking repeated blows to the heads of its players to dementia …

4 Ways to Master Apple's Hidden iPhone Feature

Apple’s iPhones are generally released in one of two ways: Either the handset packs an entirely new hardware design, or it’s the same look and feel …

Die Hard

iPhone 7 headphone jack Q&A: why the lack of jack doesn't matter

By Dan Grabham<p>If Apple goes through with a major change to the iPhone when the iPhone 7 launches in around a month's time, the new handset may remove …

Microsoft to live-stream its IFA event on Friday, new Windows 10 devices queued up | On MSFT

If you’ve been looking for some Microsoft news, look no further. This Friday at 6AM PDT, Microsoft is going to be holding its live stream at IFA …

Windows 10