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How IBM is making computers more like your brain. For real

Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.<p>ZURICH, Switzerland -- Despite a strong philosophical connection, computers and brains inhabit separate …

Quantum Computing

Why Is China Testing Satellite-Hijacking Space Weapons?

Last week, China tested out a satellite that's capable of grabbing and capturing other satellites as they orbit the Earth. This normally wouldn't be …

Report: Piracy Isn't Killing Content

Contrary to what the popular press might have us believe, piracy isn't killing content. At least, that's what a team of scholars from the London …

This 4,000-Year-Old Brain Was Burned, Boiled, Shaken, and Is Still Intact

It might look a bit like a lump of charcoal, but this is a 4,000-year-old human brain that's been shaken, scorched and boiled in its own juices. …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

NEC laptop is one of the first with Intel's 'Haswell' chip

NEC outs its laptop with Intel's 4th Generation Core, aka, Haswell chip.<p>NEC has apparently jumped the gun, releasing the full specs of a laptop based on Intel's 4th Generation Core processor, aka, Haswell.<p>That processor, along with a crush of new systems, is slated for rollout on June 3 at Computex …

Computer Hardware

The sons and daughters of Google Glass

Even in the highly opinionated world of tech, there have been few products as polarizing as Google’s head mounted Google Glass computer. The device, a thin titanium band to which is mounted a computer, battery and display, is by far the sleekest and least unwieldy implementation of a technology …