Richard Craik

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Primitive Quantum Computers Are Already Outperforming Current Machines

The future is now.<p>By now, most readers of Futurism are probably pretty well acquainted with the concept (and fantastic promise) of quantum …

Analyst Says Apple Is 'Building a New Company'

And that the company has slowly been expanding its business model

Jose Mourinho says yes to Manchester United [Sky Italia]

By Benjamin Newman Created on: May 12, 2016 10:55 pm Last Updated:<p>According to Sky Italia, Jose Mourinho will be the next manager of Manchester …

Top 3 Smart Living Devices We Can’t Wait to Own

Nowadays the idea of living in a smart home has become more reality and less science fiction. So when we find ourselves getting excited over what …

John Lewis

8 Apps Tech Savvy Entrepreneurs Use To Achieve Their Goals Faster

Credit<p>Are you among the tech savvy entrepreneurs? Do you use your smart phone most of the time? What if I tell you that there are apps that can help you achieve your goals faster? You see, as an entrepreneur I understand that time is money. And just like me, so many other smart entrepreneurs who …

iOS 10 Rumor Roundup: 6 Features That May Be Included In The Update

At the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, Apple is expected to announce iOS 10. And a number of rumors surrounding iOS 10 have been sprouting up in recent months. It does not sound like iOS 10 will be a massive design overhaul, but there will be a number of significant improvements and …

Virtual reality — from the living room to the classroom

There is a world of enormous educational potential with video games. Highly acclaimed simulation and tutorial games such as <i>SimCity</i> and <i>Math Blaster</i> have been continuously employed in elementary schools across the country, but the most common software used in education today is the web, word …

Nintendo's profit slump shows the NX can't come soon enough

Nintendo didn't do too bad in 2015, but its latest financial report highlight's one thing: while the company's not struggling, it's depending too much on a handful of legacy titles. Overall, profits reported for the period ending last December were 40,558 million yen (about $336 million), down …

IBM Closes Weather Co. Purchase, Names David Kenny New Head Of Watson Platform

IBM is taking another step to expand its Watson AI business and build its presence in areas like IoT: today the company announced that its acquisition of the Weather Company — the giant weather media and data group — has now officially closed.<p>IBM is not disclosing the value of the deal: it was …

Hyperloop: MIT students win contest to design Elon Musk's 700mph travel pods

MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk’s idea into a design for a Hyperloop to move pods of people at high speed.<p>Elon Musk: Tesla cars will be able to cross US with no driver in two years<p>Read more<p>The Boston-based Massachusetts Institute of …

Tesla

The Dutchman was unable to perform miracles at Bayern Munich and the German club lost faith but if United can put two or three decent performances together their season and their manager might be transformed<p>So Louis van Gaal lives to fight another day after negotiating the FA Cup banana skin at …

Soccer

Man Utd transfer news and rumours - live: 'Louis van Gaal to bid for Real Madrid star'

Transfers: Live news, rumours and gossip for Man Utd

Robots are coming for your job: and faster than you think

Eleven million jobs across the UK are at high risk of being automated by 2036, Deloitte warns<p>British high streets and factories will be transformed over the next two decades as millions of jobs are replaced by robots, a new report warns.<p>Eleven million jobs across the UK economy are at high risk of …

Japan Display to produce OLED smartphone panels from 2018 | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Display Inc said it will begin mass production of organic light emitting diode (OLED) panels in 2018, aiming to catch up with Korean rivals amid speculation Apple Inc may adopt such screens for its iPhones soon.<p>Japan Display Inc Chief Executive Mitsuru Homma poses in front …

France wants to fix its difficult keyboard layout

For roughly a century, France has been using the alternative AZERTY keyboard layout on typewriters and computers. But it doesn’t help people type in French easily, and the country has had enough.<p>Earlier this week, France’s ministry of culture and communication announced a plan to standardize the …

Typography

Football transfer rumours: Bafétimbi Gomis off to Newcastle?

Where would you stage a clandestine meeting, if the mood took you? Could be a clandestine meeting anywhere and with anyone so feel free to cut loose – this is just a bit of fun to fill an awkward conversational lacuna, like talking about dream celebrity dinner guests or crushes you’d happily be …

Soccer

IBM Watson Head Mike Rhodin On The Future Of Artificial Intelligence

Perhaps nothing signaled the arrival of artificial intelligence quite like January 14, 2011, when IBM Watson defeated two legendary Jeopardy! champions, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. At last, the computers were smarter than us. Since then, Watson has developed into a growth engine for IBM.<p>For just …

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

There goes your last excuse for not biking to work.<p>Most folding bikes are still fairly large even when they’re folded up, and they’re awkward to carry on a crowded subway car or elevator. Folding electric bikes are even bulkier. But the Impossible Bike, a new electric bike now crowdfunding on …

Amazon exec explains how Prime Air delivery drones will work

Amazon vice president Paul Misener doesn't know if the company already has a pricing scheme for its Prime Air service, but he knows everything else there is to know about the delivery drones. He talked about the project at length in an interview with <i>Yahoo Tech</i>, where he explained how it will work …

Drones

Motorola Moto 360 Sport Is The Ultimate Workout Buddy On Steroids

Jason Lazarus January 16, 2016 228<p>Are you looking for a workout buddy, one who can keep-up with your intense workouts and your ever-changing …

UK theme park announces world’s first VR roller coaster

UK theme park Alton Towers has just released details of its newest attraction – a VR roller coaster.<p>Galactica is a new take on the theme park’s existing ride Air, which has been created by virtual reality specialists Figment Productions and is designed to take you on a journey through space.<p>You’ll …

Beyond Fitness Trackers At CES: Tiny Wearable Biosensor Continuously Monitors Your Body Chemistry

Imagine, throughout your day, you could know exactly what your body chemistry was up to. More specifically, imagine if the information from your body could instantly go to your doctor and he could make a diagnosis of what your body was doing or what was wrong.<p>It’s nearly here. Today at CES 2016, a …

Digital Health

Xiaomi’s Redmi 3 offers a massive 4,100mAh battery and all-metal body for just $107

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced its latest budget handset today, the Redmi 3. The device features all-metal construction and a large 4,100mAh battery, which are both unusual in phones below $250.<p>The 5-inch Redmi 3 runs on the company’s MIUI 7 Android software layer and packs a 720p …

Apple Acquires Startup That Reads Emotions From Facial Expressions

It’s not clear what it plans to do with it yet, but Apple has gobbled up a startup whose technology can read facial expressions.<p>The tech giant has …

Avegant Glyph Personal Theater Will Take You Away To Incredible Experiences Anywhere

Jason Lazarus January 10, 2016 374<p>Imagine if you could carry around the best home entertainment theater, with the best surround sounds that literally …

VW's latest plug-in hybrid is built for off-roading

Most plug-in hybrid vehicles are better-suited to the streets than mud and rocks, but Volkswagen thinks it can make an exception. Its just-unveiled Tiguan GTE Active Concept mates a 148HP gas engine with two electric motors to provide an environmentally responsible off-roader. It can drive 20 miles …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal comes under renewed attack from Paul Scholes after 'boring' FA Cup tie

Former Manchester United midfielder says he would be depressed playing under Louis van Gaal following 1-0 win against Sheffield United<p>Paul Scholes launched a fresh attack on Louis van Gaal's Manchester United side following their unimpressive FA Cup win over Sheffield United and claimed the players …

Soccer

Charge green and save big with the Solartab 13,000mAh battery pack

Harness the power of the sun and keep your mobile devices charged with the Solartab 13000mAh Battery Pack.<p>The environmentally friendly Solartab features an efficient 5.5W solar panel that converts the sun’s energy into electricity, which can then be used to charge your USB and micro USB capable …

Wearables are inching toward a purpose in 2016

Before CES 2016 began, I was expecting wearable technology to occupy less space on the floor than in 2015. I'd reasoned that the industry's failure to make the devices essential for life would cause it to retreat until the problems were fixed. Quite the opposite has happened, and there are enough …

Genomics