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A first look inside Google's futuristic quantum lab

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries …

U.S. Olympic Committee Adds Sexual Orientation To Its Nondiscrimination Policy

The code of conduct now "include[s] specific language banning discrimination based on sexual orientation."<p>WASHINGTON — The United States Olympic Committee has added a ban on sexual orientation discrimination to its code of conduct, the head of the USOC announced Friday.<p>At the USOC assembly on …

LGBTQI

Flickr Rolling Out New Google+ Style Photo Pages with a Nifty Side Panel

Flickr’s recent attempt at a major website redesign didn’t go over very well with many of its users, so now the Yahoo-owned company is taking the …

Despite press release, Samsung didn't buy fingerprint ID maker

An announcement that the electronics giant bought Fingerprint Cards, a fingerprint ID maker, wasn't real, the Swedish company says.<p>A press release stating that Samsung had agreed to acquire Fingerprint Cards is "incorrect," the Swedish maker of fingerprint ID sensors said Friday.<p>"The previous press …

Mobile Technology

Google’s New Plan To Highlight Android Tablet Apps Starts On November 21

Android plays host to some impressive tablet apps — I’m partial to IMDb and Flipboard to name just a few — but I’ve all too often downloaded an app only to discover that it’s a regular phone app scaled to fit a larger display. Needless to say, the experience was less than ideal. Now Google is …

Today In Dystopian War Robots That Will Harvest Us For Our Organs

Welcome to another rousing edition of TIDWRTWHUFOO! Today we feature three exciting robots that will change our lives as we know them by eventually threatening us with violence if we don’t “Move along, citizen, or else!”<p>First we present iStruct, a robot from German firm Das Deutsche …