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Intel just challenged IBM and Google in a type of supercomputing that uses temperatures 250 times colder than deep space

On Tuesday, Intel came out with its state-of-the 17-qubit superconducting test chip, matching the biggest quantum computer chip ever to be produced, by IBM.<p>Until now, quantum computing has been, in some regards, a two-horse race between IBM and Google. In April, Google showed off its research on a …

Amazon Studios’ list for must-see sci-fi TV features ‘Snow Crash,’ ‘Ringworld,’ ‘Lazarus’

In its quest to find the next “Game of Thrones,” Amazon Studios is reportedly adding three science-fiction series to its list of production …

Science Fiction

What Does Wolverine’s Return to Marvel Comics Mean For the MCU?

He’s back! After three years, and so many alternate versions, Marvel’s most popular mutant hero has escaped the great beyond. This week’s <i>Marvel …

Comics

Disturbed rainforests release more carbon dioxide than they absorb

Tropical rainforests are known for their greenhouse gas gobbling abilities, but human impacts may have changed that. According to a study published …

Lockheed Martin’s reusable Mars lander looks absolutely awesome

Humans are going to Mars. We don’t know exactly when, who it will be, or exactly what spacecraft will be the first to make the journey, but with …

Astronauts Are Roasting B.o.B's Flat Earth Satellite And It's Amazing

"I can save B.o.B a lot of money"<p>If you haven't heard, rapper B.o.B thinks the Earth is flat.<p>We know this, because he tweets about it constantly, and …

IBM now has more workers in India than in America - reprise

The company that was once a symbol of American power has cut back its US-based workforce and now roughly a third of its employees are based in India. …

Battle of the beds: Serta sues Casper for allegedly ripping off its mattress tech

Serta is suing Casper for patent infringement in a showdown between the country's biggest mattress brand and the leading startup attempting to …

Google Is Said to Investigate Russia Meddling in U.S. Election

Alphabet Inc.’s Google has begun an internal probe on whether Russia-linked actors used its advertising and services to influence last year’s U.S. …

Tom Price Once Blasted Lawmakers Over Use Of Military Aircraft Fleet

"This is just another example of fiscal irresponsibility run amok in Congress right now," he said in 2009.<p>Tom Price — who resigned Friday as President Donald Trump’s secretary of health and human services amid investigations into a growing scandal over his frequent use of private planes for …

Cubans Alarmed at U.S. Embassy Withdrawals and Travel Warning

It was grim, unsettling news: the United States warned Americans on Friday not to travel to Cuba and ordered the withdrawal of more than half its diplomats in Havana.<p>The announcement, which spread around the island in spurts, largely by word of mouth, dealt a harsh blow to Cubans who had hoped the …

Oxford University college takes down portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi

An Oxford University college has removed a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi amid allegations Myanmar has been carrying out ethnic cleansing.<p>Ms Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, is an alumna of St Hugh's College and has previously been awarded an honorary degree.<p>But the leader has come under mounting …

Sunken 8th continent reveals its buried secrets

A journey to plumb the remote ocean depths has revealed that Earth does indeed have an eighth continent.<p>A nine-week voyage took scientists from around the world to drill and explore the seafloor off New Zealand and Australia. They found evidence of land-based fossils, revealing that the ancient …