Generating energy usually means wasted heat. Semiconductors let the electrons flow with zero waste – but so far scientists only know how to get them to work at ultra-low temperatures.
Companies that want to reduce their environmental footprint need to ensure their entire workforce feels a shared sense of purpose.
A paper published by researchers at Google claimed that they had achieved computing quantum supremacy, but leaks and counter-claims have created a stir.
Google claims quantum supremacy – IBM says not so fast. One researcher explains why he doesn't see quantum computers outpacing classical computers any time soon ... and maybe not ever.
PayPal CEO Dan Schulman sees much more potential in blockchain ID than payments at present. He's absolutely right.
Quantum computers aren't about to take over, but this is an important milestone.
As the country grew, each census required greater effort than the last. That problem led to the invention of the punched card.
Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions.
Manipulating electron spin has heralded everything from iPods to the latest laptops. Stand by for the next paradigm shift.
The history of IBM shows how a technology titan can grow and change, while still remaining focused on its core business.
Quantum computers are set to revolutionise technology, but very few people know how to use them.
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
Project Debater looks like machines are ready to understand humans, but the reality is we're still in the earliest days of AI.
It's time programmers looked out old computer text adventures like Zork and Colossal Cave from the 1970s and 1980s.
Silicon Valley brought together natural surroundings, suburban homes and futuristic high-tech work. But industrial pollution betrayed the California dream.
The in depth story of a student project that paved the way for a society-level shift in how we use computers.
More data isn't necessarily better unless it's properly collected, curated and analysed.
Cognitive traps can steer doctors away from the right diagnosis.
Computers must master football if they are to demonstrate that they can be our equal.
Computing has been getting much smarter since the idea of artificial intelligent was first thought of 60 years ago. But are computers intelligent?