Microsoft announces «Windows 9» event in San Francisco on September 30th

     Microsoft is preparing to detail its next major version of Windows. We had been expecting the company to hold a press event later this month, and now it’s official. Microsoft will hold a...


Google has poached an expert scientist to build a quantum computer

Google has hired a team of quantum computing experts from University of California Santa Barbara as part of a drive to design and build new quantum processors based on superconducting electronics. Noted...


The family of Ubuntu flavors have released their first Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn beta

The usual forks are taking part in the first beta, including Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Kylin, Xubuntu, and Ubuntu GNOME. As always, the mainline Ubuntu release does not participate in these early testing builds....


Chip Shot: Intel's Smallest Modem Designed to Connect the Internet of Things

Intel commerciintel-smallest-modem.jpgally launched the Intel® XMM™ 6255, a 3G modem custom-designed for Internet of Things applications. At only ~300mm in size, XMM 6255 is the world’s smallest...