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D-Wave’s $15 million quantum computer runs a staggering 2,000 qubits

For D-Wave, the path to quantum computers being widely accepted is similar to the history of today’s computers. The first chips came more than 30 years ago, and Microsoft’s Basic expanded the software infrastructure around PCs. Quantum computers are a new type of computer that can be significantly faster than today’s PCs. They are still decades away from replacing PCs and ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK50 becomes official, runs Android and costs $299

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a lot of leaks and rumors regarding BlackBerry’s second Android-running smartphone. At various points this was referred to as Hamburg, Neon, or DTEK50, with an official press render leaking mere hours ago. And now we know that, out of those three, BlackBerry chose DTEK50 to be the phone’s official name. As rumored, the ... Read More »

The bull run’s not over — but curb your enthusiasm: Traders

Stocks have staged a massive comeback from their mid-February lows — and that has lit a fire underneath some of Wall Street’s biggest bulls. Last week, an encouraging U.S. jobs report helped blue chip stocks end a turbulent two-month stretch, with the Dow Jones Industrials closing above the psychologically-key 17,000 level for the first time since early January. The S&P ... Read More »

Freedom 251 is a $4 smartphone that packs in quad-core CPU and runs Android Lollipop

India’s Ringing Bells has unveiled what is being touted as the country’s most affordable smartphone. Dubbed Freedom 251, the Android-powered device carries a price tag of INR 251, which translates into just under $4 at current exchange rates. For that much, you get a handset that is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, and sports a 4-inch qHD IPS display. ... Read More »