China Will Launch World’s First ‘Unhackable’ Computer Network

China Will Launch World’s First ‘Unhackable’ Computer Network

00 China is set to launch the world’s first unhackable computer network this August. Called the Jinan project, the computer network is based on quantum technology. The development of the computer network puts China amongst the world leaders of quantum technology. The network works by using the city of Jinan as a quantum computer hub. The city is located between Beijing and Shanghai so it can enhance the Beijing-Shanghai quantum network. Zhou Fei, Assistant Director of…

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You Can Carry This Tiny Pocket PC Wherever You Go

You Can Carry This Tiny Pocket PC Wherever You Go

00 Smartphones and other handheld “computers” have come a long way in recent years. They do, however, lack the capabilities of a good old fashioned desktop PC. Wouldn’t it be great if we can miniaturize one and carry it around? Well, Intel has answered the call with their credit card-sized Pocket PC. You get the functionality of a desktop and it’s easy to carry around. Nice! Enter the Intel Compute Card. It’s not only neat but happens…

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China Develops New World’s Fastest Supercomputer

China Develops New World’s Fastest Supercomputer

00 Chinese engineers just set a new world record in computing. The Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer triples the speed of the previous fastest computer. The engineers used their own chip technology to craft the TaihuLight. “As the first number one system of China that is completely based on homegrown processors, the Sunway TaihuLight system demonstrates the significant progress that China has made in the domain of designing and manufacturing large-scale computation systems,” Center director Dr. Guangwen…

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Obama Brings The US Back Into The Supercomputer Race

Obama Brings The US Back Into The Supercomputer Race

00 President Barack Obama has made an executive order to build a new supercomputer that will rival China’s number one. Currently China is in the top position for supercomputer technology with the Tianhe-2. According to Top 500 the Tianhe-2 currently holds the title for the fastest in the world and has held that position for the 5th consecutive time. Sitting in the number two spot is the USA’s Titan with a processing speed of 17.59…

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The Biggest Hacks and Leaks of 2016 so Far

The Biggest Hacks and Leaks of 2016 so Far

00 2015 saw a fair share of data breaches, with that, it should come as no surprise that 2016 experienced a slew of hacks and leaks. A data breach is a security incident in which important data is copied, stolen or exposed by an unauthorized user. Hackers, who are generally the culprits responsible for releasing information, use a multitude of methods to steal data. Hackers can rig an attachment with malware or spyware to virtually…

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New Wi-Fi System is 3 Times Faster Than All Others

New Wi-Fi System is 3 Times Faster Than All Others

00 Tired of slow Wi-Fi? Researchers have just found a transmission method that can increase speeds by up to 3 times. Called MegaMIMO 2.0, the wireless system can transfer data three times faster than anything else on the market and double the range of the best routers. A team from MIT’s CSAIL lab are hoping their technology can get picked up by larger manufacturers and make it to the mass market. You can see it…

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Solve Your Computer’s Overheating Problem by Stacking Copper Coins on It

Solve Your Computer’s Overheating Problem by Stacking Copper Coins on It

00 Most of us have laptops that we use on a daily basis, maybe even for binge watching your favorite TV show. However, in the effort to make laptops small, their cooling systems can often be way underdesigned for heavy use. This causes them to overheat, and maybe even become so hot that it hurts to touch them. One Japanese twitter user has found a pretty ingenious way to stop your laptop from overheating, stack…

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IBM Uploaded Quantum Computer to the Cloud for the Public to Use

IBM Uploaded Quantum Computer to the Cloud for the Public to Use

00 IBM is releasing their five-qubit quantum computer for the world to use anywhere in the world- for free. Quantum computing is unprecedently difficult to understand and model. It is still generally only understood by the most dedicated academics and scholars in the quantum field. However, perhaps it could be the lack of availability of quantum computers that hinder the public from fully understanding how they work and the applications they may have. If that is the…

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New Li-Fi technology is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

New Li-Fi technology is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

00 A new technology called Li-Fi (Light Fidelity) promises connections up to 100 times faster than Wi-Fi. According to researchers, the new alternative technology transmits high-speed data using visible light communication, which would reach speeds of 1 Gbps, which is about 100 times faster than a standard WiFi. Created in 2011, the transmission via Li-Fi is made using LED lights, which flicker on and off so fast that it is completely imperceptible to the human…

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Microsoft just debuted the Surface Book, making MacBooks just look silly

Microsoft just debuted the Surface Book, making MacBooks just look silly

00 Microsoft just dropped some bombs on the tech world this week with its annual slew of October releases. Everyone was excited to see the new toys that the pioneering company was to debut with a few anticipated smartphones, computers, virtual reality headsets. However nobody was ready for the Microsoft’s latest take on the laptop, which they named — the Surface Book with the small claim that it’s only the “fastest 13-inch laptop ever made.” Tech Insider also…

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