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China’s Baidu says it expects ‘limited’ impact from US chip curbs

China's Baidu says it expects 'limited' impact from US chip curbs

“We think the impact is quite limited in the near future,” Dou Shen, executive vice president and head of Baidu AI Cloud, said of the US chip export controls. Jade Gao | dpa | Getty Images chinese tech company Baidu expects that impact from US chip sanctions on its businesses will be “limited,” a company …

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IBM Unveils New Chip in Push to Realize Quantum Computing’s Promise

IBM Unveils New Chip in Push to Realize Quantum Computing's Promise

International Business Machines Corp. announced Wednesday that it has created a more powerful quantum computing chip, the next step in its yearslong effort to build quantum machines capable of delivering business value to companies. The 433-qubit Osprey chip, unveiled at IBM‘s annual Quantum Summit in New York, has more than three times as many qubits …

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I raised 2 successful CEOs and a doctor. Here’s the No. 1 skill I wish more parents taught kids today

I raised 2 successful CEOs and a doctor.  Here's the No. 1 skill I wish more parents taught kids today

Developing skills like curiosity, kindness and emotional intelligence at a young age will help kids succeed as adults. But there’s one skill that parents aren’t teaching their kids enough of today: self-regulation. When kids learn to self-regulate, they better understand the importance of time and how to manage their own behaviors and actions. This was …

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What is quantum computing and how will quantum computers change the world?

What is quantum computing and how will quantum computers change the world?

Depending on who you ask, some say that quantum computers could either break the Internet, rendering pretty much every data security protocol obsolete, or allow us to compute our way out of the climate crisis. These hyper-powerful devices, an emerging technology that exploits the properties of quantum mechanics, are much buzzed about. Only last month, …

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Catfish scams target everyone. Here’s how to keep kids safe | Internet

Catfish scams target everyone.  Here's how to keep kids safe |  Internet

Catfishing crimes have ensnared people for years. This week, a grieving family implored parents to monitor their children’s online activity after a former Virginia state trooper catfished a 15-year-old girl online. He then traveled to Southern California, where he allegedly killed the girl’s mother and grandparents. “Parents, please, please know your child’s online activity. Ask …

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Forget smartwatches, consumers are buying up these quirky, alternative wearable devices

Forget smartwatches, consumers are buying up these quirky, alternative wearable devices

CNN — In 2015, the same year Apple introduced its smartwatch, a Kickstarter campaign launched for a very different kind of wearable device: a wellness-tracking ring called the Oura. Seven years later, the Apple Watch is the most popular wearable device while other similar products from Google and Samsung also dominate the wearables market. But …

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AWS faces cost-sensitive customers at Reinvent as economic fears mount

AWS faces cost-sensitive customers at Reinvent as economic fears mount

Amazon Web Services has been the biggest growth engine for its parent company over much of the past decade, taking business from some of the largest tech vendors in the world. But as corporations face the most daunting economic environment since the 2008 financial crisis, those massive checks they’re writing to AWS for their tech …

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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants us to ‘ignore’ Web3

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants us to 'ignore' Web3

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, co-founder and chief technology of Inrupt, speaking at Web Summit 2022. Sam Barnes | Sportsfile via Getty Images LISBON, Portugal — The creator of the web isn’t sold on crypto visionaries’ plan for its future and says we should “ignore” it. Tim Berners-Lee, the British computer scientist credited with inventing the World …

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Musk says he’ll put a Neuralink chip in his brain when they’re ready

Musk says he'll put a Neuralink chip in his brain when they're ready

Neuralink logo displayed on a phone screen, a silhouette of a paper in shape of a human face and a binary code displayed on a screen are seen in this multiple exposure illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on December 10, 2021. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Elon Musk’s health tech venture Neuralink …

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Teleport 600 million years and virtually explore the Flinders Ranges

Teleport 600 million years and virtually explore the Flinders Ranges

Newswise — Fancy giving a VR headset and taking a journey through deep geological time? From today it’s possible, with the launch of a 360-degree virtual tour of the 600-million-year-old Flinders Ranges in South Australia. One of Australia’s most captivating landscapes can now be explored virtually, thanks to a University of South Australia project that …

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