/ Jun 16, 2017

Chinese scientists make subatomic breakthrough

Chinese scientists have pulled off a major feat with one of the subatomic world's weirdest phenomena; photons that behave like twins and experience the same things simultaneously, even over great distances. The space-based technique developed by the researchers and reported Thursday in the journal Science ...

Quantum computing, the machines of tomorrow

/ Jun 16, 2017

Quantum computing, the machines of tomorrow

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It is a sunny Tuesday morning in late March at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center. The corridor from the reception area follows the long, curving glass curtain-wall that looks out over the visitors' parking lot to leafless trees covering a distant hill in ...

May 19, 2017

Zurich Insurance deploying robots to decide personal injury claims

Zurich Insurance is deploying artificial intelligence in deciding personal injury claims after test trials cut the processing time from an hour to just seconds, its chairman said. "We recently introduced AI claims handling ... and saved 40,000 work hours, while speeding up the claim processing ...

'Shadow Brokers' threatens to release more cyber attack tools

/ May 18, 2017

'Shadow Brokers' threatens to release more cyber attack tools

The mysterious "Shadow Brokers" group, which leaked the stolen hacking tool used in last week's global cyberattacks, is threatening to release more such tools next month. In a taunting online message in broken English late Tuesday, the group said it will take payments beginning in ...

May 15, 2017

The 'WannaCry' wake-up call

The deepening integration of information technologies into all facets of daily life has created dangerous vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.