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  • IARPA, IBM lay foundation for quantum computing

    IARPA, IBM lay foundation for quantum computing

    IBM scientists say they have solved a crucial problem in quantum computing, just in time for an upcoming IARPA event on the subject.

  • Bodyprint uses ear scans for authentication

    Unlock your phone with your ear

    Researchers at Yahoo have developed a biometric authentication system that uses the whole touchscreen as the image sensor and verifies biometrics with low-resolution scans.

  • Spike turns smartphones into remote-measuring tools

    Spike turns smartphones into remote-measuring tools

    ikeGPS Spike offers emergency-response managers a new mobile tool for making rapid in-the-field measurements that can easily be integrated into responders’ databases.

  • Chris Estes, State Chief Information Officer, North Carolina (moderator) Eric Ellis, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, State of North Carolina & Director, North Carolina Innovation Center  Bill Oates, Commonwealth Chief Information Officer, Massachusetts David Fletcher, Chief Technology Officer, Utah

    'How do we adopt new technology? Painfully'

    State IT leaders discuss the realities of implementing innovative tech.

  • Smartphone earthquake warning

    Early earthquake warnings? There's an app for that

    Smartphones can transmit an earthquake’s detected location and magnitude to the U.S. Geological Survey, which can then send alerts to others in the path of the shock waves.

  • DARPA’s strategy for 100-year software

    The research agency’s BRASS program aims to ensure that applications can continue to function in a rapidly changing technology ecosystem.

  • NASA gets practical with 3D printing

    NASA gets practical with 3D printing

    The tools astronauts manufactured in space have been sent back to Earth for testing.