A Quantum Machine That’s Fully Programmable

A tiny but strong quantum mechanism was debuted in Aug by physicists at the University of Maryland. Unlike other quantum devices, this one is fully programmable, a poignant step toward ubiquitous use of quantum machines. Ions trapped by electric fields and tranquil around laser capacitate the device to run any …

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South Korean Mech Takes Its First, Earth-Shaking Steps

Yang Jin-Ho demonstrates the Method-2 robot. (Credit: Getty) In the renouned video diversion MechWarrior, soaring robots called BattleMechs browbeat 31st-century battlefields. Back here in the 21st century, Yang Jin-Ho, CEO of South Korean robotics organisation Hankook Mirae Technology, took the first baby stairs inside his 13-foot-tall, 1.5-ton, manned bipedal robot …

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Police accept aver to hunt murder suspect’s Amazon Echo

Alexa, where was your owners on the night of Nov. 22? Arkansas police filed what is believed to be the first ask to collect information from an Amazon Echo device in a carnage investigation. James Andrew Bates is accused of slaying his crony Victor Collins, who was found passed in …

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Cinnabon deletes promotional twitter about Carrie Fisher’s death

Cinnabon has deleted a half-baked graduation using Carrie Fisher’s death to sell some-more of its products. “RIP Carrie Fisher, you’ll always have the best buns in the galaxy,” the company posted on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. The summary was accompanied by a cinnamon picture of Fisher in her iconic Princess Leia …

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NYC shootings stay next 1,000 as year nears end

The series of shootings opposite the city in 2016 remained next 1,000 — with 4 days left in the year, according to NYPD statistics. As of Tuesday morning, there were 985 sharpened incidents, compared with 1,124 in the same duration in 2015 — a 12.3% drop. If the series of …

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U.S. home prices rise, but N.Y.’s boost is small

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose again in October, yet New York trailed a list of prices in 20 cities. Standard Poor’s index of home prices in the 20 cities, expelled Tuesday, rose 5.1% in Oct from a year progressing after climbing 5% in September. The prices are still 7.1% …

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Deal improves labor conditions for N.J. airport container handlers

NEWARK — United Airlines has reached a allotment with the U.S. Department of Labor over the operative conditions for container handlers at Newark Airport. A lawsuit was filed after inspectors found container handlers too mostly were forced to lift complicated bags or perform other functions while disposition over, rambling or …

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