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The fast, stunning rise of China’s supercomputer ecosystem which can translate into innovation leads in aircraft, cars, medicine, energy and military systems

China's supercomputer accomplishment is far more significant than one computer coming in first. Other countries have done it in the past with what’s called “stunt” machines ― fast and powerful, but unable to apply it to anything. The stunning news

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Fastest commercial production drone flies at 70 mph, teraflop processor for automated flight and will cost $1300

Flying at speeds over 70 mph, Teal is the world’s fastest production drone. It also flips, rolls, and dives as fast as your gut lets you, while staying stable in winds up to 40 mph. Teal is powered by the

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Artificial receptors kill cells infected with HIV virus that causes AIDS

A type of immunotherapy that has shown promising results against cancer could also be used against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In a study published July 11 in the peer-reviewed Journal of Virology, researchers from the UCLA AIDS Institute

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Cost per visit model should be worth billions per year for Pokemon Go

The Pokémon Go game is helping city pizzerias roll in the dough as owners use game to draw in business. “The amount of people has been astonishing,” said Tom Lattanzio, the owner of L’inizio Pizza Bar in Long Island City,

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Room-temperature qubit breakthrough for quantum computing

Material made from the ashes of mothball ingredient naphthalene shows quantum potential. We are one step closer to a true quantum computer following a breakthrough which researchers say will allow qubits to be used at room-temperature. One of the practical

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BeSang can make 3D NAND 10 times cheaper at 2 cents per gigabyte

BeSang Inc. (Beaverton, Ore.), claims to have since created a superior three-dimensional (3D) architecture for NAND flash. Frustrated with licensee Hynix's slow implementation of its monolithic 3D technology, BeSang is opening the door to partnerships with other memory houses, as

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China reveals upgrade T96B tanks with improved engines and electronics

China North Industries Corporation (Norinco), has developed a new variant of its Type 96 (ZTZ-96) main battle tank (MBT) in time to participate in the 30 July to 16 August International Army Games organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense.

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Augmenting Humans with an Electroadhesive Boost: An Ankle Exoskeleton 30 times lighter and 500 times more energy efficient

When Steve Collins first envisioned the electroadhesive clutch, he made a prototype with a sandwich bag and a couple of pieces of aluminum foil from his kitchen. Since creating that makeshift prototype, he and his research team have developed a

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Pokemon Ad from 2015 and the recent Central Park Pokemon Go crowd

A Pokemon Go ad from 2015 shows a crowd gathering in Time's square to battle for a Myutwo. In real life hundreds (perhaps a thousand) gathered when a Vaporeon spawned in Central Park. Life imitating a commercial. Read more »

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Pokemon Go and other games will be the nexus of making the augmented reality everywhere and gaming enhancing wearables on everyone

Pokemon Go became the top US mobile game within days of its launch. Many see it reaching 1 billion global installs to surpass the 550 million peak of Candy Crush. Pokemon Go and the follow on Mario and Zelda augmented

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DARPA and Air Force Research making progress to mind controlled and autonomous drone swarms with prototype flight launches targeting 2020

A researcher at Arizona State University has discovered how to control multiple robotic drones using the human brain. A controller wears a skull cap outfitted with 128 electrodes wired to a computer. The device records electrical brain activity. If the

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World’s cheapest smartphone is $3.67

An Indian company has launched what is being billed as the world's cheapest smartphone. Ringing Bells said their Freedom 251 phone would cost just 251 rupees ($3.67; £2.56), and there was huge demand in the first hours of sale. But

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Moscow Starts Developing Heavy Engine for Joint Chinese-Russian Airliner

Russia has informed China about the beginning of the development of a heavy aircraft engine with a thrust of 35 tons for the Sino-Russian long-range wide-body aircraft. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told reporters on Monday after a meeting

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China on track to 12 operation J-20 stealth fighters in 2017 for airpower edge over other countries in Asia

In July 2016, the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation rolled out two more low rate initial production (LRIP) J-20 stealth fighters. This brings to a total of four J-20 fighters built for service into the Chinese air force, as opposed to the

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Taiwan Semiconductor will fully implement extreme ultraviolet lithography to make 5 nanometer chips and Samsung plans EUV at 7 nanometers

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest foundry, said it will fully implement extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography to make 5 nanometer chips by the end of this decade. “We estimate that EUV will be a cost-effective tool for high-volume

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Super controversial Brilliant Light Power aka Blacklight Power claims to be generating bursts of megawatt power and claim independent validation

Here is the press release and videos of supercontroversial Brilliant Light Power aka Blacklight Power. They are like the energy catalyzer. They claim new power. Brilliant Light power claims hydrinos exist. Hydrinos are a new form of hydrogen theoretically predicted

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Manipulating superconducting plasma waves with terahertz light

Most systems in nature are inherently nonlinear, meaning that their response to any external excitation is not proportional to the strength of the applied stimulus. Nonlinearities are observed, for example, in macroscopic phenomena such as the flow of fluids like

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Scientists Grow Atomically Thin Transistors and Circuits

In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies—and possibly paper-thin gadgets —scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) developed a way to chemically assemble transistors and circuits that

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Tesla correcting car software with remote patches versus traditional carmaker delayed recall process

Tesla has been aggressive in its use of technologies that are just emerging. The company’s use of software to control more features of its cars, over-the-air updates, and a giant touch-screen dashboard interface show how it is taking more risks

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Elon Musk and Tesla will reveal this week a plan for the future of Tesla motors which will shape the future of cars

Elon Musk will release a second ten year plan for Tesla Motors. The first ten year plan will be done with the release of the more affordable Telsa 3. Working on Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2. Hoping to publish

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