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Japanese businesses and research institutes have set up an organization to promote the development of quantum technology. Quantum ICT Forum was founded by 19 businesses and 16 research institutes. They include major electronics companies, universities, and state-owned research organizations. Quanta include photons and other subatomic particles. Researchers hope to create new information and telecommunication technologies …

President Trump stood in front of hardhat-wearing cell-tower climbers this spring in the White House and declared deploying a superfast 5G wireless network a national priority. “My administration is focused on freeing up as much wireless spectrum as needed,” Mr. Trump said, referring to the key public resource—airwaves—that makes 5G networks and all the technological …

FPX beat the favorites G2 Esports in all three of their games to win the championship in one of the world’s biggest online games, watched by a crowd of 15,000 spectators in Paris. Even more tuned in online to see two teams face off to win a largely crowd-funded prize that hasn’t been finalized yet. …

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team opened the Mike Young era Tuesday with a 67-60 win at Clemson. It was Young’s 300th career win. Young made his Tech debut in the state where he had spent the past 30 years. He was the head coach at Wofford the past 17 seasons after …

Measures against global warming can be divided into two categories: mitigation and adaptation. Mitigation means curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Adaptation means preparing to cope with higher temperatures. Some companies in Europe and the United States are now selling adaptation measures. And the industry is starting to take root in Japan, too, as companies see business …

Figure 1: Total chlorine (ppm) measurements in cooling water discharged from a power plant over six weeks. Data was obtained using an ISE-based TRO analyzer (blue), amperometric titration (yellow) and a DPD colorimetric method (red). Helping industries achieve modern wastewater management standards By Andrew Yanjiao Xie Established techniques for monitoring total residual oxidants in wastewater …

Relief over well-received results from Apple and Facebook may not be enough to fuel another S&P 500 record on Thursday, as rumblings on the trade front are getting in the way. Those big tech names are an integral part of our call of the day from BlueBox Asset Management’s co-portfolio manager William De Gale who …

The exact details of these experiments are a closely guarded secret. In a statement, the Air Force only revealed that the program “performs risk reduction, experimentation and concept of operations development for reusable space vehicle technologies.” This is the fifth X-37B space plane to be launched into orbit over the past decade, with each flight …

Refinitiv announced today that it has signed a multi-year strategic agreement with TP ICAP to support its data needs for both its brokers and technology platforms. As the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, TP ICAP needs comprehensive, enriched and integrated global data across multiple asset classes, including equities, fixed income, energy & commodities, FX …

It’s 2019, it’s Seattle, and Amazon is huge. Even if tech didn’t dominate our everyday lives, it would be hard to imagine this city without Amazon or Boeing or Microsoft or Rover or Getty Images or coding. Right now, the field of computer science is one of the largest and highest paying career paths in …