Honeywell delivers the largest quantum volume yet

Honeywell has delivered on its promise to release a quantum computer with a quantum volume of 64 after announcing its plans to do so back in March. The company’s quantum computer is the highest performing device of its kind currently available and it is also twice as powerful as the next alternative in the industry. […]

Amazon’s CPU rival to Intel and AMD spreading its wings globally

AWS has announced that the sixth generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances are now generally available with three new instances powered by the company’s own, Arm-based Graviton2 processors. The new general purpose (M6g), compute-optimized (C6g) and memory-optimized (R6g) instances deliver up to 40 percent better price to performance over comparable current gen […]

New undersea web cable to connect major Asian information hubs

NEC has announced the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium’s plans to build a high-performance submarine cable connecting Hong Kong, China’s Guangdong Province, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The Japanese company was selected by the consortium to construct the 9,400-kilometer long ADC cable which is scheduled to be completed during Q4 of 2022. General […]

3D printing revenue set to boom this year

3D printing is quickly becoming mainstream as a growing number of businesses now use this technology to improve their speed and flexibility while reducing costs. New research from LearnBonds has revealed that revenue from the global 3D printing industry is expected to continue its surge and grow by 155 percent to reach $40.8bn in value […]

eBay is port scanning users’ PCs

When users visit eBay’s website from a Windows PC, the site runs a script that performs a local port scan of the device to detect if any remote support or remote access applications are running. As reported by BleepingComputer, many of the ports scanned by the online auction site are used for remote access and […]

Malware turns Discord client into password stealer

Hackers have updated the AnarchyGrabber trojan to a new version which is capable of stealing passwords and user tokens, disabling 2FA and spreading malware to a victim’s friends as well. This is the second update the trojan has received this year as it was also updated back in April to modify Discord client files in […]

Microsoft’s Chromium browser adds some nifty business features

At its virtual Build 2020 developers conference, Microsoft announced a number of new business related features and other improvements coming to Chromium Edge. Microsoft Edge recently surpassed Mozilla Firefox to become the second most popular desktop browser after Google Chrome and the software giant has yet to roll out its Chromium-based browser as a Windows […]

Many employees say they are happier working from home

Working from home during the pandemic has led to increased happiness among employees according to a new survey from CNBC and SurveyMonkey. To conduct their new survey titled “CNBC|SurveyMonkey Workforce Happiness Index: May 2020”, the two companies polled over 9,000 workers in the US at the beginning of May to measure the impact Covid-19 has […]

An unhackable, quantum resistant email technology is on its way

The secure email provider Tutanota has revealed that it is working together with the L3S Research Institute of Leibniz University of Hanover on a new research project called PQmail which aims to to implement quantum computer resistant cryptography in a freely available email application. The reason for this is that once quantum computers become widely […]