Microsoft just made it easier to create iOS and Android apps with Windows

At Build 2017, Microsoft showed off the cross-platform power of its .NET framework, by demonstrating how apps could be easily created on a Windows PC and work on iOS, Android, … Continue reading Microsoft just made it easier to create iOS and Android apps with Windows

Microsoft now claims half a billion Windows 10 devices

Microsoft’s chief executive yesterday touted a new number for Windows 10, saying the operating system now powers 500 million devices — half way toward a goal the company once gave … Continue reading Microsoft now claims half a billion Windows 10 devices

Microsoft’s next mobile strategy is to make iOS and Android better

Microsoft hasn’t had a great time with mobile. While we can debate whether or not Windows Phone is finally dead, Microsoft is certainly ready to move on. After missing the … Continue reading Microsoft’s next mobile strategy is to make iOS and Android better

Rare ‘Dragon-Skin’ Ice Spotted During Antarctic Research Voyage

Dragon skin occurs when strong winds continually lift surface ice, subsequently freezing the water below. Credit: Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies/University of Tasmania Ice that looks like a dragon’s … Continue reading Rare ‘Dragon-Skin’ Ice Spotted During Antarctic Research Voyage

We’ve Finally Cracked The Secret of Prince Rupert’s Drops

Don’t let the fact that the objects known as Prince Rupert’s drops are made out of glass fool you – the pretty, tear-drop shaped baubles can withstand some pretty harsh … Continue reading We’ve Finally Cracked The Secret of Prince Rupert’s Drops

Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called counterfactual communication – a type of quantum communication where no particles travel between … Continue reading Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Massive Landforms Have Just Been Discovered Under The Antarctic Ice Sheet

Scientists have discovered massive landforms lurking under Antarctica – some as tall as the Eiffel Tower – and they’ve been actively carving deep channels into the ice flow above. These … Continue reading Massive Landforms Have Just Been Discovered Under The Antarctic Ice Sheet

Hidden, Briny Heart of Antarctica’s ‘Blood Falls’ Uncovered

A blood-red “waterfall” spills off Taylor Glacier in the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica. Credit: Peter Rejcek/National Science Foundation A blood-red glacial waterfall in Antarctica finally has a full explanation. … Continue reading Hidden, Briny Heart of Antarctica’s ‘Blood Falls’ Uncovered

The Humble Store Spring Sale is LIVE!

The Humble Store Spring Sale just launched on Thursday, May 11 at 10 a.m. Pacific time and will be live through Thursday, May 25 at 10 a.m. Pacific time! Thousands … Continue reading The Humble Store Spring Sale is LIVE!

Physicists find a way to control charged molecules—with quantum logic

An infographic of NIST technique for quantum control of molecules. Credit: Hanacek/NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicists have solved the seemingly intractablepuzzle of how to control the … Continue reading Physicists find a way to control charged molecules—with quantum logic

Unbreakable quantum entanglement

The rotating centrifuge in which the entangled photon source was accelerated to 30 times its weight. Credit: IQOQI/ÖAW Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance” persists even at high accelerations, researchers … Continue reading Unbreakable quantum entanglement

Study finds relationship between common brain disease and gut microbiome

MRI of a patient with (cerebral cavernous malformation) CCM disease. Credit: Issam Awad, University of Chicago   Bacteria in the gut microbiome drive the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs), … Continue reading Study finds relationship between common brain disease and gut microbiome

Cybersecurity Pros Will Soon Patrol Computer Networks Like Agents in ‘The Matrix’

Security analysts could soon become the first employees asked to show up to work inside virtual reality. Thanks to a new virtual reality tool built by the Colorado-based startup ProtectWise, … Continue reading Cybersecurity Pros Will Soon Patrol Computer Networks Like Agents in ‘The Matrix’