National quantum programs and decade-long quantum strategies are increasingly being announced by governments around the world. And as countries unlock billions-worth of budgets, it is becoming clear that a furious competition is gradually unrolling. Nations want to make sure that they are the place-to-be when quantum technologies start showing some real-world value – and the UK, for one, is keen to prove that it is a quantum hotspot in the making. "We have a very successful program that is widely admired and emulated around the world," said Peter Knight, who sits on the strategic advisory for the UK's national quantum technology program (NQTP), as he provided a virtual update on the NQTP's performance so far. Quantum Computing Quantum computers are coming. Get ready for them to change everything What is quantum computing today? The how, why, and when of a paradigm shift Quantum supremacy 'milestone' achieved by light-emitting quantum computer What CIOs need … [Read more...] about The global quantum computing race has begun. What will it take to win it?
Recently we saw a report from Strategy Analytics, suggesting Google Home Mini to lead the smart speaker race worldwide in Q2 2018. Now, according to IDC , it looks like Amazon is leading the race in Q2 2018 in India. The report states that the smart speaker industry has grown manifolds over the past few months because if the ‘technology consumption habits’ of the users and more affordable data connectivity plans. “As per IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker, Indian smart home devices market which consists of connected lights, smart speakers , connected thermostats, smart TVs, home monitoring/security products, digital media adapters, amongst other connected devices for homes, saw a healthy year over year growth of 107% to reach at 1.4 million shipments in 2018Q2,” added the IDC report. Google beats Amazon and Apple in smart speaker race The Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot accounted for a combined 38% of global shipments. It has been … [Read more...] about Amazon trumps Google in the Indian smart speaker race in Q2 2018
The race to 5G was already but now it has got an official seal of approval from the world’s most ‘powerful man’. US president Donald Trump, as per a report by CNBC, announced various initiatives to boost 5G networks. Trump said that, “the race to 5G is on and America must win.” The US president further said, “To accelerate and incentivize these investments, my administration is freeing up as much wireless spectrum as needed. We are removing regularity barriers to the buildout of networks. The FCC is taking very bold action, bolder than they’ve ever taken before, to make wireless spectrum available.” Trump revealed that 92 5G markets will be ready in the US by the end of the year. If that happens, US will be ahead of South Korea which, according to CNBC, remains on track to get 48 markets live. While telecom service providers are going with full gusto in the US, South Korea and other markets, smartphone makers are readying for 5G with a slew of devices. So far we … [Read more...] about The race to 5G is on and Donald Trump wants to win it
The new President of the United States (some may informally call him POTUS ) Joe Biden recently won a different ‘race’ altogether. The president enjoyed a game or two of Mario Kart Arcade GP DX, with his rival being none other than his grand daughter Naomi Biden, at Camp David, the country retreat of the US prez, as per a report by Kotaku. Naomi reportedly claimed that though the US Prez is a “little rusty,” he still (barely) won.” She went on to share the gaming moment with her granddad on Instagram. We have a screen grab where the two are busy competing at Mario Kart Arcade GP DX on arcade machines. Mario Kart Arcade GP DX is an arcade game in the Mario Kart series that came out some years back. The racing game is the third game in the Mario Arcade GP series developed by Bandai Namco. There are ten racing courses that have been redesigned for the game. The game modes in Mario Kart Arcade GP DX include Grand Prix, Battle mode, Alter Ego and Team. The last two … [Read more...] about After elections, US president Joe Biden won a different ‘race’
Death Rally Tired of opponents getting in the way in racing games? Blow them up! This game offers plenty of dangerous weaponry that you can use to deal with the opposition. Thankfully, you can earn money to armor up your vehicle, repair damage, and upgrade weapons. You know, so you can cause more mayhem. 2XL MX Offroad Motorbikes aren't just for trial racers. No, they're also for racing to the finish line against up to seven other racers. Motocross and ATV bikes are available, with tracks that allow riders to perform dangerous stunts in the air. Acceler8 Dirt and sand are the racing terrains of choice here. Off-road vehicles jockey for position around twisty tracks, where the blinding sun proves to be just as much of a challenge as the other racers. You can earn money to buy better vehicles, which makes surviving easier. GT Racing Motor Academy Start a career and race for fame, money, and better cars in this free racing simulation. Tired of … [Read more...] about 10 Top Android Racing Games