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27th October 2019

World's smallest image sensor is just half a millimetre wide

A product by OmniVision has won the Guinness World Record for "Smallest Image Sensor Commercially Available" with a size of 0.575 mm x 0.575 mm.

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24th October 2019

Google claims quantum supremacy

Google has announced that its 53-qubit 'Sycamore' processor has achieved quantum supremacy, performing a specific task in 200 seconds that would take the world's best supercomputers 10,000 years to complete.

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12th September 2019

Report warns of brain hacking technology

By 2040, neural interfaces could treat a wide range of physical and mental ailments – as well as being used for gaming, fitness and other areas. However, this technology poses risks to privacy and security, according to a new report.

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20th August 2019

The first trillion transistor chip

Cerebras Systems, a California-based startup dedicated to accelerating AI computing speeds, has unveiled the largest chip ever built.

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30th July 2019

Teslasuit: A full-body VR suit

A new wearable electronic suit with various built-in features could be a stepping stone to highly immersive VR technologies of the future.

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21st July 2019

Elon Musk plans brain–machine interface to upgrade humans

This week, Elon Musk's company Neuralink applied to U.S. regulators to begin trials of a new brain enhancement technology, which could be tested on human volunteers from 2020.

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21st June 2019

New computer memory device uses 100 times less energy than DRAM

Researchers have described a new electronic memory device able to record or delete data using 100 times less energy than DRAM and 1,000 times less than Flash.

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3rd June 2019

World's first 8K OLED TV goes on sale

LG Electronics announced today the start of sales of the world's first 8K OLED TV, with pre-orders for the 88-inch set beginning this week in South Korea.

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