Lockheed-Martin signs on for D-Wave
Controversial Canadian company D-Wave, which has long made press claims about “commercial” quantum computing, can now claim to have sold a machine.
Intel's future Sandy Bridge Xeons exposed
ExclusiveThe ongoing x64 server chip war is going to heat up considerably in the third quarter, with both Intel and AMD firing off new processors for midrange server buyers. And we now have a few more details about Intel's future "Sandy Bridge" Xeon platforms and the chipsets that drive them.
Boffins grow brains in petri dish
For a chunk of the 20th century, SF writers played around with various “brain in a jar” scenarios, and now, it’s come true.
Rampaging Android takes over Main Street America
The latest Texan tourist attraction is a residential street, but one that invites visitors to tap an Android tablet against anything in the "neighbourhood" to be shown more details about the object, as well as its price.
Part flash, all flash or dedicated flash?
Flash memory is rarely out of the news these days as recent announcements from Texas Memory Systems and EMC show.
BT to embrace IPTV as it upgrades broadband network to multicast
British Telecom will change the bulk of its broadband network to use multicast routers as from next year – this will mean that full IPTV services, using quality of service protocols, could then be launched for the first time on the BT network.
Ball games: the latest sports releases
ReviewHere at Vulture Central, we love a challenge. And they don't come more challenging than reviewing three sports games in three days. So all warmed up and ready to play, with club, racket and cue in hand, I head onto the course and court and into the Crucible to give you the lowdown on Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2012 Masters, Virtua Tennis 4 and WSC Real 2011.
Rumbled benefits cheats offer sensational excuses
Government ministers have revealed a top ten list of improbable and entertaining excuses offered by rumbled benefits cheats, including the defence of one perp who insisted: "It wasn't me working, it was my identical twin."
Endeavour bids adios to ISS
Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station at 03:55 GMT this morning, marking its last departure from the orbiting outpost ahead of its return to terra firma on Wednesday.
Think PCs will drop in price? Think again, warns Intel
The Golden Age of ever-decreasing PC prices is over, at least as far as Intel is concerned.
Easing the pain of applications delivery
DesktopApplication virtualisation separates the application not just from the underlying hardware but also from the operating system. That means, for example, that you can run applications side by side in separate virtualised spaces without fear of clashes between them or with the operating system.
Reg hack applauds asinine augmentation
I'm delighted to announce that the El Reg Iberian bureau this morning celebrated the second happy new addition to its donkey portfolio, in the shape of a perfectly-formed jenny.
Personal jetpacks and solar-powered ships
In a weekend of contradictions, New Zealanders have demonstrated technologies showing off the best and worst in fuel efficiency: a petrol powered personal jetpack joined the mile-high club, while a solar-powered ship made an unassisted trip from Monaco to Brisbane.