Bill Gates did an Ask Me Anything on Reddit Tuesday and said that there's a chance within six to ten years that "cloud computing will offer super-computation by using quantum."
According to the Financial Times, the man who is, essentially, the man in tech-- Bill Gates-- has come out saying that Apple should unlock the phone used by terrorists in the San Bernadino attacks for the FBI's use in the ongoing investigation.
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Meg Whitman and a host of other tech giants have created the Breakthrough Energy Coalition to invest in energy tech initiatives to drastically cut emissions while providing affordable energy options.
Sometimes I wonder what parallel universe I've accidentally stumbled into. Microsoft executives aren't talking like the company's executives of old. They're using phrases like "open source" and words like "Linux." And they're saying good things about both.
For the first time, jobs at every level are potentially at stake and subject to elimination thanks to big data and automation. Most likely new jobs will arise as they have in the past as mankind progressed. But there is no guarantee of that this time around.
The top news stories for June 16, 2014.
On Friday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that he will retire within the next 12 months, once his successor has been chosen. Microsoft's stock rose seven percent on the news. Although...
It's important to see good, the bad and the muddied sides of big data.
Questions about the use and abuse of data have been with us since the first numbers were fudged long before they were fudged electronically.
Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates admitted the company failed to execute on its early mobile strategy, calling its initial efforts to dominate the smartphone market "clearly a mistake."