IBM team eyes encryption future

[ad_1] The new IBM quantum computing-safe tape drive prototype is based on a state of the art IBM TS1160 tape drive. Credit: IBM This week a collaborative effort among computer scientists and academics to safeguard data is winning attention and it has quantum computing written all over it. The Netherlands’ Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), […]

Sphero acquires LittleBits and eyes international growth

[ad_1] Combined, Sphero and LittleBits have sold more than $500 million in robots and electronics. They’ve reached over six million students globally. And with this acquisition, Sphero now has over 140 patents in robotics, electronics, software and IoT. This isn’t the first time Sphero has branched out beyond robotics. Last year, it acquired Specdrums, and […]

China tech firm eyes IPO for gay dating app Grindr

[ad_1] The Chinese parent company of the popular gay dating app Grindr on Tuesday said it will “restart” plans for a public listing after a US national security panel dropped its opposition to the move. US authorities had earlier raised concerns about the potential misuse of the app’s data by the Chinese government after Beijing-based […]