Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Show HN: Websites in 2018

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Show HN: Websites in 2018

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Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Deterministic quantum teleportation through fiber channels

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Deterministic quantum teleportation through fiber channels

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AbstractQuantum teleportation, which is the transfer of an unknown quantum state from one station to another over a certain distance with the help of nonlocal entanglement shared by a sender and a receiver, has been widely used as a fundamental element in quantum communication and quantum computation. Optical fibers are crucial information channels, but teleportation…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Why Are Japan’s Cherry Blossom Trees Blooming in Fall?

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Why Are Japan’s Cherry Blossom Trees Blooming in Fall?

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SmartNews Keeping you current Two typhoons followed by warm weather may have triggered Japan’s iconic trees to blossom months ahead of schedule (richard evea/Flickr) smithsonian.com October 19, 2018 Each spring, Japan is crowned with a fluttery wreath of pink cherry blossoms, which draw crowds of admirers and inspire many celebrations. But this year, as Laurel…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | DRM for chargers? Google Pixel 3 locks fast Qi charging to certified chargers [Update]

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | DRM for chargers? Google Pixel 3 locks fast Qi charging to certified chargers [Update]

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Reversal in 3… 2… — Qi wireless charging is a standard. This isn’t supposed to happen. Ron Amadeo – Oct 23, 2018 6:33 pm UTC Enlarge / The Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. Ron AmadeoGoogle’s Pixel 3 smartphone is shipping out to the masses, and people hoping to take advantage of the new Qi…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Oculus reconfirms “future version of Rift” amid PC cancellation rumors

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Oculus reconfirms “future version of Rift” amid PC cancellation rumors

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Forceful denial — Expect to hear more about PC VR “product and content… next year,” Oculus says. Kyle Orland – Oct 23, 2018 6:25 pm UTC Enlarge / An Oculus Rift photo montage from Oculus Connect.Kyle OrlandOculus has reaffirmed it’s working on a new version of its PC-based Rift hardware. That affirmation follows a report…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | NASA chief says agency plans to launch crew on Soyuz in December

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | NASA chief says agency plans to launch crew on Soyuz in December

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Return to flight — “It was probably the single most successful failed launch we could have imagined.” Eric Berger – Oct 23, 2018 5:55 pm UTC Enlarge / The Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft is seen in this false-color infrared image as it launched with Expedition 57 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA and Flight Engineer Alexey…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Charter’s nationwide price hike could cost you another $91 a year

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Charter’s nationwide price hike could cost you another $91 a year

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Charter price hike — Charter raising cable prices in November in entire 41-state US territory. Jon Brodkin – Oct 23, 2018 5:45 pm UTC Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle.Charter Communications is raising prices throughout its 41-state cable territory in November, the company confirmed. “For a customer with a full suite of [Charter] Spectrum services,…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: Prime members get 3 free months of Audible, $200 off Acer gaming laptop

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: Prime members get 3 free months of Audible, $200 off Acer gaming laptop

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Staff — Plus big discounts on SanDisk microSD cards, 4K smart TVs, and more. Ars Staff – Oct 23, 2018 5:31 pm UTC TechBargainsGreetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share with you today. Headlining the list today is an Audible deal for Amazon Prime members: select…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Firefox 63 blocks tracking cookies, offers a VPN when you need one

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Firefox 63 blocks tracking cookies, offers a VPN when you need one

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Keeping Eve away — Mozilla is trying to diversify its income streams by promoting a VPN service. Peter Bright – Oct 23, 2018 5:06 pm UTC Firefox 63, out today, includes the first iteration of what Mozilla is calling Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP), a feature to improve privacy and stop your activity across the Web…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ars on your lunch break: Losing my drone religion

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ars on your lunch break: Losing my drone religion

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i’ve flown too much — This week’s subject is former Wired editor and 3D Robotics founder Chris Anderson. Rob Reid – Oct 23, 2018 4:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Chris Anderson (left) doing drone stuff.This week, we’re serializing another episode of the After On Podcast here on Ars. Our guest was the editor-in-chief of Wired…