Quantum Computing

There are working machines today that perform some small part of what a full quantum computer may eventually do. But what are the real-world applications for quantum computing?

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Features we initially mocked, but then came to love

Features we initially mocked, but then came to love

Many tech products are introduced with great fanfare and excitement. Customers flock to buy them, even sometimes standing in line for hours. But some products, and in particular, features, just don't inspire the same kind of buzz. In this gallery, we'll look at a bunch of features that inspired more "why" than "wow," but proved to be beloved by ZDNet's contributors and editors.

March 1, 2019 by

Best of MWC 2019: Cool tech you can buy or pre-order this year

Best of MWC 2019: Cool tech you can buy or pre-order this year

Between all the 5G devices and foldable phones, it might seem like nearly everything announced at MWC 2019 is too futuristic to purchase soon. In reality, many of these new gadgets are already available to pre-order or will launch later this year. Here's the best tech we've spotted on the show floor that's releasing in 2019.

February 26, 2019 by

Tech that stole our heart or broke it

Tech that stole our heart or broke it

With Valentine's Day around the corner, ZDNet's contributors and editors were reminded of all the technology they were infatuated with, either in their past or present, as well as anything that might've left them bitter and broken-hearted.

February 12, 2019 by

9 devices with e-ink displays

9 devices with e-ink displays

The monochrome, sunlight-readable displays remain largely synonymous with e-readers, but they're moving into other devices large and small.

December 3, 2018 by

How edge computing could be saving lives

The medical research industry has been dealt a critical blow by the pandemic. Clinical trials have to be restarted, in an era where patients are less willing to risk their lives further by visiting a clinic. A combination of telecommunications, mobile apps, and wearable devices could reassemble a shattered industry. But first, research technology must take a leap of faith. Read more: https://zd.net/302L2NF

June 1, 2020 by

What are digital twins?

Tonya Hall talks to Rob Van Kranenburg, founder of the IoT Council, to learn more about what digital twins are and how they are driving the future of IoT.

August 19, 2019 by

Edge computing: Will it replace or enhance the cloud?

Suppose thousands of small data centers you could fit in the back of a truck could replace massive, hyperscale cloud data centers? They’d be closer to customers, less costly to cool and maintain, and faster to deliver services to enterprises. What’s the catch? Take your pick, because there are several. Scott Fulton talks with Karen Roby about the prospects and the pitfalls at the very edge of the computing landscape. Read more: https://zd.net/302L2NF

August 14, 2019 by