FAA, NTSB Release Ongoing Investigation Data From Runway Close Calls at SFO

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The Ongoing Battle Between Quantum and Classical Computers

The quest for “quantum supremacy”—unambiguous proof that a quantum computer does something faster than an ordinary computer—has paradoxically led to a boom in quasi-quantum classical algorithms. https://media.wired.com/photos/5a8785484430bd3783b466b5/master/pass/QC_QuantumSupremacy_2880x1620-2880×1620.jpg

Eagle-eyed YouTuber discovers ongoing EA online-matchmaking shenanigans

Enlarge / Recently discovered EA research aims to keep players “engaged” with its single-player and multiplayer products. The methods explored in published papers are a little subtler than the above illustration. (credit: EA / Aurich) The practice of incorporating microtransactions and loot boxes into video games has grown from sporadic to omnipresent in recent years. […]

Trump’s charitable foundation says it’s shutting down, but an ongoing investigation in New York may complicate that

Alex Brandon (Associated Press) The Donald J. Trump Foundation, the president’s charitable organization, is reportedly dissolving itself. The foundation previously admitted to violating a federal rule on a nonprofit’s use of funds. The foundation was under scrutiny for allegedly misusing its funds, to include settling lawsuits. A spokesperson for the New York attorney general’s office said […]

Some in Congress start to question ongoing SLS rocket delays

Enlarge / This artist rendering shows an aerial view of the liftoff of the SLS rocket during Exploration Mission 1. (credit: NASA) The US Congress championed the creation of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket in 2010, at which time its members also successfully beat back an effort by the Obama administration to end support for […]

Twitter’s ‘Happening Now’ feature groups tweets about ongoing events

Twitter is introducing a new feature to timelines that will keep you up to date on particular ongoing events. At the top of your timeline, you’ll start to see a Happening Now label that will show you all of the events and current topics Twitter thinks you’re interested in, which when clicked, will take you […]

House prices: Ongoing Brexit negotiations are having THIS impact on UK home movers

New research shows that despite the impact of ongoing Brexit negotiations on the political climate, life still carries on regardless for UK home movers.  With 71 per cent not even considering Brexit when planning their next house purchase, it would seem the impending EU departure is having little or not impact on consumer confidence.  Brian […]

An Ongoing Timeline of the HBO Hack, From ‘Game of Thrones’ to Embarrassing Tweets [Updated]

Update August 25: The hackers released a data dump that they claim contains details of the end of the Game of Thrones season 7 finale. The Mr. Smith group also claimed to have sold all the data stolen from HBO, which they claim amounts to 5 terabytes, to three customers on the dark web. Update August 21: HBO’s […]