Researchers have created the first optical-only chip that can permanently store data, a discovery that could lead to storage devices that leave SSDs in the dust. Non-volatile flash memory currently relies on electronic chips, which are speed-limite…
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Google voice search now faster and works in noisy places — If you’ve recently noticed that Google’s voice search is faster and more accurate, it’s thanks to the search-to-advertising giant’s work on recurrent neural networks. — Google says improvements to its voice search make it more accurate, even in noisy environments.
To try to get programmers to work on VR at a hackathon in Russia, Microsoft promises “Cardboard” devices to test their ideas.