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HoloLens chief Alex Kipman to leave Microsoft in mixed reality revamp after report of ‘toxic’ behavior

Microsoft Technical Staff Alex Kipman led the company’s HoloLens mixed reality team. (File photo) Microsoft is splitting its HoloLens mixed reality group and parting ways with Alex Kipman, the leader of the group who was the subject of a recent Initiated story who cited him as an example of “toxic” behavior within the company. The …

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Glasses or no glasses, this year’s WWDC is all about augmented reality

Apple’s software is very good, in general. Even though the company has focused on more platforms than ever – macOS and iOS and iPadOS and tvOS and watchOS and whatever software Apple builds for its car may come one day and its AR/VR almost certainly will come headset – these rigs have continued to be …

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Error-Free Quantum Computing Gets Real

Fundamental Breakthrough: Errorless Quantum Computing Becomes Reality

Artist’s impression of gate operations on logic quantum bits, which are protected against defects by means of quantum error correction. Credits: Johannes Kn├╝nz Demonstration of the fundamentals of fault-tolerant quantum computing Due to the high-quality workmanship, errors when processing and storing information have become rare in modern computers. However, for critical applications, where even simple …

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What is reality, really? Brian Cox’s ‘Horizons’ tour probes the mysteries of the universe

Brian Cox would like you to consider the very nature of the space-time continuum and our place within it. It might seem like a big lift, so the world-renowned physicist is here to guide you. Cox is currently touring the United States, giving audiences a dazzling spectacle filled not only with stunning in-universe images and …

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