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IBM allow free access to quantum processor online


Image copyrightIBM-Image captionThe processor can be accessed via a web interface IBM has made a functioning quantum processor available to the public over the internet. Quantum computing is widely seen as an evolution of computer technology, which may allow for much faster calculations than today’s machines. The technology is still …

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China deploys folk singer to disputed Spratly Islands


Image copyrightCCTV-Image captionImages of the performance revealed details of the islands Her career has taken her round the world but popular Chinese folk singer Song Zuying’s latest tour has taken her to new destinations – very new. The military chanteuse entertained workers on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratlys in …

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Film review: Captain America-Civil War isn’t Marvel-ous


The superhero showdown is drawing raves – but the story has lost its political charge in being translated from page to screen, says critic Nicholas Barber. By Nicholas Barber 4 May 2016 The war is over. Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, the 13th of the interlocking films from the comics …

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