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Veteran retro gaming/arcade show organisers Revival Retro Events returned to take the retro scene by storm once again last weekend, after a break from major events since 2014. Veteran retro gaming/arcade event organisers, Revival Retro Events, are almost ready to take the scene by storm once again, with REVIVAL Solstice 2016 due to take place over the weekend of 30-31 July at a completely new venue for the show, the Banks’s Stadium (previously known as Bescot Stadium) – the home of Walsall Football Club in the West Midlands!

You’ll find news, features and topical posts on this page and via the links in the left-hand column, also selected news and features are highlighted with pictures at the top of the front page and in asides under BITS & BYTES in the left-hand column. Unlike Security Essentials, Windows Defender tackles both viruses and spyware, and comes baked into the operating system.…

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There are two distinct parts to Windows 8 – the desktop, which looks and feels a lot like Windows 7 , and the all-new, all-singing, all-dancing Start page, which is a complete departure for the operating system. IT Professional magazine examines emerging technologies, security issues, data management techniques, and systems integration challenges and how they affect the enterprise. Sometimes the target of the animation is the computer itself, but it sometimes the target is another medium, such as film. The museum traces the history of the computer from ingenious mechanical devices to compact machines from as recently as a few years ago. Dalhousie Computer Science alumnus and CEO of Curbza, Scott Theriault, has created an app that can help distressed families rebuild their lives in Fort McMurray. Cisco last month sued security researcher Michael Lynn after he gave a presentation on hacking router software at the Black Hat security conference. …

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Retro Computing News

SEATTLE-Attorneys for Microsoft and Google faced off before a state court judge here Tuesday, arguing whether former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee should be allowed to start work for the search company before a trial determines whether he violated a noncompete contract. That work was carried out by a school teacher named Christopher Strachey, who went on to become a renowned computer scientist in his own right. In a news item published this week by the Swindon Advertiser newspaper, museum spokesman Rob Leaney said roles included welcoming people at reception and helping catalogue the vast collection of computing items. Virtual desktops provide the opportunity to run many desktops at the same time from a desktop computer or laptop. Turing was a computer scientist, philosopher and cryptologist who played a crucial role in breaking the Nazi’s Enigma Code. Retro Computing News is proud to be one of the official sponsors of REVIVAL …

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Scientists Develop Small, Reprogrammable Quantum Computer

The melodies, recorded on a massive machine built by Alan Turing, helped transform computers into musical instruments. The group, which will be of particular interest to anyone looking for new hardware add-ons, repair service and general advice, has been dubbed the ‘Retro Computer Clinic’ and is aimed at users of classic Sinclair, Commodore, Amstrad, Atari , Sega, Nintendo and similar retro computing systems and consoles.

Specialists in computer vision and machine learning based at the University of Lincoln, UK, funded by a Google Faculty Research Award, are aiming to embed a smart vision system in mobile devices to help people with sight problems navigate unfamiliar indoor environments.

The Recursion 2015 computer science fair is taking place in The Levi Fox Hall at the King Edward Vi School in Church Street on 4 July, 11am – 4pm, and judging by the final exhibition plan released today (click image below for larger …

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Scientists Develop Small, Reprogrammable Quantum Computer (4)

NEW YORK – Four out of five women and three out of five men believed that SMS, Facebook and social networking will help them to be able to invite the couple to make love. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing covers computer history with scholarly articles by leading computer scientists and historians, as well as first-hand accounts. This year’s fair, which opens at 11am, promises to be an equally exciting event and one that should both promote and celebrate the industry and enthuse the next generation of British Computer Scientists and Engineers. Although the new device consists of just five bits of quantum information (qubits), the team said it had the potential to be scaled up to a larger computer. Cloud Computing magazine is committed to the timely publication of peer-reviewed articles that provide innovative research ideas, applications results, and case studies in all areas of cloud computing.

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