German automaker Volkswagen and Google have announced plans to cooperate in exploring possible uses in the auto industry for quantum computers. Quantum computing, a technology that’s still in its early phases, uses the quirks of quantum physics to perform calculations at far higher speeds than current computers. Volkswagen said Tuesday that specialists from
Jon von Tetzchner, co-founder of the Vivaldi web browser, has accused Google of using its position as the most popular search engine in the world to bully its competitors. The accusation comes in a blog post on the Vivaldi website, where von Tetzchner recounts his history of working alongside Google.
Google has admitted that wide-spread connectivity issues in Japan were the result of a mistake by the tech giant. Web traffic intended for Japanese internet service providers was being sent to Google instead. Online banking, railway payment systems as well as gaming sites were among those affected. A spokesman said