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Remote work or hybrid? Why employers have changed their minds

Remote work or hybrid?  Why employers have changed their minds

Image: Getty Images Employers are “abandoning remote working” in favor of hybrid models in an effort to retain valuable staff and ensure junior team members have better opportunities to learn and progress, say the findings of a new report. Robert Half’s Demand for Tech Talent Report, which surveyed 750 tech-hiring managers across the UK, found …

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Meta VR Prototypes Aim to Make VR ‘Indistinguishable From Reality’

Meta VR Prototypes Aim to Make VR 'Indistinguishable From Reality'

Meta says its ultimate goal with its VR hardware is to make a comfortable, compact headset with visual finality that’s ‘indistinguishable from reality’. Today the company revealed its latest VR headset prototypes which it says represent steps toward that goal. Meta has made it no secret that it’s dumping tens of billions of dollars …

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Study observes the coexistence of topological edge states and superconductivity in stanene films

Study observes the coexistence of topological edge states and superconductivity in stanene films

Credit: Zhao et al. Stanene is a topological insulator comprised of atoms typically arranged in a similar pattern to those inside graphene. Stanene films have been found to be promising for the realization of numerous intriguing physics phases, including the quantum spin Hall phase and intrinsic superconductivity. Some theoretical studies also suggested that these films …

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Big XR News from Meta, Salesforce, Timberland, Epic Games, Zoom, and Microsoft

Big XR News from Meta, Salesforce, Timberland, Epic Games, Zoom, and Microsoft

Some of the world’s largest tech firms have begun rolling out new solutions across virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) on the backs of several key developments and events. The news has led to notable changes in the metaverse space as companies ramp up support for clients and consumers, allowing the new spatial communications platform …

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Quantum computing: D-Wave shows off prototype of its next quantum annealing computer

Singapore ups investment in quantum computing to stay ahead of security threats

Image: Wacomka/Shutterstock Quantum-computing outfit D-Wave has announced commercial access to an “experimental prototype” of its Advantage2 quantum annealing computer. D-Wave is beating its own path to qubit processors with its quantum annealing approach. According to D-Wave, the Advantage2 prototype available today features over 500 qubits. It’s a preview of a much larger Advantage2 it hopes …

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7 Insightful XR Advertising Case Studies to Read in 2022

7 Insightful XR Advertising Case Studies to Read in 2022

Advertising has always been a rapidly changing and dynamic industry. As consumer trends evolve, and more companies enter the market, promotional teams need to be truly innovative to maintain the attention of their target audience. Today, in a world where companies can’t always create the in-person interactions required to leave a lasting impression on their …

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