West's advantage in military tech 'eroding': think-tank

Western superiority in military technology is “eroding”, notably at the hands of China and Russia, a leading think-tank said Tuesday in its annual report on the state of militaries around the world. The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London said in its Military Balance report that increasingly easy access to technology by non-state[…]

Game over? Computer beats human champ in strategy challenge

In a milestone for artificial intelligence, a computer has beaten a human champion at a strategy game that requires “intuition” rather than brute processing power to prevail, its makers said Wednesday. “AlphaGo won five-nil, and it was stronger than perhaps we were expecting,” said Demis Hassabis, the chief executive of Google DeepMind, a British artificial[…]

Earth Had Its Hottest Year on Record in 2015, Says NASA, NOAA

It’s official: 2015 was Earth’s hottest year on record. NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration announced today that their independent analyses revealed last year was a scorcher, surpassing every year since modern record keeping began in 1880. NOAA reported last year’s average temperature for the Earth as a whole was 58.62 degrees Fahrenheit —[…]

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8 Trends to watch in Technology for 2016

Ever watched technology grow and ask yourself, “how did I miss that?” I know plenty of times I have found myself wondering how I didn’t see things like cell phone watches, or multi display computers becoming the norm. Here at Reliable Computer Services we have compiled a nifty prediction of 8 trends to look for in technology[…]