The government has warned that police, fire and local authorities are risking serious Y2K disruption. Independent watchdog panel Taskforce 2000 issued a report last week saying just a handful of UK police forces had carried out system audits, none of them using external auditors. Most local authorities were well below readiness benchmarks, while several had done virtually nothing, the report found. Several central government agencies were also found to have serious shortcomings, but Social Security and the Ministry for Agriculture were given the green light.
IBM and Technical University of Munich team demonstrate how Shor's algorithm, which can't be cracked by conventional computers, can be solved quickly with quantum computing
Hubble Space Telescope finds superflares from young red dwarfs could strip away planetary atmosphere
Younger stars are 100 to 1,000 times more energetic than when they're older
Two of the big four supermarkets will use the system to control sales of restricted products
PUBG news and updates: November's Update #23 to bring new Skorpion pistol and changes to blue zone visibility
Genuinely useful side-arm coming to PUBG in Update #23