A team of physicists led by Professor Patrick Windpassinger at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has successfully transported light stored in a quantum memory over a distance of 1.2 millimeters. They have demonstrated that the controlled transport process and its dynamics has only little impact on the properties of the stored light. The researchers used ultra-cold rubidium-87 atoms as a storage medium for the light as to achieve a high level of storage efficiency and a long lifetime.
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“We stored the light by putting it in a suitcase so to speak, only that in our case the suitcase was made of a cloud of cold atoms. We moved this suitcase over a short distance and then took the light out again. This is very interesting not only for physics in general, but also for quantum communication, because light is not very easy to ‘capture’, and if you want to transport
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Roku (ROKU) – Get Report soared Monday after the streaming platform announced a deal to carry NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service on its devices.
NBCUniversal is owned by Comcast (CMCSA) – Get Report.
Analysts reacted positively to the news for both Roku and Comcast. Roku will receive “top-end premium inventory and subsequent pricing leverage on its [connected TV] premium ad bundles,” in addition to negotiating power with other major networks, said Rosenblatt Securities.
The firm has a buy rating and $195 price target on shares of Roku.
Analysts at Benchmark said the deal could help Peacock. Benchmark has a buy rating and $54 price target on Comcast.
Roku recently traded at $183.98, up 14.65%, and has climbed 37% this year. Comcast recently traded at $43.69, down 3.47%, and has slid 3% year to date.
Peacock provides access to more than 20,000 hours of on-demand movies and
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- Over the weekend, “Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition” was revealed to include a remaster of 2018’s “Marvel’s Spider-Man” starring Peter Parker
- Unfortunately, Insomniac Games revealed that saves from that PlayStation 4 title will not be carried over to the next-gen PlayStation 5
- Securing the standard edition PlayStation 5 with a disc drive means you will not be able to get a physical version of “Spider-Man Remastered” on its own
For those who have been eagerly anticipating diving back into Manhattan on the PS5 after the news broke on the remastered edition of “Marvel’s Spider-Man” over the weekend, you might want to take a few steps back.
That PlayStation 4 title from Insomniac Games proved to be a massive hit and helped the developer push the boundaries even further with its coming “Spider-Man: Miles Morales” for the PlayStation 5. The 2018 title will, in fact, be available for the
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Insomniac Games’ hugely-successful 2018 hit Spider-Man is being remastered for PlayStation 5 with ray-tracing, faster loading, and support for the DualSense controller’s new haptic feedback. And better yet, it’ll be available on the PS5’s launch day as a pack-in with Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition.
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But if you’ve been waiting for the PS5’s new hardware as an excuse to dive back into Spider-Man’s virtual Manhattan, you unfortunately won’t be able to transfer your saves from the original game to the remastered version, Insomniac Games confirmed on Twitter. And because Sony hasn’t spelled out how PS4 saves will work on PS5 for any other game, we’re not sure if the Spider-Man situation is the exception or the rule.
Save game transfers are now a big question
There are still some questions about the PS5’s backward compatibility with PS4 games. We do know that PS5 will be “99