Story 2014-08-06

Qt project to spin off as a separate company

in code on (#3SA)
story imageToday, Digia announced that they will spin off the QT project into its own dedicated company. In 2012, Digia acquired Qt from Nokia and has been maintaining the enterprise and open source versions at and, respectively. Merging the two branches and forming a dedicated company will allow the developers to focus 100% on Qt while separating development costs from Digia.

DARPA awards $40 million for research into memory-controlling implants

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The Pentagon's premier research and development division, DARPA, has awarded a $40 million grant to a pair of American universities to help develop "memory restoration technologies" that the agency says are aimed at helping military personnel cope with brain injuries, but which seem like they could also be used to implant phony memories.