Intel Unveils ‘Breakthrough’ Quantum Computer

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Intel has announced a new milestone in quantum computing, with 49 qubits now available. That’s a huge step forward for the company compared with the 17-qubit system it showed just months ago.

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IBM Adds 2 New Processors to Quantum Computing Ecosystem


IBM on Friday announced 20-qubit and 50-qubit quantum processors for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. The 20-qubit processor — featuring improvements in superconducting qubit design, connectivity and packaging — has coherence times of 90 microseconds, which allows high-fidelity quantum operations, IBM said. The 50-qubit processor is an operational prototype. It expands upon the 20-qubit architecture and has similar performance metrics. IBM will offer these quantum processors as a service.

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Microsoft Set to Release Quantum Computer Programming Language

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Microsoft looks to the future with the upcoming release of its own quantum computing programming language.

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Microsoft is crafting a quantum computing language

Microsoft has developed a brand new programming language designed to run on quantum computers and their simulations, considering it a major step towards a future of quantum computing.

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IBM plans to build the first commercially available universal quantum computer

IBM has announced IBM Q, a major initiative to develop quantum computing that ranges from improvements to the IBM Experience, to the first commercially available universal quantum computer.

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IBM is making its quantum computer API available to the public

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Come for the IBM news, stay for the brief plain-language intro to quantum computing.

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D-Wave’s quantum computers take a quantum leap forward, now offer 2,000 qubits

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D-Wave has launched a new quantum annealing machine, this time with 2,048 entangled qubits. That’s twice what the company offered last year, though there are still questions about the type of problems the computer will solve and how its performance will compare with classical computers.

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Microsoft is developing its own quantum computer hardware

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Microsoft has been working on quantum computing for years, but the company is coming out of stealth mode now and taking a more active role in quantum computer development. It wants to build a theoretical type of machine known as a topological quantum computer, despite the difficulty of doing so.

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Electroluminescent diamonds could serve as the heart of quantum networks

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Doped, carefully point-flawed diamonds are crucial to this quantum communications architecture.

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Rubin Sees AI Quantum Computer Running the Show


Just one quantum computer running artificial intelligence algorithms would be capable of connecting pretty much all the devices on the planet, Android creator Andy Rubin said Tuesday. Rubin, who also launched Google’s efforts in robotics, is now CEO of Playground, which together with Redpoint Ventures has invested in an unnamed startup working on quantum computing.
Working in concert, AI and quantum computing could yield a conscious intelligence that would underpin every piece of technology, Rubin suggested.

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World's largest solar-powered computer

Touted by its creators as the “world’s largest solar-powered computer,” it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.

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Google: Our quantum computer is 100 million times faster than a conventional system

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Google has been working with its quantum computer for several years now, and finally has results that prove the D-Wave 2 can perform certain calculations up to a hundred million times faster than existing conventional computers. That kind of performance gain is only possible if the system is actually performing quantum computing.

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Quantum dots, OLED go head-to-head in 65-inch DisplayMate shootout

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LG’s OLED and Samsung’s quantum dot LCDs go head-to-head in this latest match-up — can OLED finally prove itself after more than a decade of promises?

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Intel to invest $50 million in quantum computer research

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Intel has announced that it intends to pump more than $50 million into quantum computing research, in partnership with TU Delft, the Netherlands largest technical university.

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First quantum dot monitor to hit US retail shelves this summer

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We’ve been hearing a bit more about quantum dot technology lately, and now Phillips has released the world’s first quantum dot monitor.

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Google begins developing its own quantum computer chips, to prepare for the future

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Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence team, not content with merely sharing a D-Wave kinda-quantum computer with NASA, has announced that it will now be designing and building its own quantum computer chips. Rather than start from scratch, Google will absorb UC Santa Barbara’s quantum computing group, which recently created a superconducting five-qubit array that shows promise for scaling up to larger, commercial systems. Google, probably just behind IBM, now appears to be one of quantum computing’s largest commercial interests.

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D-Wave confirmed as the first real quantum computer by new research

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New research suggests that D-Wave’s quantum computer really is performing quantum computing — and that future generations will show the performance gains that theoretical models predict.

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