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Black Holes, Curved Spacetime and Quantum Computing

Rotating black holes and computers that use quantum-mechanical phenomena to process information are topics that have fascinated science lovers for …

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15 Things Everyone Should Know About Quantum Computing

Any discussion of quantum computing feels like a quantum leap into a sci-fi realm. Make no mistake. We are on the cusp of computer technology that defies logic. Today, the transistors in computers are as small as we can make them with existing technology. So, computer innovators began to seek …

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Could Quantum Networking Be The Next Big (IT) Thing?

In the past, I’ve written about intent-based networking and its capability to ensure a higher level of security through artificial intelligence (AI), predictive analysis, automation and orchestration. You can find the article here, if interested. I recently had the opportunity to visit the AT&T …

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IBM Edges Closer to Quantum Supremacy with 50-Qubit Processor

“We have successfully built a 20-qubit and a 50-qubit quantum processor that works,” Dario Gil, IBM’s vice president of science and solutions, told …

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Essential quantum computer component downsized by two orders of magnitude

Qubits, or quantum bits, are the key building blocks at the heart of every quantum computer. In order to perform a computation, signals are directed …

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Why This New Quantum Computing Startup Has a Real Shot at Beating Its Competition - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>Why This New Quantum Computing Startup Has a Real Shot at Beating Its Competition<p>A startup called …

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IBM claims 'quantum supremacy' over Google with 50-qubit processor

IBM researcher Edwin Pednault was doing the dishes one evening when he came to the realization that qubits are a lot like the bristles of a scrubbing brush. What he dubbed as a “seemingly inconsequential moment” became the basis of a fault-tolerance theory which makes the 50-qubit quantum computer …

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Startup QCI raises $18M to build the world's first useful quantum computers

With any new technology it’s inevitable that a bunch of startups will emerge at the cutting edge to challenge more established players, and it’s no …

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Physicists mix waves on superconducting qubits

Physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and Royal Holloway, University of London, have demonstrated an effect known as …

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Overview<p>The main objective of this two-day workshop is to start a dialog within the nuclear physics community about quantum computing and its …

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IBM Surpasses The Quantum Supremacy With 50 Qubits Quantum Processor

IBM has proven once again to be the leader in the computer industry and research. This time, in the race of quantum computing, the company has …

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Race for quantum supremacy hits theoretical quagmire

It’s far from obvious how to tell whether a quantum computer can outperform a classical one, says Philip Ball.<p>Quantum supremacy might sound ominously …

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IDC predicts 55% of China's economy to be digital by 2021 - Business

Fifty percent of the global gross domestic product will derive from the digital economy, with the percentage in China to potentially hit 55 percent, …

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IBM Q Upgrades Quantum Cloud Computing Offering to 20-Qubit System

The Story:<p>Technology major IBM announced in a press release that it will put 20-qubit quantum computers into service for its early-access clients as …

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17-qubit chips have officially arrived, and so begins the quantum revolution

The Road to Quantum Computing<p>Scientists have been working for years to make quantum computing a reality, and if progress made in 2017 is anything to …

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IBM outlines 50 qubit quantum computing prototype

IBM continues to make strides in its effort to commercialize quantum computing.<p>IBM said it is advancing on its efforts to commercialize quantum …

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Quantum computers take a step forward with a 50-qubit prototype

Bit by qubit, scientists are edging closer to the realm where quantum computers will reign supreme.<p>IBM is now testing a prototype quantum processor …

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IBM will make 20-qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service by end of 2017 and unveils 50-qubit quantum computing prototype

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IBM says it's reached milestone in quantum computing

IBM has announced a milestone in its race against Google and other big tech firms to build a powerful quantum computer.<p>Dario Gil, who leads IBM's quantum computing and artificial intelligence research division, said Friday that the company's scientists have successfully built and measured a …

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Microsoft bets on quantum computing to crack the world's toughest problems

Microsoft is working on what it hopes could become a quantum computer -- one capable of helping the world solve intractable issues such as climate …

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Ion qubits offer early glimpse of quantum error detection

Computers based on quantum physics promise to solve certain problems much faster than their conventional counterparts. By utilizing qubits—which can …

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Volkswagen and Google to bring quantum computing benefits to cars

Computers have changed cars at least as much as they’ve changed our daily lives, but a new partnership between Google and Volkswagen could transform transportation further still: The two are collaborating on how to apply quantum computing to solving some fundamental car-related problems, including …

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Who owns the future of quantum computing?

Quantum computing could be the key to a brighter future for humanity, taking the meaning of information processing to a whole new level.The nascent …

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Volkswagen and Google Partner on Quantum Computing for Traffic Management, Materials Science

The collaboration is limited to research, for now.<p>Volkswagen<p>Stephen EdelsteinView Stephen Edelstein's Articles<p>twitter.com/SAEdelstein<p>The Volkswagen …

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We will be focusing on Quantum Computing: Nadella - Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was recently in India to promote his new book ‘Hit Refresh’. During his tour he touched upon a bunch of topics including …

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Volkswagen and Google announce plans to team up on quantum computing research

German automaker <b>Volkswagen</b> and <b>Google</b> have announced plans to cooperate in exploring possible uses in the auto industry for quantum computers.<p>The …

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A CAPTCHA Killer is Coming. It's a Major Threat To Your Online Security

Another blow to the status quo.<p>A core security mechanism that keeps us all safe online is likely to fail within the next few years. This could cause a massive rekeying of websites and big shifts in how we approach online security. It also signals a new wave of Artificial Intelligence systems that …

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VW, Google announce quantum computing partnership

The German automaker and the tech juggernaut will focus on traffic optimization, artificial intelligence and EV battery development.<p>Volkswagen and Google are teaming up on quantum computing, with the goal of creating smarter cars and better infrastructure. The two goliaths plan to focus on three …

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IBM Just Simulated the Biggest Quantum Computer to Date—What That Means for the Field

Google was in poll position to win the race for quantum supremacy, the point at which a quantum computer can do things a conventional one can’t. But …

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