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Confirmed, finally: D-Wave quantum computer is sometimes sluggish

The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.

By June 19, 2014

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D-Wave's quantum computer ready for latest demo

This story mischaracterized Scott Aaronson's job and Google's relationship with D-Wave. Aaronson is an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. D-Wave is working with Hartmut Neven, who is a leading expert at Google.

By November 12, 2007

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IBM, Nvidia land $325M supercomputer deal

US Energy Department funds two huge machines that combine IBM and Nvidia chips with Mellanox networking. A further $100 million goes toward making faster next-gen supercomputers.

By November 14, 2014

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Google looks to build quantum computer chips

Google's Quantum AI Lab is developing its own hardware for research into quantum computing and machine learning.

By September 3, 2014

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Microsoft explains quantum computing so even you can understand

Quantum computing may someday blow away today's smartest machines. It's weird and heavy on the physics, but Microsoft thinks you can handle it.

By July 25, 2014

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

By July 9, 2014

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Google reportedly acquires AI company DeepMind for $400M

Secretive London-based company specializes in combining machine learning to build general-purpose learning algorithms.

By January 26, 2014

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NSA working on quantum computer to break any encryption

The spy agency is reportedly in a race to build its own quantum computer to stay ahead of others seeking to own the mother of all decryption machines.

By January 2, 2014

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Google reveals the state of its quantum lab in short film

The multiverse, physicist Richard Feynman, lobsters, and quantum tunneling all make appearances in Google's short documentary about its Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.

By October 10, 2013

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Jeff Bezos' big bets: From Washington Post to candle holders

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' personal acquisition of The Washington Post on Monday represents his largest yet. Find out what else he's invested in.

By August 5, 2013