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.
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.
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.
Secretive London-based company specializes in combining machine learning to build general-purpose learning algorithms.
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.
The search giant's new Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab will be home to a new supercomputer from D-Wave Systems.
D-Wave Systems gets more cash, but it's still in experimental mode and continues to have some skeptics.
Photonics. Nanotech. Quantum computing. Those fields may--or may not--be the keys to the future of integrated-circuit process technology.