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Google quantum computer lab to study artificial intelligence

The search giant's new Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab will be home to a new supercomputer from D-Wave Systems.

By May 16, 2013

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IBM claims huge strides in quantum computing

With its latest research, Big Blue says it's reached device performance close to the minimum requirements for implementing a "practical quantum computer." But many hurdles remain.

By February 27, 2012

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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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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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Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Einstein is wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement.

By May 29, 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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Molybdenite microchip could be more flexible than silicon

Swiss researchers have made a prototype microchip using a substance called molybdenite, which could prove to be a rival to both silicon and graphene.

By December 6, 2011

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Nobel-winning super-thin screens will be on phones next year, says scientist

The transparent, super-strong material that won UK scientists the Nobel last month could be on prototype Samsung mobiles by next summer, according to one of the winners.

By November 12, 2010

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Physicists connect the dots on quantum computing

Researchers at Harvard and Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics make progress on scalable designs for potentially super powerful computers that harness the weird laws of quantum mechanics.

By April 12, 2012

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Single-atom transistor built with precise control

Seeking to keep Moore's Law on pace, researchers have developed a repeatable technique for assembling a single-atom version of the transistor--the building block of semiconductors and computers.

By February 19, 2012