Chinese networked intertwined quantum particles
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1,200 kilometres without needing a cat


Chinese boffins have sent intertwined quantum particles from a satellite to ground stations separated by 1,200 kilometres, smashing the previous world record and not needing a cat to work.

Microsoft puts quantum computing on ice
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Thursday, 20 April 2017 09:47

Microsoft puts quantum computing on ice


Cool for potentially dead or alive cats 


Software king of the world Microsoft has some rather cool quantum computing plans which involves rather a lot of ice.

IBM speeds up quantum time table
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Tuesday, 07 March 2017 11:34

IBM speeds up quantum time table


Down to a few years away.

Biggish Blue has said that it will build and sell commercial 50-qubit universal quantum computers, dubbed IBM Q, "in the next few years."

Aussies build a better Qubit
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Wednesday, 09 November 2016 11:07

Aussies build a better Qubit


Step closer to cat-friendly quantum computers

Australian boffins have come up with a better qubit which makes quantum computers more likely.

Microsoft working on a Quantum PC which may not work
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A bit like Vista only using cats

Software king of the world, Microsoft is building a quantum computer which, in addition to potentially dead and alive cats, features parts which physicists are not sure actually exist.

D-Wave announces a faster “quantum computer”
Published in News
Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:58

D-Wave announces a faster “quantum computer”


Doubles the number of qubits without increasing the number of cats

D-Wave Systems, which claims to make the world’s first quantum computer, today announced details of its most advanced quantum computing system, featuring a new 2000-qubit processor and no extra potentually dead or alive cats.

China puts quantum cats in space
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Wednesday, 17 August 2016 11:09

China puts quantum cats in space


Birth control to Ginger Tom

China appears to be investing in a huge number of potentially dead or alive cats as it builds one of the world's biggest wireless quantum networks.

Microsoft spending a fortune on Quantum computing
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Is Steve Balmer dead, alive or both?

Software giant Microsoft is focusing a lot of its R&D money on quantum computing.

Oxford boffins create quantum hybrid logic gate
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Made from two types of Calcium and no cats

Researchers at Oxford University have created a ‘hybrid’ logic gate using two isotopes of calcium, the abundant isotope calcium-40 and the rare isotope calcium-43.

Google upgrades its quantum computer
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Wednesday, 30 September 2015 09:27

Google upgrades its quantum computer


Installs a cat flap

Search engine Google is upgrading its quantum computer with a few more potentially alive or dead cats.