Aussies come up with new form of quantum computer
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Thursday, 07 September 2017 12:06

Aussies come up with new form of quantum computer


Who needs dead cats when you have a lot of sheep?


Aussie boffins, squatting in the outback, have come up with a new form of quantum computer which does not involve cats and will be dramatically easier and cheaper to produce.

China sends unbreakable cat code from space
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Thursday, 10 August 2017 11:39

China sends unbreakable cat code from space


Uses the power of potentially dead or alive cats


China has managed to harness the power of cats who may or may not be dead to send an unbreakable quantum code from space.

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”
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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.