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Quantum computing is neither dead or alive
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Monday, 05 September 2022 11:56

Quantum computing is neither dead or alive


Oxford quantum physicist dismisses it as a financial bubble waiting to burst

Oxford quantum physicist Nikita Gourianov has dismissed the quantum computing industry as a financial bubble waiting to burst when people realise that the tech is not ready yet.

Fujitsu will launch first quantum computer next year
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Will it run Crysis?

Fujitsu is carrying out some quantum Jujutsu and will release its first commercial 64-qubit quantum computer.

Software improvements keep quantum cats at bay
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Potentially dead or alive in the water for now

It seems that there is life in conventional computing yet as a better-written algorithm bested Google’s Sycamore quantum computer.

Aussie boffins come up with a quantum integrated circuit
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Never mind the quantum cats we need drop bears


Aussie boffins in Sydney have demonstrated a quantum integrated circuit made up of just a few atoms made from kangaroos which are potentially dead or fair dinkum.

Boffins use teleportation to build quantum network
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No word on Tom Riker 

Boffins at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have made the first steps towards a quantum internet by using quantum teleportation to send data across three physical locations.

IBM wants to make quantum supercomputers
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Wednesday, 11 May 2022 11:52

IBM wants to make quantum supercomputers


The plan is potentially alive and dead

IBM is ready to expand quantum technology into supercomputing – a gift for Bond villains everywhere.

Aussies put quantum randomness online
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Tuesday, 26 April 2022 11:32

Aussies put quantum randomness online


At least to AWS customers

The Australian National University (ANU) is putting its ANU Quantum Numbers (AQN) online random number generator has been launched on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.

Encryption outfit might have talked up its quantum claims
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Former employees say the tech is a bit pants

Arqit says its encryption system can't be broken by quantum computers, but former employees and people outside the company question the relevance of its technology.

Bejing sets new record for quantum secure direct communication
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Quantum Message flung over 102.2 km

Researchers in Beijing have set a new quantum secure direct communication (QSDC) world record of 102.2 km (64 miles), smashing the previous mark of 18 km (11 miles).

US Department of Defense fears quantum cats
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Tsar Putin and his Chinese chums might call in the moggies

David Spirk, the chief data officer for America's Department of Defense, is rather worried about the potential of quantum computers to crack encryption on sensitive data.