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IBM unveils its first commercial quantum computer

At CES, IBM today announced its first commercial quantum computer for use outside of the lab. The 20-qubit system combines into a single package the quantum and classical computing parts it takes to use a machine like this for research and business applications. That package, the IBM Q system, is still huge, of course, but...


Congress Passes $1.2 Billion Quantum Computing Bill

Quantum Realm If there’s one thing U.S. politicians can almost unanimously agree on, it’s apparently the importance of quantum computing. On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 348-11 to pass the National Quantum Initiative Act, a bill designed to streamline and accelerate the nation’s quantum...


Scientists Invented A Real-Life Flux Capacitor

Great Scott! A team of physicists just figured out how to make a flux capacitor. No, it’s not a real-life version of what was in the “Back to the Future” franchise (reminder: in the movies, the flux capacitor is the plutonium-powered device that makes time travel possible). While the version proposed by these...


What We’ve Seen So Far at CES 2018

With CES 2018 now in full swing, it's time to explore what Intel, Samsung, Toyota, and other companies have in store for the future of consumer electronics.
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