IBM just announced a 50-qubit quantum computer

By Dom Galeon  In Brief Earlier today, IBM announced a 50-quantum bit (qubit) quantum computer, the largest in the industry so far. As revolutionary as this development is, IBM’s 50-qubit machine is still far from a universal quantum computer. Setting New Heights At the IEEE Industry Summit on the Future of Computing in Washington D.C. […]

Can a powerful new quantum computer convince skeptics of its worth?

The quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has announced that its latest device features twice the computing capacity of its previous model, which it claims makes it incredibly fast compared to conventional hardware. But even so, the company still faces a struggle in convincing parts of the scientific community of its worth. D-Wave’s new 2000Q quantum […]