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Technology's holy grail is the development of a \"perfect\" Quantum Computer. Traditional computers recognize information as bits: binary information representing \"On\" or \"Off\" states. A quantum computer uses qubits: operating in superposition, a qubit exists in all states simultaneously -- not just

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February 28, 2012 at 12:00AM
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Notoriously difficult to pin down, electrons have always been free spirits -- until now that is. According to a paper published by science journal Nature, folk at Cambridge University much cleverer than we have tamed single electrons, succeeding in coaxing them directly from point-to-point. The

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Who found ten million dollars to drop on the first commercially available quantum computer? Lockheed Martin, it seems, as the aerospace defense contractor has just begun a \"multi-year contract\" with the quantum annealing experts at D-Wave to develop... nothing that they're ready or willing to pub

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Whether or not D-Wave has actually built a quantum computer is still a matter of debate (though, a study authored by the company and published in Nature claims to prove its success) but, whatever it is these crafty Canadians have created, you can order one now and start crunching qubits with aban

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