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'Quantum Supremacy': Google Scientists Claim System Can Complete Task in 200 Seconds That Would Take Normal Supercomputer 10,000 Years

9 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

Quantum computers have the potential to perform certain tasks much faster than classical computers, although they are still some way away from being a practical reality.
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Google proclaims ‘quantum supremacy' with new supercomputing breakthrough

Google proclaims ‘quantum supremacy' with new supercomputing breakthrough

9 monthes ago   |   By RT

Google has claimed the mantle of ‘quantum supremacy' after its 53-bit quantum computer named Sycamore took just 200 seconds to perform a calculation that would have taken the world's top supercomputer 10,000 years to crack.
The tech giant made the initial claim back in September, which was fiercely disputed by competitors, but now the company has shown its hand by publishing its research in the journal Nature and on its own blog on Wednesday.
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Google scientists have claimed a massive breakthrough in cutting-edge computing with 'quantum supremacy'

Google scientists have claimed a massive breakthrough in cutting-edge computing with 'quantum supremacy'

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Google scientists have claimed a major breakthrough in superfast computing after running an experiment which appears to demonstrate just how much faster quantum computers would be compared to classical ones.
Quantum computing is complicated, but based on the idea that computers can incorporate aspects of quantum theory. In theory, computational tasks can be carried out exponentially faster by quantum computers than by classical computers. This is known as quantum supremacy.
Google's scientists tested a 54-qubit processor named Sycamore, and it performed a target computation in 200 seconds...
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