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IBM launches a quantum computer as a cloud service

IBM launches a quantum computer as a cloud service

Every current computer, tablet or smartphone uses processors. They may have different architectures, but they all share the fact they’re made with silicon. Data is processed as a series of 0 and 1, corresponding to off and on states of tiny transistors inside the chips. To give you an idea of how small these transistors are, inside a modern day chip there can be billions of them. That’s how binary computers work, through the bit, but today IBM made a quantum computer available through the web as a cloud service to give a taste of its power to the public… and it’s not quite your average consumer device. Read More…

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