Science Oct 23

A handout picture from October 2019 shows a component of Google's Quantum Computer in the Santa Barbara lab, California, U.S. Photo by Google / Handout via REUTERS
Google claims quantum computing milestone. IBM pushes back.

Google said it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research, saying an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years.

Nation Aug 08

IBM Researchers develop processor modeled after the human brain

Using the same kind of silicon used to make traditional computer chips, the “neurosynaptic processor” is designed to distribute various computing functions associated with memory storage and communicating across more than 4,000 individual cores. When linked together, the chips…