Microsoft to build 'quantum supercomputer' within a decade

Says quantum computing must move from 'noisy physical qubits' to 'reliable logical qubits'

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Microsoft anticipates building a quantum supercomputer within a decade
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Microsoft anticipates building a quantum supercomputer within a decade

After announcing an initial breakthrough towards a quantum supercomputer last month, Microsoft estimates that it will be able to construct its own in less than ten years. The company categorises...

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