The Canadian company D-Wave released the first ever quantum computer, the D-Wave One. "Yes, you CAN have one", the marketing quote of the company says; they merely neglected to mention the price tag of…

…10.000.000$ USD. Yes, that's -ten million US dollars-. If you cannot afford one, which we suspect that you cannot, do not be disappointed; the 128-qubit processor of the D-Wave One can only handle specific tasks (such as optimization problems) and traditional CPUs will smite it in any common application. We also imagine that it is not a very efficient and/or power friendly machine – the D-Wave One requires liquid helium for cooling.

Source : D-Wave


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