Uses the power of potentially dead or alive cats
China has managed to harness the power of cats who may or may not be dead to send an unbreakable quantum code from space.
1,200 kilometres without needing a cat
Chinese boffins have sent intertwined quantum particles from a satellite to ground stations separated by 1,200 kilometres, smashing the previous world record and not needing a cat to work.
Cool for potentially dead or alive cats
Software king of the world Microsoft has some rather cool quantum computing plans which involves rather a lot of ice.
Down to a few years away.
Biggish Blue has said that it will build and sell commercial 50-qubit universal quantum computers, dubbed IBM Q, "in the next few years."
Step closer to cat-friendly quantum computers
Australian boffins have come up with a better qubit which makes quantum computers more likely.
A bit like Vista only using cats
Software king of the world, Microsoft is building a quantum computer which, in addition to potentially dead and alive cats, features parts which physicists are not sure actually exist.
Doubles the number of qubits without increasing the number of cats
D-Wave Systems, which claims to make the world’s first quantum computer, today announced details of its most advanced quantum computing system, featuring a new 2000-qubit processor and no extra potentually dead or alive cats.
Birth control to Ginger Tom
China appears to be investing in a huge number of potentially dead or alive cats as it builds one of the world's biggest wireless quantum networks.
Is Steve Balmer dead, alive or both?
Software giant Microsoft is focusing a lot of its R&D money on quantum computing.
Made from two types of Calcium and no cats
Researchers at Oxford University have created a ‘hybrid’ logic gate using two isotopes of calcium, the abundant isotope calcium-40 and the rare isotope calcium-43.