Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sun 23rd Jan 2011 17:30 UTC, submitted by fran
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Scientists from Oxford University have made a significant step towards an ultrafast quantum computer by successfully generating 10 billion bits of quantum entanglement in silicon for the first time -- entanglement is the key ingredient that promises to make quantum computers far more powerful than conventional computing devices."
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Niche product?
by Innominandum on Sun 23rd Jan 2011 17:52 UTC
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It's my understanding that the applications for quantum computing are pretty specific, and it's unlikely we will have these machines in our homes? And our cryptography will be woefully broken?

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