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The US to invest over $1B in quantum computing, President Trump signs a law

US President Donald Trump signed a bill called the National Quantum Initiative Act. This is a nation-wide quantum computing plan will establish goals for...

Cirq 0.4.0 released for writing quantum circuits

Cirq is a Python library for writing quantum circuits and running them against quantum computers created by Google. Cirq 0.4.0 is now released and...
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UK researchers build the world’s first quantum compass to overthrow GPS

British researchers have successfully built the world’s first standalone quantum compass, which will act as a replacement for GPS as it allows highly accurate...
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Salesforce’s open sourcing Centrifuge: A library for accelerating JVM restarts

Yesterday, Paymon Teyer, a principal member of Technical Staff at Salesforce, introduced Centrifuge as a library, which is also a framework for scheduling and...
TensorFlow 2.0 is coming.

Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory available first on Google Cloud

On 30th October, Google announced in a blog post the alpha availability of virtual machines with 7TB of total memory utilizing Intel Optane DC...
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Quantum computing – Trick or treat?

Quantum computing uses quantum mechanics in quantum computers to solve a diverse set of complex problems. It uses qubits to store information in parallel...
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Is Atlassian’s decision to forbid benchmarking potentially masking its degrading performance?

Last week, Atlassian software company released their updated ‘Atlassian Software License Agreement’ and their ‘Cloud Terms of Service’, which would be effective from the...
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What is Quantum Entanglement?

Einstein described it as “Spooky action at a distance”. Quantum entanglement is a phenomenon observed in photons where particles share information of their state -...
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Quantum Computing is poised to take a quantum leap with industries and governments on...

“We’re really just, I would say, six months out from having quantum computers that will outperform classical computers in some capacity". -- Joseph Emerson, Quantum...
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Seven wrongs don’t make the one right: Solving a problem with Functional Javascript

Functional Programming has several advantages for better, more understandable and maintainable code. Currently, it's popping up in many languages and frameworks, but let's not...

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Kotlin 1.3.60 released with Kotlin Worksheets, support for the new Kotlin/Native...

Kotlin 1.3.60 was released yesterday with new features, as well as quality and tooling improvements. This release adds support for more Kotlin/Native platforms and...

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