Intel announced a new chip called “Horse Ridge”, designed to shrink the equipment needed to control quantum computers to the teacup saucer size. It hopes to make its quantum computers more practical to produce in the future.
Intel has two quantum efforts, each examining a different way of building the core of a quantum computer. Lately, quantum computers have drawn the interest of major technology companies like Google, IBM, Microsoft, etc. In October, researchers at Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOGL.O) mentioned about creating a system which can outpace conventional computers.
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