Sussex study enables predicting computational power of early quantum computers

Angelena Iglesia

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  • University of Sussex quantum physicists have developed an algorithm which helps early quantum computers to perform calculations most efficiently
  • The team used their model to calculate the expected computational power of early quantum computers
  • Their research highlights a fundamental advantage of the ‘trapped ion’ approach over other methods

Quantum physicists at the University of Sussex have created an algorithm that speeds up the rate of calculations in the early quantum computers which are currently being developed. They have created a new way to route the ions – or charged atoms – around the quantum computer to boost the efficiency of the calculations.

The Sussex team have shown how calculations in such a quantum computer can be done most efficiently, by using their new ‘routing algorithm’. Their

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Global Computer-Aided Design Software Market Segmentation Application, Technology & Market Analysis Research Report to 2026

Angelena Iglesia

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The Computer-Aided Design Software Market report detects several key companies of the industry. It helps the reader understand the strategies and collaborations that players are expert in combat competition within the market. The report provides a big microscopic look into the Computer-Aided Design Software industry. The reader can identify the footprints of the manufacturers by knowing

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Nonprofit seeks computers, accessories to bridge technology gap for students

Angelena Iglesia

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How Apple’s battle with Epic Games could affect hundreds of other games beyond Fortnite

Angelena Iglesia

  • The escalating battle between Apple and Epic Games has already resulted in Fortnite being unavailable to download on phones around the world. 
  • But if Apple disables Epic’s developer account, then the company won’t be able to maintain the Unreal Engine for iPhones and other Apple computers, which Epic sees as an “existential threat.”
  • Investors believe that the potential of the Unreal Engine and its ubiquity is a large part of Epic Games’ $17.3 billion valuation. 



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The escalating battle between Apple and Epic Games has already made it impossible for iPhone users around the world to download Fortnite. 

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But if the war between the two companies continues, it could affect hundreds of other games, Epic said in a legal filing on Monday. It described Apple’s actions as an “existential threat.”

If Apple disables Epic’s developer account, then the company won’t be able to maintain the

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How to capture a screenshot on your Acer computer in 3 different ways

Angelena Iglesia



a woman sitting at a table: There are several different ways to take a screenshot on your Acer computer. Tom Werner/Getty Images


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Knowing how to take screenshots is an invaluable skill for any internet user. It might sound advanced, but the process of taking a screenshot is quite simple once you know how.

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There are many different ways to take a screenshot on Acer laptops and devices, so there’s bound to be a method that works for you. Here are three ways to take a screenshot on your Acer computer using Windows.

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How to take a screenshot on Acer using the Print Screen method, if you have Windows 7

The Print Screen method is usually the fastest and easiest way to take screenshots, but the downside is that

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Amazon’s Braket Quantum Cloud Service Now Open For Business

Angelena Iglesia

Since late 2019, Amazon Braket has been in private preview. However, Amazon AWS recently announced its general availability. Customers can purchase quantum computing services directly from the Amazon Braket platform.

Amazon named the service after a standard quantum notation called Bra–ket that was created in the late 1930s by Paul Dirac, a famous theoretical physicist.

Braket is a fully managed AWS service that provides a mostly technology-agnostic environment. It offers customers the capability to design, develop, test, and run their quantum algorithms. Braket also offers simulated quantum computers that use Amazon EC2 computing resources and can simulate up to 34 qubits for testing and troubleshooting algorithms.

For now, the service is currently available in the following AWS regions: US East (N. Virginia), US West (N. California), and US West (Oregon).  

Quantum processors

Braket offers a choice of three different quantum hardware technologies.

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What Is Quantum Supremacy And Quantum Computing? (And How Excited Should We Be?)

Angelena Iglesia

In 2019, Google announced with much fanfare that it had achieved “quantum supremacy” –the point at which a quantum computer can perform a task that would be impossible for a conventional computer (or would take so long it would be entirely impractical for a conventional computer).

To achieve quantum supremacy, Google’s quantum computer completed a calculation in 200 seconds that Google claimed would have taken even the most powerful supercomputer 10,000 years to complete. IBM loudly protested this claim, stating that Google had massively underestimated the capacity of its supercomputers (hardly surprising since IBM also has skin in the quantum computing game). Nonetheless, Google’s announcement was hailed as a significant milestone in the quantum computing journey.

But what exactly is quantum computing?

Not sure what quantum computing is? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In very

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Is FormFactor (FORM) Stock Outpacing Its Computer and Technology Peers This Year?

Angelena Iglesia

Investors interested in Computer and Technology stocks should always be looking to find the best-performing companies in the group. FormFactor (FORM) is a stock that can certainly grab the attention of many investors, but do its recent returns compare favorably to the sector as a whole? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of FORM and the rest of the Computer and Technology group’s stocks.

FormFactor is a member of our Computer and Technology group, which includes 605 different companies and currently sits at #5 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank gauges the strength of our 16 individual sector groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups.

The Zacks Rank is a proven system that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions, highlighting a variety of stocks that are displaying the right characteristics

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Is Amkor Technology (AMKR) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Angelena Iglesia

The Computer and Technology group has plenty of great stocks, but investors should always be looking for companies that are outperforming their peers. Amkor Technology (AMKR) is a stock that can certainly grab the attention of many investors, but do its recent returns compare favorably to the sector as a whole? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of AMKR and the rest of the Computer and Technology group’s stocks.

Amkor Technology is one of 605 individual stocks in the Computer and Technology sector. Collectively, these companies sit at #5 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different groups, measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the sector to gauge the strength of each group.

The Zacks Rank is a proven system that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions, highlighting a variety of stocks

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Computer Definition & Meaning | What is a Computer?

Angelena Iglesia

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A computer is a programmable machine. The two principal characteristics of a computer are: It responds to a specific set of instructions in a well-defined manner and it can execute a prerecorded list of instructions (a program).

Modern Computers Defined

Modern computers are electronic and digital. The actual machinery wires, transistors, and circuits is called hardware; the instructions and data are called software.

All general-purpose computers require the following hardware components:

In addition to these components, many others make it possible for the basic components to work together efficiently. For example, every computer requires a bus that transmits data from one part of the computer to another.

Computer Classification: By Size and Power

Most people associate a personal computer (PC) with the phrase computer.  A PC is a small and relatively inexpensive computer designed for an individual

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