D-Wave’s new hybrid solver gives application developers the ability to switch from binary variables, like 0 or 1, to a quadratic model, like red, yellow, and blue.
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A Canadian quantum computing firm D-Wave announced on Tuesday it is commercialising its next-generation system Advantage, built for businesses.
The company’s computer is already being used, via its cloud, by some corporations to build and run applications for their operations.
D-Wave is taking another step, and making Advantage generally available to other businesses through its cloud platform Leap. The system is made of more than 5000 qubits, which is more than double the count of processing units in its earlier D-Wave’s 2000Q machine.
(Qubit are processing units in a quantum system, just like bits are in a conventional computer.)
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