International Business Times: D-Wave smashes quantum computing record with 1,000 qubit system

Author: 
Anthony Cuthbertson

"Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has unveiled the world's most powerful quantum computer processor, double the size of previous generations used in the ultra-powerful machines.

At 1,000 qubits, the new processor is capable of considering 21000 possibilities simultaneously. To give an idea of the size of such processing capabilities, this new search space considers more possibilities simultaneously than there are particles in the observable universe."  Read the whole article here