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Panaflex writes "D-Wave systems announced general availability for it's 128 qubit adiabatic quantum machine just two weeks ago, and reports of it's first sale to Lockheed Martin have come out." Link to Original Source
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Panaflex writes "The quantum computer has arrived, maybe. Today, D-Wave systems made good and demonstrated the Orion 16 qbit machine at the Computer History Museum.
They demoed three problems — Protein matching, a classic seating arrangement problem, and a 9x9 Sodoku puzzle solver — which all demoed nicely. Some of the reaction is cautiosly optimistic and some is downright skeptical. It's still not proven to be a "true" QC — as it's based on a adiabatic design CPU manufactured in niobium and aluminum. D-Wave plans on improving the qbits to 1024 in two years, allowing public testing via the internet, and having it's first sale by mid 2008."