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Supercomputing

Submission + - quantum computation with 2 superconducting qubits (physorg.com)

stijn writes: "Researchers at Delft University of Technology have succeeded in carrying out calculations with two quantum bits, the building blocks of a possible future quantum computer. The Delft researchers are publishing an article about this important step towards a workable quantum computer in this week's issue of Nature."
Google

Submission + - eBay pulls advertising from Google

gounthar writes: After Google decided to organize a Google Checkout Party event the same day as the long expected eBay Live conference in Boston, eBay pulled out its marketing spending from Google. Although this budget estimated at $100m according to the Enquirer represent less than 1% of Google revenues, Google promptly cancelled its party.

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