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Key component to scale up quantum computing

A team at the University of Sydney and Microsoft, in collaboration with Stanford University in the US, has miniaturised a component that is essential for the scale-up of quantum computing. The work constitutes the first practical application of a new phase of matter, first discovered in 2006, the so-called topological insulators.

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Elon Musk says he has ‘verbal approval’ to build New York-DC hyperloop

Elon Musk in 90 Seconds New York to DC in half an hour. Elon Musk — the serial entrepreneur who heads Tesla (TSLA), SpaceX and now The Boring Company — says he “just received verbal [government] approval” to build a new underground hyperloop network that can shuttle commuters between the two citie…