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The future of computing?

Google says it has achieved quantum supremacy - with ground-breaking new technology. The claim is disputed, but scientists say it's a moment like the start of powered flight.

Google says it has achieved quantum supremacy - with ground-breaking new technology. The claim is disputed, but scientists say it's a moment like the start of powered flight. Also in this edition: challenges to the system in Lebanon and Chile; the significance of the king of Thailand sacking his official concubine; and the issues at stake in the row over basketball, free speech, China, Hong Kong, money, and the United States.
(Picture: Google boss Sundar Pichai and colleague Daniel Sank with a Google quantum computer.
Credit: Reuters)

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