An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland December 5, 2018. REUTERS

Google parent Alphabet’s earnings dented by spending on cloud business

  • Third-quarter net income was US$10.12 a share while analysts expected US$12.35 a share
Topic |   Google

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An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland December 5, 2018. REUTERS
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A Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFP

Chinese researchers hail Google’s quantum computing breakthrough, call for more funds to catch up to US

  • Chinese researchers working on 50-bit quantum computing technology are expected to achieve ‘quantum superiority’ by the end of next year
  • While Google and Chinese scientists celebrated the breakthrough, American rivals including IBM and Intel cast doubt over the claims
Topic |   Quantum computing

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A Sycamore chip mounted on the printed circuit board during the packaging process. Photo: AFP
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