Google I/O: Search giant expands its quantum computing ambitions with new center

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A Google quantum computer at the company's Santa Barbara research lab. Google has begun moving operations to a larger new campus that will eventually employ hundreds of researchers. Stephen Shankland/CNET Google has begun building a larger new quantum computing research center that will employ hundreds of people, the latest sign that the competition to turn these radical new machines into practical tools is growing more intense. It's in Santa Barbara, California, where Google's first quantum computing lab already employs dozens of researchers and engineers.Operations at the new Google Quantum AI campus, which have already begun with a few initial researchers, will give Google a greater role in...