"It sounds preposterous, particularly to those familiar with the yes/no world of conventional computing. But academic researchers and scientists at companies like Microsoft, I.B.M. and Hewlett-Packard have been working to develop quantum computers.Lockheed Martin Harnesses Quantum Technology - NYTimes.com
Now, Lockheed Martin — which bought an early version of such a computer from the Canadian company D-Wave Systems two years ago — is confident enough in the technology to upgrade it to commercial scale, becoming the first company to use quantum computing as part of its business."
Friday, March 22, 2013
Lockheed Martin Harnesses Quantum Technology - NYTimes.com