At the Monster Energy Supercross World Finals in Las Vegas, a French racing star marred by controversy has 20 minutes to win a championship bonus worth more than $1 million. But an American racer with nothing to lose hopes to be the spoiler.
After a few quiet years, the hype around quantum computing is reaching a new crescendo. Quantum supremacy now feels like an achievable goal. Among the large tech firms, IBM — and specifically the IBM Q lab — has long been at the forefront of the quantum revolution. Last year, the compa…