Quantum Computing

Launching Open Source Initiatives Is the Next Battleground In Quantum Computing

At a time when tech giants are ploughing millions of dollars in quantum computing and are striving ahead with breakthroughs, Google, Microsoft and …

Quantum Physics

The quantum meltdown of encryption

The world stands at the cusp of one of the greatest breakthroughs in information technology. Huge leaps forward in all fields of computer science, from data analysis to machine learning, will result from this breakthrough. But like all of man’s technological achievements, from the combustion engine …

Blockchain

We’re a tiny step closer to quantum computers: Chinese scientists managed to entangle 18 qubits

18 qubits<p>Qubits are the essential components of quantum computers. While bits have two states, 0 and 1, qubits also have a third, mixed state. But scientists still have to figure out a way to link them in large quantities to be able to create the hardware for super-fast computers.<p>Published July 20, …

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Google's New Cirq Project Aims To Make Quantum Computers Actually Useful

A Hofstadter butterfly, a pattern describing how electrons behave in a magnetic field that’s been simulated by Google researchers. (Graphic: …

Quantum Physics

Kitchener startup claims quantum computing breakthrough

Quantum Benchmark has developed software that finds and suppresses errors in the calculations performed by quantum computers<p>News12:00 AM by Terry …

Quantum Physics

The science behind 'Ant-Man' — Did they really just put 'quantum' in front of everything?

<i>Ant-Man and the Wasp</i> is the latest Marvel superhero film to hit multiplexes this summer. And while there are the requisite car chases, fight scenes …

Marvel Universe

Australia's first computer finds new home at Scienceworks

<b>MELBOURNE</b><b>.-</b> Scienceworks has welcomed one of the most important pieces of Australian innovation, CSIRAC (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial …

PC Gaming

Bye Bye, Lula Rides | Meet the HBS-Born Fintech Startup in This Summer's Y Combinator Program

In The Know<p>The Inno stories you need to read today.<p>Elsewhere in Inno<p>Stories from around the Inno network we think you’ll dig.<p>Making Moves<p>Inside the …

Boston

World-first program to stop hacking by supercomputers

Dr Joseph Liu has devised a world-first algorithm that can thwart digital attacks from supercomputers.<p>IT experts at Monash University have devised …

Supercomputers

Gate-controlled quantum dots and superconductivity in planar germanium

Article |<p>Open | Published: 19 July 2018<p>N. W. Hendrickx ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4224-7418,<br>• D. P. Franke,<br>• A. Sammak,<br>• M. Kouwenhoven,<br>• D. Sabbagh ORCID: …

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Sydney conferences seal city’s global quantum computing reputation

Australia – and Sydney in particular – cemented its global reputation as a quantum computing powerhouse this week, by hosting two major international …

Quantum Physics

Google Cirq and the New World of Quantum Programming

The race for quantum computing dominance is on with four protagonists: IBM, Microsoft, Alibaba and Google. Whereas most of the attention in the …

Quantum Physics

Physics treasure hidden in a wallpaper pattern

An international team of scientists has discovered a new, exotic form of insulating material with a metallic surface that could enable more efficient …

Princeton University

Complexity & Quantum Computing

<b>QUESTION:</b> Do you think that quantum computing will really change the world and is it feasible in our lifetime?FD<b>REPLY:</b> Quantum Computing is the first …

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Google Partners With Zapata on Open-Source Quantum Computing Effort

Zapata Computing, a Harvard University spinout developing software to enable quantum computers, said Wednesday it’s working with Google to advance …

Quantum Physics

Quantum computing supremacy would be a ‘digital nuclear bomb,’ Rep. McCaul says

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee minced no words Wednesday about the ongoing global arms races to develop quantum computing, …

Quantum Physics

Google launches quantum framework Cirq, plans Bristlecone cloud move

Google today launched Cirq, an open source framework for running algorithms on the quantum computers that will be available in the near future.<p>A …

Quantum Physics

Reversing cause and effect is no trouble for quantum computers: Modelling data in reverse offers hints for how the arrow of time emerges

Modelling data in reverse offers hints for how the arrow of time emerges<p>Scientists show that a quantum computer is less in thrall to the arrow of …

National University of Singapore

Quantum computing race: U.S. vs. China

Quantum Physics

Waterloo startup Quantum Benchmark scores a deal with Google

A Canadian startup has received a high-profile boost in its goal to become the go-to service for quantum computer builders seeking to measure and improve the performance of their technology.<p>On Wednesday, tech giant Google LLC announced that it would be integrating software created by Quantum …

Quantum Physics

Radio-Frequency Capacitive Gate-Based Sensing

Author(s): Imtiaz Ahmed, James A. Haigh, Simon Schaal, Sylvain Barraud, Yi Zhu, Chang-min Lee, Mario Amado, Jason W. A. Robinson, Alessandro Rossi, …

Qubits

Demonstration of a Scaling Advantage for a Quantum Annealer over Simulated Annealing

Author(s): Tameem Albash and Daniel A. LidarBenchmarks of a quantum information processor establish, for the first time, an advantage for a quantum …

Algorithms

Google wants to make programming quantum computers easier - MIT Technology Review

Quantum computers are still in their infancy, but builders of the exotic machines want to encourage software developers to experiment with them. …

Computer Science

Silicon Valley in danger of becoming obsolete, famed futurist warns

American technology is on the verge of becoming prehistoric if major companies in Silicon Valley are unable to create the next generation of supercomputers, according to famed futurist and physicist Michio Kaku.<p>“We are going to enter the post-Silicon era … In other words, Silicon Valley could …

Silicon Valley

Chinese scientists broke a quantum computing record

A true quantum computer can potentially transform encryption and cybersecurity, but right now there’s still a long way to go.<p>One thing that needs to …

Quantum Physics

Microsoft created elusive particles to build the world’s most accurate quantum computer Hot

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The most powerful quantum computers in the future will be the ones not necessarily with the most Qubits, but be the ones …

Quantum Physics

Quantum Computing is Schrödinger’s Opportunity

It’s Here, and Not Here at the Same Time<p>In the past few weeks, I’ve ended up learning a little about quantum computing. I’ve enjoyed discussions with …

Quantum Physics

New Canada-Germany agreement to establish quantum computing & machine learning networks

Canadian and German research and private sector organizations sign MOU to establish corresponding networks to facilitate national and international …

Machine Learning

Installation

Cirq is a Python library for writing, manipulating, and optimizing quantum circuits and running them against quantum computers and simulators.<p>Follow …

Materials Science

Stepping Out Of Science Fiction: A History Of Intel Powering AI

I<p>f you’ve ever wondered how the Silicon Valley got its name, then trawl the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office archives for document No. US2981877A. That patent, awarded April 25, 1961, recognizes Robert Noyce as the inventor of the silicon integrated circuit (IC).<p>Integrated circuits forever changed …

Artificial Intelligence