Quantum Computing

Microsoft teams up with major universities to build the first scalable quantum computer

Microsoft is pushing topological qubit research to help realise physical quantum computers.<p>Microsoft has signed a major multi-year partnership with …

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China to launch unhackable quantum messaging service

China is preparing to launch a communications system that would be impossible to hack.<p>The quantum communication system is set to be used by 200 users from government, finance and military personal in the city of Jinan.<p>The Jinan Institute of Quantum Technology said the technology, which was tested …

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Designing Computer Software of the Future

Quantum computers of the future hold promise for solving complex problems more quickly than ordinary computers. For example, they can factor large …

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Quantum computing building blocks

For decades scientists have known that a quantum computer—a device that stores and manipulates information in quantum objects such as atoms or …

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Sydney University banks on quantum leaps as Microsoft inks major tie-up

Imagine designing a solar cell that maximises the capture of the sun's rays, or a battery that minimises energy waste. Or new drugs to tackle …

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Microsoft deepens University of Sydney quantum research partnership | ZDNet

Microsoft has beefed up its efforts to commercialise quantum computing, giving the university funding for new equipment, staff, and talent, as …

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U.S. Looks to Quantum Science to Beat China in Supercomputing Race

The goal: An exascale system capable of performing one quintillion calculations per second<p>The U.S. government is turning to quantum computing, a cutting-edge technology that harnesses the power of quantum mechanics, in an effort to beat China as the world leader in supercomputing. Quantum computing …

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China aims to become global AI leader by 2030 | ZDNet

The Chinese government has laid out a three-step blueprint to make the country the number one artificial intelligence hub globally.<p>China's top …

Artificial Intelligence

NSW government launches $26 million quantum computing fund

The NSW government is weighing into the global battle to build a quantum computer with a $26 million fund for quantum computing initiatives.<p>The fund …

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First 51-Qubit Quantum Computer Using Cold Atoms Announced In Moscow

Quantum computers hold much promise to revolutionize the computing power of machines, leaving behind the classical computing technology when it comes …

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World first as Chinese scientists communicate without sending any data, revolution in computing beckons

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Being able to communicate without sending any data, and without using any particles as intermediaries, sounds impossible but …

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Quantum Computing Would Make Today’s Encryption Obsolete - Bloomberg

Quantum computing offers processing power so vast it may soon make today’s supercomputers look as crude as 1980s PCs. There’s a downside—the …

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Keeping secrets from cloud

When the first quantum computers are realised, they will be room-sized, super-cooled and incredibly expensive. Most of the organisations wanting to …

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A Tour Inside IBM's New Bluemix Garage

We got a look at IBM's newly opened Bluemix Garage in SoHo, with tech demos on blockchain, Watson, machine learning, IBM's new Z Server, and …

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Quantum Computing Is Coming for Your Data | Backchannel

<b>The news that disturbed my digital life</b> came two years ago in a snail mail letter strewn with phrases like “malicious cyber intrusion” and “identity …

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Google wants to get devs to embrace quantum computing

Google wants developers and scientists to build tools and write code for its quantum computer, and is making its high-powered platform available …

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The strange topology that is reshaping physics

Topological effects might be hiding inside perfectly ordinary materials, waiting to reveal bizarre new particles or bolster quantum computing.<p>Charles …

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New Spintronics Material Could Advance Quantum Computing

Scientists have recently created a new spintronics material called bismuthene, which has similar properties to that of graphene. Because it works at …

Engineering

Google’s Quantum Computing Push Opens New Front in Cloud Battle - Bloomberg

For years, Google has poured time and money into one of the most ambitious dreams of modern technology: building a working quantum computer. Now the …

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Report: Google offering AI researchers quantum computer access to drive app development

Quantum computing is still in its infancy, but Google has plans to drive the development of applications and tools for the technology by offering researchers access to hardware. In the long-term, Google wants to offer a quantum computing service alongside its other cloud products.<p>Slides obtained by</i> …

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Google to offer researchers access to quantum computing cloud

Bloomberg reports that Alphabet’s Google (GOOG, GOOGL) will offer researchers and academics free access to its quantum machinery cloud service.<p>Google …

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Report: Google takes steps to commercialize quantum computing | ZDNet

Google is reportedly giving researchers access to its quantum computers with the ultimate aim of using quantum computing for cloud services.<p>Google is …

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Google wants to sell quantum computing in the cloud

Whether or not you believe Google has honest-to-goodness quantum computers, the bigger problem is their limited access: they're largely off-limits outside of the company itself. That could change sooner than you think, though. <i>Bloomberg</i> sources understand that Google is gearing up toward using its …

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Google Researcher Tackles Quantum Computing’s Thorniest Problems

Google team addresses fault tolerance and the delicate nature of the qubit<p>A research scientist at Alphabet Inc.’s Google is working to solve two of the most pressing challenges of quantum computing, a field that is making rapid advances and could soon begin solving problems that are currently out …

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Kolkata based Srei looking to acquire quantum communication technology from Russia

Kolkata-based Srei Infrastructure Finance is currently exploring acquisition of Russian technology emerging from research at the frontiers of science …

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While a Long Way Away, Quantum Checks Could Be Forgery-Proof

Quantum Checks<p>Checks might not sound like a very high-tech option for sending money safely, but thanks to quantum computing, they may one day be …

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1QBit Seeks to Fill Quantum Computing’s Software Void

There are no widely adopted, purpose-built programming languages for quantum computers, which poses one more challenge for pioneering users such as Dow, Biogen<p>Vancouver-based startup 1QBit Information Technologies Inc., working with companies such as The Dow Chemical Co. and Biogen Inc., is …

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Quantum computing moves one step closer with spintronics material creation

Why it matters to you<p>One day electronics will not be able to be made smaller, but sprintronics opens up a way for our devices to continue to become …

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Quantum cheques could be a forgery-free way to move money

A quantum upgrade could make old-fashioned cheques the most secure way to send money. Researchers have proven that quantum computers could in theory …

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6 Practical Examples Of How Quantum Computing Will Change Our World

There’s a reason Google, Microsoft, IBM and governments around the world continue to make significant investments in quantum computing—they are counting on it to change the world by solving problems that are intractable for today’s classical computers.<p>Quantum computers will disrupt every industry. …

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