Quantum Machines Fast-Tracks first patent

Quantum Machines, a startup developing the next generation of control and operation systems for quantum computers, raised $5.5 million in seed financing in November 2017, filed a Track 1 (Priority Examination) patent application in January…

D-wave sets up in Germany

D-Wave Systems announced that it will house its first Leap quantum cloud-based system outside of North America at the Forschungszentrum J√ºlich Supercomputing Center in J√ºlich, Germany. Forschungszentrum J√ºlich, their government and…

Honeywell, IonQ, Quantum Circuits create the hardware, Microsoft the software. Sound familiar?

Microsoft has gone into partnership with Honeywell, IonQ and Quantum Circuits for quantum computing services. The latter companies will provide access to their quantum computing hardware through Microsoft's Azure cloud platform.…

Barclays, IBM demonstrates trade-clearing algorithm

Barclays and IBM researchers have tested a quantum computing algorithm for securities transaction trading. The algorithm was applied to transaction settlement for ensuring the integrity of trades in securities. Transaction settlement is…

Will the quantum economy change your business?

It depends. TechCrunch's Daniel Coldewey gives us three main points to assuage our fears about quantum computing entering everyday businesses but maybe he missed the bus.  VW's MAN bus, that is. Coldewey's first point is that it will…

VW picks D-W(ave) to navigate the bus

VW Group has picked a D-Wave quantum computer to crunch the data for the world's first pilot project for traffic optimization. The experiment, to be done in Lisbon, Portugal in November during the WebSummit technology conference, will use…

Google claims quantum supremacy; IBM says “not so fast”

Google says it's quantum processor, Sycamore, performed a truly random-number generation in 200 seconds and that same task would take about 10,000 years for a state-of-the-art supercomputer to execute. IBM has pushed back, saying Google…

The Disruption of Cryptocurrency by Quantum Computing is Coming: What Can We Expect to See?

Quantum computers (QCs) are on their way to being readily available in the next few decades. QCs pose many threats to the cryptocurrency world since they will be able to run algorithms at lightning speeds compared to the PCs of today,…

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