Thales And SeQure Quantum Sign Agreement to Boost Their Technologies in The Space Market
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by Matt Swayne
12h ago
Insider Brief Thales signed a memorandum of understanding with SeQure Quantum, a Chilean company specializing in quantum technology for encryption and cryptography. Thales and SeQure Quantum join forces to explore and develop joint strategies, transfer technology and knowledge related to space projects in Chile. The signing occurred during the 23rd edition of International Air and Space Fair (FIDAE). PRESS RELEASE — In an interconnected world, cybersecurity and innovative technologies must be present from the depths of the ocean to the vastness of space and cyberspace. In this context, Thal ..read more
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UK Quantum Developer Says Optimization Advance Could Boost Real-World Uses
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by Matt Swayne
12h ago
Insider Brief Scientists report a new technique for quantum arrays could help unlock new ways to achieve quantum optimization of complex problems. The team says that the control mechanism could lead to different encodings of problems onto an analog quantum computer. The findings stem from a recent paper published in a longstanding collaboration between M Squared and the University of Strathclyde. A recent first-of-its-kind demonstration of “light-shift weighting” of a quantum array by scientists in the UK will help unlock new ways to achieve quantum optimization of complex problems. Us ..read more
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Scientist Says New Quantum Algorithm Can Crack Key PQC Method
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by Matt Swayne
16h ago
Insider Brief A quantum algorithm has been developed that could make some post-quantum cryptological protection methods vulnerable to quantum computers. Yilei Chen reports that he developed a polynomial-time quantum algorithm capable of solving the Learning with Errors (LWE) problem. LWE is a foundational problem in modern cryptography, serving as the basis for various encryption schemes, including those that are considered resistant to attack by quantum computers. We may have entered Post-Post-Quantum Cryptology. Scientists have begun to digest a study recently posted on Cryptology ePrint ..read more
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Guest Post: LMP Education Trust Hosted World Quantum Day 2024 in New Delhi
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by Resonance
18h ago
By LMP Education Trust April 14, 2024, will be remembered as a landmark day in India’s scientific annals, as the LMP Education Trust, Gurugram  proudly hosted World Quantum Day with the theme of “Raising a Quantum Ready Workforce”. The event emphasized the critical need to nurture a skilled workforce adept in harnessing the potential of the quantum revolution. The initiative was spearheaded by the esteemed Prof M M Pant, who is at the forefront of integrating quantum sciences into the fabric of modern technology. The day-long event started at 10:00 AM to welcome a galaxy of distinguished ..read more
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Rigetti and Oxford Instruments Announce Successful Completion of Innovate UK Project to Launch One of The First UK-Based Quantum Computers
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by Matt Swayne
1d ago
Insider Brief A consortium reports their three-year project to build and operate one of the first quantum computers in the UK has been successfully completed. The group included Rigetti UK Limited, Oxford Instruments NanoScience, the Quantum Software Lab at the University of Edinburgh, Phasecraft and Standard Chartered Bank. The overall goal of the Rigetti-led £10 million consortium were to accelerate the commercialization of quantum computing in the UK. Image: The 32-qubit Aspen-class quantum computer was Rigetti’s first system deployed in the UK. Rigetti was joined by Oxford Instruments, U ..read more
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Researchers Rely on Hybrid Quantum-Classical Algorithm to Discover Potential Cancer Drug Treatment
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by Matt Swayne
2d ago
Insider Brief A team of researchers used a Quantum computer to discover cancer drug candidates. The team used a hybrid quantum-classical algorithm to generate a molecule that could inhibit KRAS-mutant cancer genes. KRAS mutations are found in a large percentage of cancers, including lung, pancreatic, and colorectal cancers. PRESS RELEASE — A team of researchers from the University of Toronto, Insilico Medicine and Zapata AI have for the first time used a Quantum computer to discover cancer drug candidates. The challenge was this: find new ways to inhibit KRAS-mutant cancer genes. KRAS ..read more
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‘Three Nines’ Surpassed: Quantinuum Notches Milestones For Hardware Fidelity And Quantum Volume
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by Matt Swayne
2d ago
Insider Brief Quantinuum announced that its ion trap quantum computer is the first commercial quantum computer to reach a 2-qubit gate fidelity of 99.914(3)%. “Three Nines” is a term scientists use to describe a device that reaches a level of fidelity for quantum operations or quantum gates that are correct with a probability of 99.9%. Quantinuum also announced that its Quantum Volume has reached  1,048,576, also referred to as 2^20. If quantum computing was bowling, Quantinuum just rolled another strike. In fact, this spring — when you include advances in quantum volume, logical qubit ..read more
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TQI’s Report Reveals Data Centers’ Use of Quantum Computing to Control Escalating Demand For Computation
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by Matt Swayne
2d ago
Insider Brief The need for high-performance computing is escalating, leading organizations to explore alternative computation methods and resources. Quantum computing’s vast computational potential is attracting many data centers to consider the integration of quantum devices into their own classical computing and supercomputing offerings. The Quantum Insider report “Quantum Data Centers,” available to TQI’s Intelligence Platform subscribers, looks at this emerging trend, focusing on the players, the benefits and the challenges of quantum-enhanced data centers. We are entering a period of p ..read more
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How to grow product through acquisitions?| Nadia Carlsten (Sandbox AQ)
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by Ravi Sundaram
2d ago
Navigating the complex world of deep tech requires a special set of product management skills. From understanding highly technical details to aligning research and engineering teams, deep tech PMs must blend business savvy with scientific expertise. This podcast explores the unique challenges and opportunities of managing products on the cutting edge. Learn how leaders steer emerging technologies from lab to market, handle lengthy development cycles, gain customer insights despite limited data, and sell the promise of innovation. Whether biotech, quantu ..read more
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New Method of Measuring Qubits Promises Ease of Scalability in a Microscopic Package
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by Matt Swayne
3d ago
Insider Brief Refining how qubits are measured is one of the hurdles facing the scalability of quantum computers. The researchers showed that bolometer measurements can be accurate enough for single-shot qubit readout. The work was led by Aalto University research group Quantum Computing and Devices (QCD). Image: An artistic illustration shows how microscopic bolometers can be used to sense very weak radiation emitted from qubits. CREDIT Aleksandr Käkinen/Aalto University PRESS RELEASE — Chasing ever-higher qubit counts in near-term quantum computers constantly demands new feats of engineer ..read more
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