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Quantum News Briefs: May 10, 2024: News From Purdue University and the Chicago Quantum Exchange • JPMorgan Chase • InfinityQ • and the quantum computing stock market

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By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 10 May 2024

Quantum News Briefs: May 10, 2024: press release summaries below: 

Purdue University joins Chicago Quantum Exchange

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Purdue University has recently joined the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), an initiative led by the University of Chicago to advance quantum information science and promote U.S. leadership in quantum technologies. As the seventh institutional member of this collaborative, Purdue, through its Quantum Science and Engineering Institute (PQSEI), brings together prominent researchers and resources to focus on quantum phenomena and technology development. This partnership is poised to enhance Purdue’s role in quantum research and education, in line with its strategic initiative, Purdue Computes. The CQE, home to a robust consortium including Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and other leading universities, functions as a pivotal Midwest hub driving innovation and preparing the future quantum workforce.

JPMorgan Chase establishes quantum-secured crypto-agile network

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JPMorgan Chase has announced the successful implementation of a high-speed quantum-secured crypto-agile network (Q-CAN), which connects two data centers using a 100 Gbps fiber. This innovative network employs quantum key distribution (QKD) to secure multiple virtual private networks, demonstrating a significant advancement in utilizing quantum technologies outside the laboratory. A third quantum node has also been set up as a research platform to explore further quantum technologies’ potential in the banking and finance sectors. Lori Beer, JPMorgan Chase’s Global Chief Information Officer, highlighted the project’s role in preparing for future quantum technologies by incorporating post-quantum cryptography and QKD. This move marks a crucial step in enhancing information security for financial services in the quantum era.

InfinityQ Unveils Innovative Quantum-Inspired Research at 2024 Optimization Days Conference

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At the 2024 Optimization Days Conference, InfinityQ Technology highlighted its pioneering research in quantum-inspired computing through the TitanQ platform, presenting significant advancements in clustering, portfolio optimization, and job-shop scheduling. These studies underscore the potential of quantum-inspired solutions to transcend traditional computational limitations and reinforce InfinityQ’s leadership in technological innovation. Aurélie Hélouis, the company’s founder and CEO, emphasized that leveraging TitanQ has opened new avenues for data analysis, financial optimization, and production scheduling, thus enabling industries to achieve groundbreaking efficiency and performance. The presentations covered innovative strategies for clustering large datasets, optimizing investment portfolios, and solving complex scheduling problems, demonstrating how InfinityQ’s cutting-edge technology can transform various industry practices.

In Other News: Investor Place article: “3 Promising Quantum Stocks Poised to Become the Next Big Thing” 

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According to a recent Investor Place article, three companies are currently leading the charge in the promising field of quantum computing stocks, according to recent market analysis. IonQ is at the forefront with its high-performance quantum computing systems, including the IonQ Forte, which is pushing the boundaries in quantum technology applications such as U.S. power grid modernization. Sealsq, another key player, specializes in quantum-resistant secure microcontrollers and is expanding its operations in the U.S., positioning itself uniquely within the quantum sector. Amazon, leveraging collaborations with major quantum computing firms through its Amazon Web Services, is integrating quantum technologies into its vast array of services, showcasing its substantial financial resources and R&D capabilities. These companies represent the diverse approaches being pursued in the rapidly evolving quantum computing industry, each offering distinct technological advancements and investment opportunities.

Categories: cybersecurity, networks, quantum computing, research

Tags: Chicago Quantum Exchange, InfinityQ, JPMorgan Chase, Purdue University

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