(BusinessWire) Seeqc, the Digital Quantum Computing company, today announced it has secured a total of $22.4 million in its Series A fundraising, led by the EQT Ventures fund (“EQT Ventures”), to advance commercially viable application-specific quantum computing systems. In addition to EQT Ventures, one of the largest venture capital funds in Europe, Swedish-based FAM AB,…..

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Posted by 16 Sep 2020

(IBM.Blogs) On September 15, IBM released the roadmap that it thinks will take us from the noisy, small-scale devices of today to the million-plus qubit devices of the future. The blog announcement of IBM’s Quantum Roadmap is summarized here, but readers are encouraged to read the complete announcement. IBM’s team is developing a suite of…..

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(Fujitsu) Fujitsu Limited and Toyota Systems Corporation successfully demonstrated optimization of supply chain and logistics network operations essential to support automobile production in a joint trial leveraging Fujitsu’s Quantum-Inspired Digital Annealer computing solution. The Digital Annealer solves complex combinatorial optimization problems at speeds not possible with current conventional computing technologies, and was used to rapidly…..

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(ScienceDaily) A team of physicists led by Rainer Blatt from the Department of Experimental Physics at the University of Innsbruck, in collaboration with theoretical physicists from Germany and Italy, has now developed and implemented advanced techniques that allow their trapped-ion quantum computer to adapt in real-time to loss of qubits and to maintain protection of…..

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(OneNewsPage) NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT announced that it has reached an agreement with the University of Notre Dame to conduct joint research between its Physics and Informatics (PHI) Lab and the University’s Department of Physics. The five-year agreement covers research to be undertaken by Dr. Zoltán Toroczkai, a professor of theoretical physics,…..

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(PortSwigger.CybersecurityNews&Views) A team of researchers at Bristol University’s Quantum Engineering Technology Lab has developed a quantum communications network that could lower the price and complexity of building quantum key distribution systems. This could transform an established but niche technology currently limited to use by banks and governments into something available to “millions of users in…..

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(IQTEurope) Axel Foery, Executive VP Quantum-Safe Security, ID Quantique; has agreed to present on panel “Markets for QKD Systems” at 2 pm on October 29 for IQT Europe Online. Mr. Axel Foery joined ID Quantique in February 2020 bringing deep experience in the IT, telecommunications, and security fields. He started his career in the telecommunications…..

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(AccessWire) Xanadu was named one of Canada’s 2020!CIX Top 10 growth companies. 2020!CIX is an annual curation program and conference which showcases Canada’s most promising early stage and scaling startups. Now in its 12th year, CIX invited delegates are comprised of North American VCs, corporates, private equity investors and advisors. Companies were chosen based on…..

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(TechHQ) Quantum computing could add billions in value to the automotive sector, with applications in route optimization, materials research, and much more. The automotive and transportation sectors have been quick to capitalize on QC’s potential, and have successfully showcased how effective the technology can be with several pilots. Several OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and tier-one…..

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(SciTechDaily) Physicists from MIPT and the Russian Quantum Center, joined by colleagues from Saratov State University and Michigan Technological University, have demonstrated new methods for controlling spin waves in nanostructured bismuth iron garnet films via short laser pulses. The solution has potential for applications in energy-efficient information transfer and spin-based quantum computing. Unlike the previously…..

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