(InvestmentExecutive) The prospect of quantum computing represents a major cyber risk to insurers, says Fitch Ratings. Insurers are seen as particularly rich targets for cyber attacks, Fitch points out in a recent report, given their access to large amounts of personal healthcare and financial data. “Quantum computing’s disruptive potential lies in its speed in comparison…..

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(WonderfulEngineering) Jian-Wei Pan, a professor at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), is often referred to as ‘the father of quantum’ in the Chinese media. Jian-Wei Pan is 48 years old and has produced a series of breakthroughs that have helped him become a scientific star in China. His work has helped…..

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(WSJ) The financial services industry could be the first to benefit when quantum computing hits the market, said Jeremy Glick, head of research-and-development engineering at Goldman Sachs in a recent presentation. “In the universe of industries where there is a potential quantum advantage, you could argue that finance has got the shortest path to impact.”…..

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(TechnologyReview) Armin Shayeghi at the University of Vienna and a few colleagues, who for the first time, have demonstrated quantum interference in biomolecules of gramicidin, a natural antibiotic made up of 15 amino acids. Their work paves the way for the study of the quantum properties of biomolecules and sets the scene for experiments that…..

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(EurekaAlert) A team of Brown University researchers will use a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a quantum mechanical magnetic camera, which will take snapshots of weak magnetic fields emanating from quantum materials. The camera will help researchers to understand the exotic materials that may one day be used in quantum…..

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(IQT-NYC) Inside Quantum Technology New York is a business-oriented conference addressing the many opportunities stemming from the commercialization of quantum computers, quantum key distribution, post-quantum encryption, quantum networks, quantum sensors and the quantum Internet. The recent IQT Europe conference received numerous commendations with 250+ attendees and 60+ expert speakers.  IQT NYC.  Now is your chance…..

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(WSJ) Beijing is America’s chief quantum-computing rival and poses a national security risk. It spends at least $2.5 billion a year on research—more than 10 times what Washington spends—and has a massive quantum center in Hefei province. China aspires to develop the code-breaking “killer app,” which means protecting U.S. data and networks from quantum intrusion…..

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(TimesTelegram) The Department of Defense has selected the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Rome, also known as Rome Lab, to serve as the department’s leading representative on an initiative tasked with promoting the quantum computing industry nationwide, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced Friday, November 8. Given the quantum computing industry’s expected influence on national…..

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(SiliconRepublic) Researchers in Dublin joined forces with teams in five other cities for a pan-European Quantum Internet Hackathon. A large number of quantum protocols have been developed by researchers and professionals worldwide, and this hackathon was a chance to implement them, suggest improvements and examine their performance. Teams consisting of network engineers, mathematicians and telecommunications…..

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(Blokonomi)According to the chief executive of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, quantum computers will kill cryptocurrencies. In a video recently published, shared by Chinese crypto venture capitalist Dovey Wan, Ren said that blockchain and cryptocurrencies are unlikely to have a future, specifically due to the computing power that quantum devices have. According to Wan, Ren even stated…..

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