Korea Quantum Computing and IBM Collaborate

BUSAN, South Korea, Jan. 29, 2024 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Korea Quantum Computing (KQC) has engaged IBM to offer IBM’s AI software and infrastructure, as well as quantum computing services. KQC’s ecosystem of users will have access to IBM’s full stack solution for AI, including watsonx, an AI and data platform to train, tune […]

HPC News Bytes: Eni’s Monster HPE Supercomputer, Intel’s New Mexico Fab, NSF’s AI Research Resource, D-Wave and IonQ Quantum Advancements

A good January morning to you! It was an interesting week in HPC-AI, here’s a rapid (6:07) rundown of the latest doings, including: Italy energy giant Eni’s 600 PFLOPS HPE supercomputer, Intel opens….

@HPCpodcast: The State of Quantum with DOE’s Dr. Travis Humble

In this conversation, Dr. Humble discusses how quantum computing works, how far along toward commercial viability the technology is, how to sort through the various quantum modalities under development, quantum’s relationship with AI, the key….

IonQ Announces Quantum Technical Achievement a Year Ahead of Schedule

COLLEGE PARK, MD – January 25, 2024 – Quantum computing company IonQ (NYSE: IONQ) today announced that it hit its target technical milestone of 35 algorithmic qubits (#AQ) a year ahead of schedule. The company said this milestone was achieved on IonQ Forte and leveraged IonQ’s high-fidelity trapped ion qubits and all-to-all connected architecture. At […]

D-Wave Announces 1,200+ Qubit Advantage2 Prototype

PALO ALTO, Calif., BURNABY, B.C., — January 23, 2024 — Quantum computing company D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS) announced it has calibrated a 1,200+ qubit Advantage2 prototype, which will soon be available in the company’s Leap real-time quantum cloud service. Developed with a new lower-noise, multilayer superconducting integrated-circuit fabrication stack, the new Advantage2 prototype demonstrates […]

HPC News Bytes 20240122: Synopsis-Ansys Deal, Meta’s Billions for NVIDIA GPUs, OpenAI’s New Chips and Fabs, Quantum in the News

Happy mid-winter morn to you! Here’s a quick (6:05) trip through the latest in HPC-AI: Synopsys-Ansys, Meta’s billions for NVIDIA GPUs, OpenAI to build new chips and fabs, quantum partnerships, Quantinuum raises $300M.

Predictions 2024: HPC-AI, Quantum, Storage and Data Management, Optical Computing, Containers, GenAI — Where It’s All Going

We offer these predictions across a range of developments, trends and challenges facing the HPC-AI industry in 2024. Some take on the entrepreneurial spirit of business consultant Peter Drucker and his famous call-to-arms: “The best….

Quantum: Honeywell Closes $300M Round for Quantinuum

There are those who still insist quantum computing is a false dream and a fool’s errand, but quantum continues to make incursions into broader validation and wider backing. Example: Quantum computing company Quantinuum, the result of a November 2021 merger of Honeywell Quantum Solutions….

D-Wave Names Former Secretary of Homeland Security to Board of Directors

Jan. 17, 2024 — D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE: QBTS), a maker of quantum computing systems, software, and services, today announced the addition of Kirstjen Nielsen, former U.S. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security from 2017-19, to its board of directors. Secretary Nielsen is an internationally recognized expert and proven leader on security issues critical […]

Q-CTRL and US Geological Survey in Quantum Partnership  

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2024 — Quantum software company Q-CTRL announced it has entered a partnership with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to explore potential quantum computing and sensing applications for geological sciences. USGS is a scientific agency that researches Earth systems. Its mission is to make scientific data available to help people understand […]