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Economist Impact to Bring ‘Commercialising Quantum US’ Conference to San Francisco March 23

SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2023 — Economist Impact, the conference arm of The Economist Group, creator of platforms designed to bring together experts and decision makers, is bringing its successful Commercialising Quantum event series to the US on March 23 in San Francisco and March 24 virtually. This is the first quantum conference in the U.S. […]

@HPCpodcast: On ‘Myths and Legends of HPC’ with the RIKEN Center’s Satoshi Matsuoka and Torsten Hoefler, ETH Zurich

There are so many great tech ideas, but how do you assess which ones will impact HPC? How do we filter out hype? In a new, future looking paper entitled “Myths and Legends in High-Performance Computing,” Satoshi Matsuoka, Jens Domke, Mohamed Wahib, Aleksandr Drozd, and Torsten Hoefler tackle 12 important topics, from major technology areas to specific capabilities and applications in HPC systems to come. In this episode, we talk with Satoshi and Torsten (one of them in an airport) about their paper, which helps formulate the right questions and initiates important discussion points by posing the topics as myths and legends in an enjoyable and humorous paper.

DOE: $9.1M Awarded for Quantum Information Science and Nuclear Physics Research

Jan. 26, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $9.1 million in funding for 13 projects over three years in Quantum Information Science (QIS) with relevance to nuclear physics. The list of projects and more information can be found here. The projects were selected by competitive peer review under the DOE Funding […]

Crédit Agricole Announces Quantum POC Results with Pasqal and Multiverse Computing

Paris, 26 January 2023 – Crédit Agricole CIB and European quantum companies Pasqal and Multiverse Computing have announced results on two quantum computing proofs of concept. These two experiments, initiated in June 2021 by Crédit Agricole, aimed to evaluate the contribution of an algorithmic approach inspired by quantum computing, and the potential of quantum computers, […]

Multiverse Computing and PINQ2 Team on Quantum Computing Adoption Across Industry Verticals

TORONTO, January 23, 2023 – Multiverse Computing, a quantum and quantum-inspired software company, today announced a new partnership with The Platform for Quantum and Digital Innovation (PINQ2), a non-profit organization initiated by the University of Sherbrooke and the Ministry of Economy and Innovation in Quebec, Canada, to collaborate on industrial projects in quantum and classical computing. As […]

IonQ: Opening of 1st Quantum Computing Manufacturing Plant in U.S.

COLLEGE PARK, MD – January 19, 2023 – Quantum computing company IonQ, Inc. announced today the opening of what it said is the first known dedicated quantum computing manufacturing plant in the U.S., located in the suburbs of Seattle, Washington. The new facility will house IonQ’s R&D and manufacturing teams. The 65,000 square foot facility […]

D-Wave Announces New Customer Engagements, Cross-Platform Product Enhancements at Qubits 2023

January 17, 2023 — BURNABY, British Columbia & PALO ALTO — D-Wave Quantum Inc. , a quantum computing systems, software, and services company, today announced new and renewed commercial customer engagements along with product updates for its annealing and gate model quantum computing solutions at the company’s annual global Qubits 2023 user conference. D-Wave announced new […]

Atos Wins UK Quantum Simulator Contract

No sooner did the news break that Atos had accepted a £24 million settlement with the UK government over a major supercomputing contract award (HPE’s weather supercomputer for the UK Met Office) than the UK announced it has purchased a second quantum computing simulator from Atos. The Quantum Learning Machine (QLM) is a quantum simulator […]

Networked Quantum Computers: IonQ Acquires Entangled Networks

COLLEGE PARK, Md. & TORONTO — Today, IonQ, Inc. (NYSE: IONQ), announced its acquisition of the operating assets of Entangled Networks , a Toronto-based company focused on enabling computation across multiple distributed quantum processors. The Entangled Networks team will join IonQ to launch IonQ Canada. This  marks IonQ’s first corporate acquisition. The acquisition of Entangled […]

Quantum Startup Oxford Ionics Raises £30M

January 9, 2023: Quantum startup Oxford Ionics announced it has raised £30 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Oxford Science Enterprises and Braavos Investment Advisers. Lansdowne Partners, Prosus Ventures, 2xN, Torch Partners and Hermann Hauser (founder of chip giant ARM) also participated. Founded in 2019 by Dr Chris Ballance and Dr […]