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McGann Named COO/CTO for Quantum Computing Inc.

LEESBURG, Va., Jan. 04, 2022 — Quantum Computing Inc. (the “Company” or “QCI”) (Nasdaq: QUBT) has appointed renowned business and technology leader William J. McGann, Ph.D. as Chief Operating and Technology Officer (COO/CTO) responsible for technical and product engineering. He will lead QCI’s quantum software initiatives. McGann previously served on QCI’s board of directors. McGann brings […]

Quantum Startup Multiverse Computing Wins €12.5M Funding from European Innovation Council

SAN SEBASTIÁN, SPAIN — (December 17, 2021) – Multiverse Computing today announced it will receive €12.5 million ($14.2 million USD) as part of the latest funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator program, making Multiverse one of the most well-capitalized quantum startups in Europe. The investment comes on the heels of Multiverse’s €10 million seed round less than two […]

@HPCpodcast: Quantum Computing Is on the Way to a $1B Market – Sooner Than You Might Think

Quantum computing is as eagerly anticipated a technology as there’s ever been. The scientific and Wall Street communities, to name just two market segments, can’t wait to get their hands on quantum systems able to handle workloads beyond the reach of classical HPC. In the meantime, the technology world waits impatiently while quantum R&D proceeds. […]

BMW and AWS Announce Winners of Quantum Computing Challenge at Q2B

BMW Group  and Amazon Web Services have announced the winners of the BMW Quantum Computing Challenge with the winners being announced at Q2B 2021, a conference for the application of quantum computing. The BMW Group, in collaboration with AWS, last July called on the global quantum computing community to develop innovative quantum algorithms for four […]

D-Wave Launches Developer Quantum QuickStart at Q2B Conference

BURNABY, BC — Dec. 6, 2021 – D-Wave Systems Inc., a quantum computing systems, software, and services company developing both annealing and gate-model quantum computers, today announced a new quantum acceleration bundle, the Quantum QuickStart, incorporating quantum programming training plus cloud access. Designed to rapidly train and enable developers to easily utilize quantum computing and quantum […]

Honeywell Quantum and Cambridge Quantum Combine to Form Quantinuum

CAMBRIDGE, UK and BROOMFIELD, CO., Nov. 30, 2021 – Two companies in the quantum computing industry have combined to create Quantinuum, aimed at accelerating development of quantum computing and innovation of quantum technologies in a platform agnostic manner to deliver quantum-enabled solutions for intractable problems that classical computers have not been able to solve. Cambridge […]

Duality Announces Quantum Science and Tech Advisory Committee

Chicago — Dec. 1, 2021 — Duality has announced the members of its Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), which will support participating startups with business know-how as well as knowledge of quantum science and technology. The members include: Jean-Francois Bobier, partner and director, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Michael Brett, worldwide business development and go-to-market strategy for quantum […]

Thoughts on SC21: Exascale, TOP500, Diversity in HPC, Quantum, the Metaverse

We pulled together a quartet of HPC thought leaders from the technology analyst and national lab communities to gather their reflections on SC21, ranging from big-picture insights on how the event reflects the state of HPC to the keynotes, sessions and announcements they think were particularly notable. Topics covered: The need for diversity in recruiting […]

Yonsei Univ. to Bring IBM Quantum System One to Korea

SEOUL, November 16, 2021 — Today at the IBM Quantum Summit, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Yonsei University announced that Korea is expected to become the fourth country in the world to have an on-premises IBM Quantum System One after the United States, Germany, and Japan. The IBM Quantum System One at Yonsei is expected to be online in 2023 at […]

IBM Unveils 127-Qubit Quantum Processor

Nov. 15, 2021 — IBM today announced a 127-quantum bit (qubit) ‘Eagle’ processor at the IBM Quantum Summit 2021. The company said the processor is a significant step toward tapping into the massive computing potential of devices based on quantum physics and “heralds the point in hardware development where quantum circuits cannot be reliably simulated […]