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Los Alamos Claims Quantum Machine Learning Breakthrough: Training with Small Amounts of Data

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory today announced a quantum machine learning “proof” they say shows that training a quantum neural network requires only a small amount of data, “(upending) previous assumptions stemming from classical computing’s huge appetite for data in machine learning, or artificial intelligence.” The lab said the theorem has direct applications, including […]

D-Wave Shows Annealing Quantum Prototype

PALO ALTO, Calif. & BURNABY, B.C. — June 16, 2022 — Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems today announced it is showcasing an experimental prototype of the next-generation Advantage2 annealing quantum computer in the Leap quantum cloud service. The quantum prototype is available for use today. D-Wave said the prototype has 500+ qubits, woven together in the […]

Quantinuum: Hardware Upgrade Completed with 20 Connected Qubits

BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 14, 2022 – Quantinuum today announced an upgrade to its System Model H1 technology that includes expanding to 20 fully connected qubits and increasing the number of quantum operations that can be completed in parallel. “The improvements significantly bolster the computational capabilities of the  H1-1 quantum computer, Powered by Honeywell, which has set numerous industry records […]

IBM Quantum Promises 4,000-Qubit Processor in 2025, Envisions ‘Quantum-Centric Supercomputing’

At its Think 2022 conference this week, IBM declared its intent to deliver a 4,000+ qubit processor (“Kookaburra”) built with multiple clusters of scaled quantum computing processors. The updated quantum plan comes a year after IBM’s last roadmap announcement at Think 2021, in which IBM doubled down on delivering a 1,121-qubit processor by 2023.  Now […]

World Quantum Day: Intel and QuTech Collaborate on Silicon Qubits

April 14, 2022 — Researchers at Intel and QuTech, an advanced quantum computing research center consisting of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), report they have successfully created the first silicon qubits at scale at Intel’s D1 manufacturing factory in Hillsboro, Oregon. The result is […]

$25M Federal Funding for Quantum R&D for GlobalFoundries and PsiQuantum

Federal funding of $25 million has been awarded to semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries and quantum development company PsiQuantum for quantum computing research and development. This funding, secured as a part of the recently passed Fiscal Year 2022 spending package, is intended to expand research conducted by the Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, New York to […]

Quantum: CEA and C12 Partner for Multi-Qubits at Wafer Scale

GRENOBLE & PARIS – March 24,  2022 – CEA, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, and C12 Quantum Electronics, a startup developing quantum computers using carbon nanotubes, today announced a partnership to produce the first multi-qubit chips at wafer scale. Building on the breakthrough of manufacturing quantum chips on 200mm silicon wafers using […]

Quantum Start-up Alice&Bob Raises Є27M; Claims Error Correction Breakthrough

PARIS, 10 March, 2022: — French quantum computing startup Alice&Bob today announced what it said is an advance towards the first marketable quantum computer. “In a major scientific breakthrough, Alice&Bob has eliminated one of the main barriers to, and significantly reduced the complexity of, delivering a functional quantum computer – a goal that could now […]

IonQ’s Barium Systems Demonstrate Qubit Readout Performance

COLLEGE PARK, MD – March 3, 2022 – Quantum computing company IonQ (NYSE: IONQ) today published results from its new barium-based quantum computer showing its state detection fidelity. The results reflect a 13x reduction in state preparation and measurement (SPAM) errors, a metric core to producing accurate and reliable quantum computers. On a per-qubit basis, […]

Riken Claims Quantum Breakthrough: Entanglement of Three Spin Qubits

Researchers at Japan’s RIKEN scientific research institute have claimed a breakthrough in quantum computing, increasing the number of silicon-based qubits that can be entangled to three from two, which they say improves the potential of spin qubits for realizing multi-qubit quantum algorithms and effectively addressing quantum error correction. Reporting recently in SciTechDaily, the five researchers […]