Quantum information science

Quantum Xchange Teams with CommStar to Protect Advanced Earth-to-Moon Communications Infrastructure

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 1:50pm

CommStar will integrate and operate a state-of-the-art communications infrastructure for the distribution of space data.

Key Points: 
  • CommStar will integrate and operate a state-of-the-art communications infrastructure for the distribution of space data.
  • Quantum Xchange will provide quantum-safe encryption across the CommStar architecture, securing the entire lunar network end-to-end.
  • "We welcome Quantum Xchange as a new service provider in the CommStar ecosystem and our mission is to transform space communications by 2023," said Fletcher Brumley, CEO of CommStar Space Communications.
  • This next-generation space communications network requires equally powerful and innovative next-generation security technologies like Phio TX by Quantum Xchange."

Quantum Computing Inc. Enters 3-Year Agreement with Los Alamos National Laboratory in Exascale & Petascale Simulations

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 1:31pm

QCIs Qatalyst quantum software will be used to process Los Alamos computational meshes via a focus on hybrid classical/quantum algorithms.

Key Points: 
  • QCIs Qatalyst quantum software will be used to process Los Alamos computational meshes via a focus on hybrid classical/quantum algorithms.
  • Achieving petascale and especially exascale simulations requires larger meshes that can benefit from QCIs recently announced QGraph graph-analytic capabilities.
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory is committed to supporting R&D at the frontier of quantum information sciences to enable responsive solutions for emerging national security needs, said Irene Qualters, Associate Laboratory Director for Simulation and Computation and leader of Los Alamos quantum computing research and development.
  • Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) (OTCQB: QUBT) is focused on accelerating the value of quantum computing for real-world business solutions.

International partners and Government agencies join Arqit's Federated Quantum System

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:38pm

LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).
  • Collaboration partners includeBT, Sumitomo Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Leonardo, QinetiQ Space N.V., qtlabs and Honeywell.
  • It will be provided to the UK's "Five Eyes" allied governments and other international partners, allowing sovereign protection of strategic national assets andinteroperability for joint operations.
  • By adding a space layer with its Federated Quantum System, Arqit is taking that service to an even higher level.

International partners and Government agencies join Arqit's Federated Quantum System

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:36pm

LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).
  • Collaboration partners includeBT, Sumitomo Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Leonardo, QinetiQ Space N.V., qtlabs and Honeywell.
  • It will be provided to the UK's "Five Eyes" allied governments and other international partners, allowing sovereign protection of strategic national assets andinteroperability for joint operations.
  • By adding a space layer with its Federated Quantum System, Arqit is taking that service to an even higher level.

International Partners And Government Agencies Join Arqit's Federated Quantum System

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:06am

LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).
  • Arqit invented a system which uses satellites to distribute quantum keys to data centres.
  • Government customers typically have more stringent requirements for control and are more inclined to buy "Private Instances" of cloud technology rather than managed services.
  • By adding a space layer with its Federated Quantum System, Arqit is taking that service to an even higher level.

International Partners And Government Agencies Join Arqit's Federated Quantum System

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:04am

LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Arqit Limited ("Arqit"), a leader in quantum encryption technology, has today announced at the G7 Leaders Conference in Cornwall, that it has formed an international consortium of companies and government organisations to provide its quantum encryption technology to government customers in a federated system concept, called Federated Quantum System (FQS).
  • Arqit invented a system which uses satellites to distribute quantum keys to data centres.
  • Government customers typically have more stringent requirements for control and are more inclined to buy "Private Instances" of cloud technology rather than managed services.
  • By adding a space layer with its Federated Quantum System, Arqit is taking that service to an even higher level.

IonQ Adds Integration with Google Cirq, Making IonQ’s Leading Systems Operable with all Major Quantum Software Frameworks

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

IonQ, Inc. (IonQ), the leader in trapped-ion quantum computing, today announced the full integration of its quantum computing platform with Cirq , a leading open-source quantum computing framework from Google.

Key Points: 
  • IonQ, Inc. (IonQ), the leader in trapped-ion quantum computing, today announced the full integration of its quantum computing platform with Cirq , a leading open-source quantum computing framework from Google.
  • Volkswagen Group has already run the paint shop problem on IonQ via Cirq and found the performance to be consistent with other quantum software frameworks.
  • Volkswagen has shown that developing in Cirq on IonQ has real benefits for real problems faced by development teams.
  • By integrating with Cirq, and supporting all major quantum language and software frameworks, IonQ is further lowering barriers to entry by researchers, developers, and innovators.

BBVA and Zapata Computing Release Study Showing the Potential to Speed Up Monte Carlo Calculations for Credit Valuation Adjustments with Quantum Computing

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 2:00pm

The projects aim was to identify challenges and opportunities for quantum algorithms to speed up Monte Carlo simulations in finance.

Key Points: 
  • The projects aim was to identify challenges and opportunities for quantum algorithms to speed up Monte Carlo simulations in finance.
  • Monte Carlo simulations are commonly used for credit valuation adjustment (CVA) and derivative pricing.
  • Zapata and BBVAs research reveals practical ways for quantum algorithms to speed up the Monte Carlo simulation process.
  • Zapata partners closely with hardware providers across the quantum ecosystem such as Amazon, Google, Honeywell, IBM, IonQ, Microsoft and Rigetti.

Qrypt Makes First Step Toward Widespread Quantum Secure Cryptography Through the Cloud

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 10:00am

The Cloud Entropy Portal democratizes the availability of quantum safe random numbers for any application, especially cryptographic key generation.

Key Points: 
  • The Cloud Entropy Portal democratizes the availability of quantum safe random numbers for any application, especially cryptographic key generation.
  • In addition to the Cloud Entropy Portal, Qrypt will soon unveil additional quantum data-at-rest and data-in-motion SDKs for any business, organization, or government agency to integrate quantum security into their applications.
  • Qrypts technology massively scales quantum secure encryption, avoiding the high infrastructure investment in proprietary Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) appliances.
  • With a team of seasoned leaders in engineering, physics, and cryptography, Qrypt built a patented and peer-reviewed quantum cryptography solution and Entropy-as-a-Service for global business.

Cambridge Quantum and Honeywell Quantum Solutions to Combine, Creating World's Leading Integrated Quantum Computing Company

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 5:13pm

New company will be led byCambridge Quantum founder Ilyas Khan as Chief Executive with Tony Uttley, of Honeywell Quantum Solutions as President.

Key Points: 
  • New company will be led byCambridge Quantum founder Ilyas Khan as Chief Executive with Tony Uttley, of Honeywell Quantum Solutions as President.
  • Cambridge Quantum Computing ( CQ ), a global leader in quantum software and algorithms, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cambridge Quantum will combine with Honeywell Quantum Solutions (HQS), a Honeywell business unit and maker of the highest performing quantum computer currently available.
  • Honeywell has been an investor in and commercial partner with Cambridge Quantum since 2019.
  • Founded in 2014 and backed by some of the world's leading quantum computing companies, CQ is a global leader in quantum software and quantum algorithms, enabling clients to achieve the most out of rapidly evolving quantum computing hardware.