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IonQ's Leading Systems Now Available Through Qiskit

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Qiskit users can now submit programs directly to IonQ\'s platform without writing any new code.

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  • Qiskit users can now submit programs directly to IonQ\'s platform without writing any new code.
  • Through the Qiskit Partner Program, this new integration makes IonQ\'s high-connectivity high-fidelity 11 qubit system available to the 275,000+ enterprise, government, startup, partner, and university members already using Qiskit to create and run quantum programs.\nAs part of the announcement, IonQ has released an open-source provider library that integrates seamlessly with Qiskit, which can be found on the Qiskit Partners GitHub organization or downloaded via The Python Package Index .
  • "\n"This is phenomenal news for the quantum developer community," said Christopher Savoie, CEO of Zapata, a leading quantum enterprise software company.
  • "Partnerships throughout the stack are our shared goal; our platform Orquestra integrates seamlessly both directly with IonQ and now via our Qiskit integration.

RIKEN, Fujitsu Launch Collaborative R&D Center in Japan in First Step Toward Realization of Superconducting Quantum Computers

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 10:33am

In addition, Fujitsu and RIKEN will integrate the results of research on these hardware technologies, develop a prototype superconducting quantum computer, and verify the usefulness of the related technologies.

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  • In addition, Fujitsu and RIKEN will integrate the results of research on these hardware technologies, develop a prototype superconducting quantum computer, and verify the usefulness of the related technologies.
  • The partners will develop middleware and cloud computing systems necessary for running quantum computers, and research and develop algorithms for running applications.
  • RIKEN and Fujitsu will verify the usefulness of error mitigation technologies in practical applications by executing quantum algorithms that integrate quantum chemical calculation algorithms and quantum error mitigation technologies (1) on a superconducting quantum computer prototype developed through these research activities.
  • At the same time, the partners will also conduct basic verification experiments, such as quantum error detection, to identify issues and improve technologies for realizing quantum error correction.

Cambridge Quantum Computing Releases tket v0.7 with Open Access to All Python Users

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 8:00am

With this latest release, any Python user with access to a quantum computer can deploy the tket SDK in any context, commercial or otherwise, and benefit from its capabilities.

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  • With this latest release, any Python user with access to a quantum computer can deploy the tket SDK in any context, commercial or otherwise, and benefit from its capabilities.
  • "By providing free access to our premier tket SDK to the legions of Python users across the world, we hope to accelerate the development of quantum computing research and applications across multiple industry sectors," said Mehdi Bozzo-Rey, Head of Business Development, Cambridge Quantum Computing.
  • "By increasing the number of tket-compatible cloud-based quantum computing platforms as well, we've made it easier for virtually any programmer to explore developing quantum algorithms and software."
  • Originally developed and continuously updated by CQC's team of quantum computing scientists, tket enables researchers, algorithm designers and software developers to build and execute quantum circuits that produce the best results on the most advanced quantum devices available.

Cambridge Quantum Computing Releases tket v0.7 with Open Access to All Python Users

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 8:00am

With this latest release, any Python user with access to a quantum computer can deploy the tket SDK in any context, commercial or otherwise, and benefit from its capabilities.

Key Points: 
  • With this latest release, any Python user with access to a quantum computer can deploy the tket SDK in any context, commercial or otherwise, and benefit from its capabilities.
  • "By providing free access to our premier tket SDK to the legions of Python users across the world, we hope to accelerate the development of quantum computing research and applications across multiple industry sectors," said Mehdi Bozzo-Rey, Head of Business Development, Cambridge Quantum Computing.
  • "By increasing the number of tket-compatible cloud-based quantum computing platforms as well, we've made it easier for virtually any programmer to explore developing quantum algorithms and software."
  • Originally developed and continuously updated by CQC's team of quantum computing scientists, tket enables researchers, algorithm designers and software developers to build and execute quantum circuits that produce the best results on the most advanced quantum devices available.

Show Your Work: D-Wave Opens the Door To Performance Comparisons Between Quantum Computing Architectures

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 3:37pm

Before today, using a different quantum computing vendors hardware and software required significant investment to familiarize developers with code, solvers, and SDKs.

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  • Before today, using a different quantum computing vendors hardware and software required significant investment to familiarize developers with code, solvers, and SDKs.
  • Qiskit users can nowsubmit Ising Hamiltoniansto the D-Wave quantum computer, in addition to any gate model system Qiskit supports.
  • The news is in line with D-Waves ongoing mission to provide practical quantum computing via access to the most powerful quantum hardware, software, and tools.
  • D-Wave is the leader in the development and delivery of quantum computing systems, software and services and is the worlds first commercial supplier of quantum computers.

The Coding School, IBM Quantum Provide Free Quantum Education to 5,000 Students Around the World

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 8:57pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coding School is collaborating with IBM Quantum to offer a first-of-its-kind quantum computing course for 5,000 high school students and above, designed to make quantum education globally accessible and to provide high-quality virtual STEM education.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coding School is collaborating with IBM Quantum to offer a first-of-its-kind quantum computing course for 5,000 high school students and above, designed to make quantum education globally accessible and to provide high-quality virtual STEM education.
  • Taught live by MIT and Oxford University quantum scientists, the course has been developed for students with no prior quantum computing experience and introduces students to the foundational concepts of quantum computing, including quantum mechanics, quantum information and computation, and quantum algorithms.
  • Students will work with Qiskit , an open-source quantum software development kit, and the IBM Quantum Experience platform to run quantum circuits on real quantum computers.
  • Beyond increasing accessibility to quantum education, TCS and IBM Quantum are dedicated to ensuring the future quantum workforce is diverse and inclusive.

Intel Collaborates with Argonne National Laboratory, DOE in Q-NEXT Quantum Computing Research

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 10:00am

Q-NEXT, National Quantum Information Science Research Center, is led by Argonne National Laboratory and brings together world-class researchers from national laboratories, universities and leading technology companies to ensure U.S. scientific and economic leadership in this advancing field.

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  • Q-NEXT, National Quantum Information Science Research Center, is led by Argonne National Laboratory and brings together world-class researchers from national laboratories, universities and leading technology companies to ensure U.S. scientific and economic leadership in this advancing field.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200826005282/en/
    A photo shows the inside of a quantum computing refrigerator in Intels Quantum Computing Lab in Hillsboro, Oregon.
  • Quantum test beds: Ongoing research utilizing quantum test environments, including both quantum simulators and future full-stack universal quantum computers, with applications in quantum simulations, cryptanalysis and logistics optimization.
  • About Quantum Computing Research at Intel: Intels research efforts in quantum span the entire quantum system or full-stack from qubit devices to the hardware and software required to control these devices, to quantum algorithms that will harness the power of quantum technologies.

Cambridge Quantum Computing Partners With IBM to Expand Industry Engagement in Quantum

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 8:00am

CQC and its hub member organizations will collaborate on chemistry, optimization, finance, and quantum machine learning and natural language processing using IBM Quantum systems and the open source Qiskit framework to advance and grow the industry's quantum computing ecosystem.

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  • CQC and its hub member organizations will collaborate on chemistry, optimization, finance, and quantum machine learning and natural language processing using IBM Quantum systems and the open source Qiskit framework to advance and grow the industry's quantum computing ecosystem.
  • Founded in 2014 and backed by some of the world's leading quantum computing companies, CQC is a global leader in quantum software and quantum algorithms that help clients get the best out of rapidly evolving quantum computing hardware.
  • Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is a world-leading quantum computing software company with offices in Cambridge (UK), London, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Tokyo.
  • IBM Quantum is an industry-first initiative to build commercial universal quantum computing systems for business and science applications.

Japan's Global AISIN Group Enlists QC Ware for Joint Quantum Computing Research to Advance Digital Transformation

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 3:30pm

The automotive technology giant and QC Ware today announced a research collaboration exploring the impact of quantum optimization and quantum machine learning algorithms on automotive applications.

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  • The automotive technology giant and QC Ware today announced a research collaboration exploring the impact of quantum optimization and quantum machine learning algorithms on automotive applications.
  • Its customers represent a wide range of automotive manufacturing giants, including Toyota, Volkswagen Group, PSA Group, Volvo, and the BMW Group.
  • "QC Ware has an interesting top-down approach to making quantum computing practical for businesses, said Peter Rutten, Research Director, IDC.
  • Forge allows enterprise users with no presumed quantum computing expertise to run problems on a wide range of quantum computing hardware platforms and simulators.

Zapata Computing Accelerates Challenging Computational Solutions at Scale with Early Access to Its Unified Quantum Operating Environment, Orquestra

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

I am thrilled Zapata is the first to market with a unified Quantum Operating Environment where users can build, run and analyze quantum and quantum-inspired workflows.

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  • I am thrilled Zapata is the first to market with a unified Quantum Operating Environment where users can build, run and analyze quantum and quantum-inspired workflows.
  • It is a new computing paradigm, built on a unified enterprise framework that spans quantum and classical programming and hardware tools.
  • Zapata Computing, Inc. is the quantum software company empowering enterprise teams to accelerate quantum solutions, innovation and transformation.
  • With its introduction of Orquestra, the first and only end-to-end, unified Quantum Operating Environment available today, Zapata is spearheading a new quantum development paradigm.