IBM unveils 127-qubit quantum processor

IBM announced its new 127-quantum bit (qubit) 'Eagle' processor for quantum computing on Tuesday.

Quantum computing: IBM just created this new way to measure the speed of quantum...

Named CLOPS (Circuit Layer Operations Per Second), the metric is the first to measure the number of quantum circuits a quantum processing unit (QPU) can execute per unit of time, writes...

Cambridge Quantum releases quantum natural language processing toolkit

Cambridge Quantum has released what it calls the world's first toolkit and library for Quantum Natural Language Processing (QNLP).

DOE earmarks $61M for quantum information sciences

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $61 million in funding for infrastructure and research projects to advance quantum information science (QIS).

Quantum computing hits the desktop, no cryo-cooling required — New Atlas

An Australian/German company is developing powerful quantum accelerators the size of graphics cards, writes Loz Blain. Here is the link: https://newatlas.com/quantum-computing/quantum-computing-desktop-room-temperature/ 

NNSA taps Dell Technologies for CTS-2 HPC contract

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s (DOE/NNSA’s) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has awarded a subcontract to Dell Technologies.

HPE wins $2B NSA high performance computing contract

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been awarded a $2 billion contract, that will be leveraged over a 10-year period, with the National Security Agency (NSA).

New AMD patent proposes teleportation to make quantum computing more efficient — Tom’s Hardware

A team of researchers with AMD have filed a patent application that looks toward a more efficient and reliable quantum computing architecture, writes Francisco Pires. Here is the link: https://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-teleportation-quantum-computing-patent

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory installs SambaNova AI accelerator

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has installed an artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator from SambaNova Systems.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, HPE, Nvidia partner on scientific computing advances

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is partnering with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Nvidia on delivering next-generation technologies for scientific computing.

Seeqc raises $22.4M

Elmsford, N.Y.-based quantum computing company Seeqc has raised $22.4 million in a Series A fundraising round.

Amazon’s Braket Quantum Cloud service now open for business — Forbes

Customers can purchase quantum computing services directly from the Amazon Braket platform, writes Paul Smith-Goodson. Here is the link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/moorinsights/2020/08/17/amazons-braket-quantum-cloud-service-now-open-for-business/

The Department of Energy has started work on a quantum internet

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has unveiled a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet in the U.S. The quantum internet is currently in its initial stages of development, according to the DOE.

Cineca gets 32 quadrillion calculations per second with IBM and Nvidia

IBM developed the Marconi100 supercomputer for the Italian computing center Cineca, the company said in a statement.

ARM and Linux take the supercomputer TOP500 crown — ZDNet

On June 22, Japan's Fugaku supercomputer, powered by Fujitsu's 48-core A64FX SoC and running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), became the first ARM-powered supercomputer to be dubbed the fastest computer in...