Neven’s law states that quantum computers are improving at a “doubly exponential” rate. If it holds, quantum supremacy is around the corner, writes Kevin Hartnett. Here is the link: https://www.quantamagazine.org/does-nevens-law-describe-quantum-computings-rise-20190618/
The UK government today announced a £153 million investment into efforts to commercialize quantum computing, writes Frederic Lardinois. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/uk-government-invests-194m-to-commercialize-quantum-computing/
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Cray have entered into a definitive agreement under which HPE will acquire Cray for approximately $1.3 billion.
Intel's senior vice president and head of Mobileye, Amnon Shashua, has unveiled new research for capabilities of deep learning, and also offers a way forward for computing some commonly intractable problems...
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Cray a contract to build the 'Frontier' supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Quantum computing startup Zapata has raised $21 million in Series A financing.
Engineering researchers have demonstrated proof-of-principle for a device that could serve as the backbone of a future quantum Internet, according to the University of Toronto researchers. Here is the link: https://phys.org/news/2019-01-all-photonic-quantum-faster-global-internet.html
ExxonMobil and research laboratories CERN, Argonne, Fermilab, and Lawrence Berkeley are joining the IBM quantum computing network, says IBM.
IBM has unveiled Q System One, what the company calls, 'an integrated universal approximate quantum computing system'.
Amazon Web Services has, for the first time, hinted at its interest in offering quantum computing to customers, writes George Nott. Here is the link:...
The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $30 million over five years to build and operate an Advanced Quantum Testbed.
The Met Office, the United Kingdom’s National Weather Service, has expanded its Cray XC40 supercomputer with artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics capabilities.
In a Bose-Einstein condensate, the roles of light and matter are reversed. Researchers have used this to demonstrate a BEC quantum walk, writes Chris Lee. Here is the link: https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/doing-the-quantum-mash-cloud-of-atoms-may-provide-new-way-to-compute/
Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has created a new business unit. Called Quadrant, the unit is expected to provide machine learning services for deep learning.
Github user Wei Lin has built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips, writes Daniel Oberhaus in Motherboard. Here is the link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/bjpb78/diy-computing-cluster-esp32-raspberry-pi Here is the link to Mr. Lin's GitHub repository: https://github.com/Wei1234c/Broccoli/blob/master/notebooks/demo/Broccoli_readme_en.md