Toyota , D-Wave ink quantum computing collaboration

D-Wave Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota Tsusho, the trading arm of the Toyota Group.

QCI raises $18 million

Quantum Circuits Inc (QCI) has raised $18 million in a Series A funding round. The investment was co-led by Canaan Partners and Sequoia Capital. Tribeca Venture Partners, Osage University Partners, and previous investor...

IBM announces advances to quantum computing systems

IBM announced two quantum processor upgrades for its Q early-access commercial systems, an initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems for business and science applications. The upgrades represent advances in quantum...

Supermicro to provide advanced computing solutions to NCCS

Enterprise computing company Supermicro says the company has partnered with the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) to expand advanced computing and data analytics used to study the Earth, solar system...

Unisys wins NRC cloud computing contract

Unisys was selected for award of a task order to provide services and support to move the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) high-performance computing operations to a cloud platform. Services were awarded as...

Intel delivers 17-qubit superconducting test chip

Intel says it delivered a 17-qubit superconducting test chip for quantum computing to QuTech, the company's quantum research partner in the Netherlands. Qubits are tremendously fragile: Any noise or unintended observation of...

The U.S. Air Force, IBM building neurosynaptic supercomputer

IBM and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are collaborating on a brain-inspired supercomputing system. According to IBM, the machine, powered by a 64-chip array of the IBM TrueNorth Neurosynaptic System,...

Dow, 1QBit ink multi-year agreement to build quantum applications

The Dow Chemical Company and 1QBit have inked a multi-year collaboration to develop quantum computing tools for the chemicals and materials science technology spaces. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Dow...

First quantum-secured blockchain technology tested in Moscow — MIT Technology Review

Russian scientists are using quantum mechanics to ensure the security of blockchains. Here is a link to a business impact feature done my the MIT Technology Review.

Mellanox, HPE collaborating on high-performance computing

Mellanox Technologies, a supplier of end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand intelligent interconnect solutions and services for servers, storage, and hyper-converged infrastructure, has inked a high-performance computing collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The collaboration...

Accenture, 1QBit, Biogen develop quantum-enabled molecular comparison app

Accenture and quantum software firm 1QBit collaborated with Biogen to develop a quantum-enabled molecular comparison application, that could improve advanced molecular design to speed up drug discovery for complex neurological conditions...

Lingmo launches Watson-powered earpiece for real-time translations

Lingmo International, an Australian technology start-up, has  launched Translate One2One, an earpiece powered by IBM Watson, that the company says can translate spoken conversations within seconds. Translate One2One was developed in conjunction...

D-Wave raises $50 million

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has received new capital in the form of convertible notes from the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. PSP Investments funded $30 million at closing, with an...

Commercial 50 qubits quantum computing systems coming in few years, says IBM

IBM says it aims at constructing commercial IBM Q quantum computing systems with ~50 qubits in the next few years, delivered via the company's cloud platform. IBM Q systems will be designed to tackle...

D-Wave forms independent subsidiary for U.S. government business

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems announced the formation of D-Wave Government, a U.S. subsidiary formed to provide D-Wave's quantum computer systems to the U.S. government. René Copeland, director of Government Sales for...