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One giant leap for Microsoft Quantum Network

REDMOND, Wash. — Quantum computing may still be in its infancy — but the Microsoft Quantum Network is all grown up, fostered by in-house developers, research affiliates and future stars of the startup world. The network made its official debut today here at Microsoft’s Redmond … Continue reading

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Trump signs bill to boost quantum computing

President Donald Trump today signed legislation ramping up quantum computing research and development. The National Quantum Initiative Act (H.R. 6227) authorizes $1.2 billion over five years for federal activities aimed at boosting investment in quantum information science, or QIS, and supporting a … Continue reading

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New crypto needed for quantum computing age

A new report from computer scientists estimates that it’s likely to be at least a decade before quantum computing tools become powerful enough to compromise the current system of public-key cryptography that serves as the foundation for data security and financial transactions. … Continue reading

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Why tech titans are leaping into quantum computing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The small world of quantum physics is a big deal on the frontier of computer science. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella rates quantum computing as one of three key technologies that will shape his company’s future, along with artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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White House issues quantum computing strategy

Federal officials and industry leaders — including representatives from Microsoft and Google — met today at a White House summit to spark new initiatives in quantum information science. Among the recommendations contained in a newly released strategic overview: setting up a U.S. … Continue reading

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Quantum computer simulates superconductors

One of the prime applications for quantum computers is to simulate natural quantum phenomena, and in a newly published study, researchers from Canada’s D-Wave Systems have demonstrated how to do it. The phenomenon that they simulated involves a topological phase transition associated … Continue reading

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A new record for quantum entanglement

Chinese researchers report that they’ve set a new distance record for quantum teleportation through space, the phenomenon that Albert Einstein once scoffed at as “spooky action at a distance.” The technology isn’t yet ready for prime time, but eventually it … Continue reading

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