Government & Policy

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019.  The U.S. Senate has introduced a new bill aimed at thwarting China’s intellectual property theft.  The proposed legislation focusses on disruptive technologies.  This includes quantum computing.  Qubit. Excerpts and salient points ~ •  The China Technology […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home. New research facility will serve ORNL’s growing mission in computing, materials research and development.  Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and lab officials today broke ground on a multipurpose research facility that will provide state-of-the-art […]

Quantum Internet Development a Melting Pot of Engineering, Physics, and Mathematics

Quantum Internet Development a Melting Pot of Engineering, Physics, and Mathematics.  Thorough discussion covering many of the aspects necessary to build a quantum internet.  Qubit. ‘We need to think out of the box’: physicist Maria Spiropulu on how to build the quantum internet Experimental physicist […]

Sticking to the Facts In Science and The White House: The National Quantum Initiative Act

Sticking to the Facts In Science and The White House: The National Quantum Initiative Act.  Pertinent commentary from Mr. Gabriel Popkin, science writer.  Qubit. Why Journalists Are Wrong to Say Trump Is at War With Science.  By endorsing the overblown rhetoric that science is under […]

Taking the First Step to Securing Your Corporation Against Quantum Computing

First Step to Securing Your Corporation Against Quantum Computing.  The Hudson Institute has released a succinct guidebook tailored to an organization’s executive leadership.  The guidebook asks and answers numerous, pertinent questions on the topic of quantum computing’s threat to data encryption and what an organization […]

NIST Publishes “How-to” for Shifting Cryptographic Methods ala Protect Systems from Quantum Computing

NIST Publishes “How-to” for Shifting Cryptographic Methods Ala Protect Systems from Quantum Computing.  Last week the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology released Special Publication 800-131A Revision 2, “Transitioning the Use of Cryptographic Algorithms and Key Lengths”.  The document addresses not only the possibility […]

U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology Post-quantum Computing Project Update

  U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology Post-quantum Computing Project Update.  FCW is reporting the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Chief of the Computer Security Division, Matthew Scholl, discussed current the post-quantum cryptography standardization project during a briefing to the Information Security […]

Australia Must Change “Do Nothing” Approach to Succeed in Disruptive Technology Economy, Quantum Computing Environment

Australia Must Change “Do Nothing” Approach to Succeed in Disruptive Technology Economy, Quantum Computing Environment.  Former Telstra executive, David Thodey, is pitching a warning at Australia: “Do nothing” and your economic future will not “look pretty.” Conducting a national review, Thodey’s is encouraging the Australian government […]

Qrypt Awarded Licensing of Quantum Random Number Generator from Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Qrypt Awarded Licensing of Quantum Random Number Generator from Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory awarded Qrypt one of two of its licensing awards.  The award fully recognizes the successful transfer of federal laboratory technologies to the marketplace.  From […]

U.S. National Science Foundation Soliciting Proposals for Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes

U.S. National Science Foundation Soliciting Proposals for Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes.  The Quantum Leap initiative augments a wide range of NSF investments in quantum information science and engineering.  These efforts, combined with activities supported by other entities, including other government agencies and industry, indicate that […]

DARPA Announces Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Devices

DARPA Announces Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Devices.  “DARPA’s Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices (ONISQ) program will pursue a hybrid concept that combines intermediate-sized quantum devices with classical systems to solve challenging optimization problems.” (Image Credit: DARPA) (DARPA) Universal quantum computers with millions of […]