Business & Industry

January 7, 2019

New Era of Innovation; Bye Bye Moore’s Law.  Quantum computing, garage startups, enormous enterprises and the fall of Moore’s Law.  

Op-ed is found here…

January 5, 2019

Mounting Concern Over Quantum Supremacy.  Basic discussion over the concern of quantum computing’s likely supremacy over classical systems and the implications to current data encryption.

Reference is found at jaxenter…

January 1, 2019

Rhode Island Getting Quantum Technology Center.  Newport Rhode Island and the Entanglement Research Institute are developing a quantum computing center.  Spending $120M to fully build the center, it will have a workforce of upwards of 300 staff.  The project is at the forefront of current quantum computing development and is given momentum with the United States’ new National Quantum Initiative Act, now law.  

Reference is found at NewportRI.com…

Additional reference for the Entanglement Research Institute…

December 28, 2018

5G, Quantum Random Numebr Generation, and Korea.  In a short 9 months, the South Korean communications company, SK Telecom, hopes to deploy its 5G service to 85 cities.  The quantum nexus to this is the quantum cryptography they plan to employ.  With the help of ID Quantique, their quantum random number generator on a chip, and an eager populace for speed and security, it may be the most publicly widespread use of quantum cryptographic methods in the world.

Reference is found here…

Additional reference from ID Quantique…

December 23, 2018

IBM to Showcase Quantum Computing.  The largest consumer electronics show, CES, is taking place January 8-11, 2019, in Las Vegas.  IBM is showcasing quantum computing alongside other technology to include artificial intelligence.  This helps pave the way to rolling out quantum computing for the masses; though, it has a long way to go.  CES 2019 in Las Vegas Official Site…

Additional reference at MESA…

Fujitsu Launches Second Generation of Digital Annealer Cloud.  Initial service started in May, 2018, with 1,024 bits of problem-solving capacity.  This second generation expands the performance to 8,192 bits, “leading to substantial gains in precision and performance for enhanced problem-solving and new applications.”  Release is found at FUJITSU…

FUJITSU Digital Annealer site…

December 10, 2018

Microsoft, Quantum Computing, Risk V. Reward for Your Enterprise.  If you are without an idea of what quantum computing could do for your organization or the risk it brings, or just what ‘it’ is, take a moment for this further reading piece.  From CMSWiRE…

“Big” Growth in Quantum Key Distribution Market Touted.  Study showing nearly 25% compound annual growth rate for the quantum key distribution market.  Probably.  QKD is one of the more promising aspects of quantum information science to be commercialized.   Reference is found here…

More Reasons the Legal Department Must Take Heed of Quantum Computing.  Likened to Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, called the “first serious shot across the corporate bow”, quantum computing needs to be taken seriously. More so than “artificial superintelligence”.  Report found at CBA ABC NATIONAL…

#2 in Cloud Trends…Quantum Computing.  Much in the way of business benefits come with cloud computing.  For 2019, quantum computing ranks #2.  Found at Entrepreneur India…

India: Revenue from Quantum Cryptography.  India boasting $450M revenue from Indian cybersecurity industry.  Report found at infotechlead…

December 4, 2018

2018 International Electron Devices Meeting December 1-5, 2018.  Quantum devices, nano-devices, semi-conduting qubits.  This conference is speaking to “small” technology that is having “big” changes.  Program and conference site is found here…

Quantum Underlies Everything.

December 3, 2018

Israeli Startup Raises $5.5M.  With 5.5M USD and some hope, Quantum Machines Co., the startup in Tel Aviv, hopes to build a “complete quantum stack.”  Reference is found at RECENTLYHEARD…

IBM’s Hybrid Cloud Sr. V-P Discusses QC.  Delivering a quantum leap in problem solving is hot-science at IBM Research.  Reference is found at THE HINDU BUSINESSLINE…

Quantum for Business Conference.  Exploring quantum computing use cases in optimization, chemistry simulation, machine learning, and cryptography. Q2B 2nd annual conference starts in one week.  Conference site…