The rate at which quantum computing is hitting the media stream is ever-increasing. This piece is a collection of recent articles and reports covering various aspects of quantum computing from the lens of government and policy. Mea Cubitt

Yale joins as research partner in $25 million Quantum Leap Challenge Institute | As of Sept. 2, Yale has been serving as a key academic partner of the Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation, a project aimed at developing new technologies by achieving a better understanding of quantum systems.  Source: Yale News.   Yale joins as research partner in $25 million Quantum Leap Challenge Institute…

University of Maryland to Build Quantum Computing Lab | (TNS) — The University of Maryland is partnering with a leading quantum computing developer to build a national lab on the College Park campus in hopes of becoming a center for research and innovations in the field.  Source: goverment technology.   University of Maryland to Build Quantum Computing Lab…

Find out about the top Indian universities providing quantum computing courses. | The digital revolution highlights the demand for quantum technologies. The world is now preparing for further digital transformation with a revolution in quantum technology. In fields like cryptography, material science, agriculture, etc quantum computing can play an important role. Let’s find out about the top Indian universities providing quantum computing courses.  Source: Analytics Insight.   Find out about the top Indian universities providing quantum computing courses….

Pact with US, Britain, will see Australia scrap French sub deal | Australia, the United States and Britain jointly announced a new trilateral security partnership that will see Australia scrap a multi-billion dollar program to build French-designed submarines and build a nuclear-powered fleet with US and British technology instead.  Source: itnews.   Pact with US, Britain, will see Australia scrap French sub deal…

Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUS | As leaders of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, guided by our enduring ideals and shared commitment to the international rules-based order, we resolve to deepen diplomatic, security, and defense cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, including by working with partners, to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. As part of this effort, we are announcing the creation of an enhanced trilateral security partnership called “AUKUS” — Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Source: THE WHITE HOUSE.   Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUS…

Can Governments Shut Down Bitcoin With Quantum Computers? | Most governments like Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) as much as we like walking with rocks in our shoes. Recent ransomware attacks, where hackers targeted vulnerable infrastructure such as gas pipelines and demanded ransom in the form of Bitcoin, add yet more scrutiny of the cryptocurrency. There’s also plenty of regulatory scrutiny of the use of Bitcoin for illicit activities and money laundering. What’s more, the energy use of Bitcoin mining has spiraled out of control in recent years and poses a direct threat to climate change initiatives.  Source: Nasdaq.   Can Governments Shut Down Bitcoin With Quantum Computers?

Wits to coordinate South Africa’s national quantum initiative | Wits University today announced it has successfully secured R8 million in seed funding from the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) towards implementing Phase 1 on behalf of the South African Quantum Technology Initiative (SA QuTI).  Source: UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND JOHANNESBURG.   Wits to coordinate South Africa’s national quantum initiative…