World and Politics

A Quick Look at Finland's Quantum Ecosystem

A Quick Look at Finland’s Quantum Ecosystem

H Hannan

Finland has emerged as a surprising global leader in quantum computing, led by a thriving startup ecosystem centred around the ...

IonQ

IonQ Opens First Dedicated Quantum Manufacturing Facility in the U.S.

H Hannan

Quantum computing leader IonQ has opened the United States’ first quantum computing manufacturing facility located in Bothell, Washington. The 105,000-square-foot ...

Taking Stock of Quantum Computers - How Many Useful Qubits Exist Today?

Taking Stock of Quantum Computers – How Many Useful Qubits Exist Today?

H Hannan

Tracking the current state of quantum computing hardware can feel like playing an intense game of numbers. Tech giants and ...

The UK government to invest £45 million into quantum technology

The UK government to invest £45 million into quantum technology

H Hannan

The UK government has announced a major new £45 million investment aimed at accelerating the development and adoption of revolutionary ...

IonQ

Rescale and IonQ Team Up to Accelerate Innovation

H Hannan

A new partnership between Rescale, a leader in cloud-based high-performance computing (HPC), and quantum pioneer IonQ aims to supercharge innovation ...

Bank of England Explores Quantum Computing's Potential Impact on Payments

Bank of England Explores Quantum Computing’s Potential Impact on Payments

H Hannan

The Bank of England (BoE) recently published a blog post examining how quantum computers could transform financial markets and payment ...

Baidu Bows Out of Quantum Computing, Donates Research to Government

Baidu Bows Out of Quantum Computing, Donates Research to Government

H Hannan

The search engine giant Baidu is retiring quantum computing by donating its quantum computing department to the Beijing Academy of ...

Baidu in Talks to Donate Quantum Lab to Beijing Academy

Baidu in Talks to Donate Quantum Lab to Beijing Academy

H Hannan

Baidu, the major Chinese technology company, announced on January 3rd that they are engaged in discussions with the Beijing Academy ...

China and Russia Claim Unbreakable Quantum Communication.

China and Russia claim First Unbreakable Quantum Communication

H Hannan

The recent long-distance quantum key transmission between Russia and China over 3800km signifies hard-won progress, but immense technical barriers remain ...

Quantum Computing 2023 Wrapped: what a year

Quantum Computing 2023 Wrapped: a Year to Remeber

H Hannan

2023 was a year of great enthusiasm and hype in quantum computing, with bold predictions around achieving quantum advantage and ...