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How Germany is Building a Quantum Computing Ecosystem

This year, Germany kicked off its Roadmap Quantencomputing to lay the groundwork for a German-based quantum computing ecosystem.

MEDIUM

06/15/2021

What Makes Quantum Computing so Hard to Explain?

I approach this as a public service and almost my moral duty as a quantum computing researcher. The reality is that even if you removed all the bad incentives and the greed, quantum computing would still be hard to explain briefly and honestly without math. This is what I’ve come to think of as the fundamental misstep of quantum computing popularization, the one that leads to all the rest. Note that, after explaining all this, I still haven’t said a word about the practical difficulty of building quantum computers. Once someone understands these concepts, I’d say they’re ready to start reading — or possibly even writing — an article on the latest claimed advance in quantum computing.

QUANTA MAGAZINE

06/08/2021

Honeywell Quantum, Cambridge Quantum Computing Form Joint Venture

Honeywell International Inc (HON.O) and quantum computer software startup Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) on Tuesday announced they will form a joint venture, integrating Honeywell’s quantum computer unit with the software maker. Honeywell will invest between $270 million and $300 million in the new company and have 54% of the new venture.

REUTERS

06/08/2021

Startup Strangeworks Now Offers Ibm's Quantum Computers on Its Open Platform

Users will then be able to access IBM Quantum backends, and program using Qiskit and OpenQASM, through the Strangeworks cloud platform.

IBM

06/03/2021

Google Aims for Commercial-Grade Quantum Computer by 2029

Alphabet Inc.’s Google plans to spend several billion dollars to build a quantum computer by 2029 that can perform large-scale business and scientific calculations without errors, said Hartmut Neven, a distinguished scientist at Google who oversees the company’s Quantum AI program.

The Wall Street Journal

05/18/2021

16 Companies Developing Quantum Algorithms

TQD thought it time to put out its own list of the players in the quantum computing industry that are developing quantum algorithms to service the growing ecosystem, based on the wealth of data available at The Quantum Insider (TQI), our very own data platform.

THE QUANTUM DAILY

05/12/2021

Why AWS Could Own The Future of Quantum Computing

There is a lot of learning but not much in the way of a viable business, according to the GM of AWS Braket service, Richard Moulds. The message we got was we needed to deliver a consistent multi-technology platform around quantum computing that gets around all this jumping. We wanted to build a platform for quantum computing, not a showcase for a particular technology,” Moulds explains. This kind of deep competitive understand can also come in handy if and when quantum computing blows up enough for AWS to truly leverage the Braket service at meaningful scale. “The moment quantum computing does something interesting in a provable fashion there will be a landslide of demand.

NEXTPLATFORM

05/10/2021

a Buyer’s Guide to Quantum as a Service: Qubits For Hire

A quantum computing (QC) service is hard enough to understand when it's explained to you plainly. Here's the general idea: The first quantum computing (QC) services, or quantum-like services, being offered to commercial customers are experiments. When a programmer specifies a quantum circuit using cQASM, the Quantum Inspire editor generates a graph of the circuit, like the simple one above. It's one of the visual tools used to generate an expression of a quantum circuit -- in quantum terms, to generate a Hamiltonian. The effort stemmed from founder William "Whurley" Hurley's work as chair of the IEEE's Quantum Computing Working Group.

ZDNET

05/04/2021

Cambridge Quantum Computing Announces Integration of Tket Platform Into Strangeworks Ecosystem – Cambridge Quantum Computing

Cambridge Quantum Computing AnnouncesIntegration of tket platform into Strangeworks EcosystemCQC to join Strangeworks Quantum Syndicate, companies tointegrate CQC’s premier quantum software platform with the StrangeworksEcosystem to accelerate the ‘democratization’ of quantum computingCAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM, May 4th, 2021 – Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC), a global leader in quantum software and quantum algorithms, today announced that Strangeworks, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based company dedicated to making quantum computing more accessible, will integrate CQC’s flagship quantum software platform – tket – into the Strangeworks Quantum Computing ecosystem. “ticket”) will become a key component of the Strangeworks QC™ (Quantum Computing) and EQ™ (Enterprise Quantum) ecosystems. Used by top companies and institutions the world over, tket is designed to maximize the performance of quantum algorithms and accelerate the development of quantum computing applications across multiple industry sectors, including chemistry, machine learning and optimization. By guiding companies through the confusion of quantum computing, Strangeworks helps accelerate the integration of this new technology in corporations, universities, and enterprises. To learn more about how Strangeworks can accelerate your quantum journey visit https://strangeworks.com or start learning for free on Strangeworks QC™, available at http://quantumcomputing.com.

CAMBRIDGEQUANTUM

05/04/2021