Quantum computing is still far off, but investors at the QWave Fund aren’t waiting. They’re funding startups with innovations in materials science and physics.
Google said Thursday it is establishing a Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab to trigger the next phase of machine learning with the power of quantum computers. The efforts could trickle down to ordinary people.
Quantum cryptography is a kind of holy grail solution for securing sensitive networked resources. Researchers at Los Alamos National Lab have revealed that they’ve successfully been running what amounts to a mini quantum internet.
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin is using a quantum computer to develop new radar and aircraft systems, the New York Times reports. The use cases show commercial adoption is getting closer.
Intel has managed to keep pushing Moore’s Law by developing a 3-D transistor that allows the chipmaker to deliver ever smaller chips that will be more powerful, yet consume less energy. The new chip moves Intel ahead of the industry and positions it competitively against ARM.