20 Mar Honeywell Surprisingly Announces It Will Be Releasing The Most Powerful Quantum Computer In The World

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Honeywell Quantum Solutions has been relatively secretive about what it was working on since it entered the world of quantum computing with modest fanfare in mid-2018.  Their chosen technology was trapped-ion quantum computing.  At the time, Tony Uttley, President of Honeywell Quantum Systems, quietly predicted it  would eventually become a leader in quantum computing. His confidence […]

24 Jan IBM Doubles Its Quantum Computing Power Again

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IBM announced at CES 2020 that its newest 28-qubit quantum computer, Raleigh, achieved the company’s goal of doubling its Quantum Volume (IBM names its systems by city names). Raleigh reached a Quantum Volume of 32 this year, up from 16 last year. Raleigh draws on an improved hexagonal lattice connectivity structure developed in IBM’s 53-qubit […]

27 Dec Amazon Plugs Quantum Cloud Computing Braket Into AWS

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) began offering classical cloud computing services to businesses over a decade ago.  Since then, AWS cloud computing coverage has grown to over 190 countries and uses multiple distributed global data centers. Cloud computing has the advantage of low variable costs. It also eliminates the need for large capital expenditures and long lead […]

06 Dec Quantum Volume: A Yardstick To Measure The Performance Of Quantum Computers

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Let’s say you’re interested in buying a car, so you visit a new car dealership. Imagine your disappointment if you learned that the only information the salesperson can give you is the number of seats in each vehicle. How crazy would that be? Of course, to make sure a car fits your requirements, you need a lot […]

25 Nov A Glimpse Into Honeywell’s Quantum Play Through Microsoft’s Azure Ignite Announcement

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Honeywell Quantum Solutions took part of the center stage at Microsoft’s Ignite conference on Monday when Microsoft announced a new service called “Azure Quantum.” Azure Quantum will provide internet cloud access to Honeywell’s quantum computer along with those of IonQ and QCI. The service also includes access to Microsoft’s open-source Quantum Development Kit and a […]

05 Nov IBM Upends Google’s Quantum Supremacy Claim

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Quantum supremacy was supposed to be a significant benchmark to signal that quantum computers could finally solve problems beyond the capability of classical computers. The term “quantum supremacy” was first used in a 2012 paper by one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists, John Preskill, Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech. Last month, a leaked […]

28 Oct Quantum USA Vs. Quantum China: The World’s Most Important Technology Race

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China understands the strategic importance of quantum technology to both its economy and its military. Many analysts, researchers, politicians, and military leaders believe as I do – the United States has allowed China to take the lead in many areas of quantum research. Once quantum technology matures, it will have a profound effect on almost […]