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Quantum Computing Software Firm Classiq Expands Series B to $49M, Announces Japan, Europe Offices

Classiq, which claims to be the leader in quantum computing software, announced another significant expansion of its series B round to $49M by Canadian-Israeli VC Awz Ventures, from “an initial closing of $36M by strategic investors—in the largest quantum software round to date.” Awz Ventures… Read More

Quantum Computing: DTCC Releases Whitepaper Highlighting Quantum Security Risks

As quantum computing creates vast new possibilities to analyze and solve complex problems that are unsolvable by today’s computers, it also has the potential “to disrupt entire industries and create significant new risks for financial firms by making even the most highly protected computer systems… Read More

European Quantum Computing Firm IQM Secures €128M Led by World Fund

IQM Quantum Computers, which claims to be the European leader in building superconducting quantum computers, announced that it has raised €128 million ($128m) in Series A2 funding led by World Fund to “expand its international business and accelerate product development to tackle the world’s most… Read More

Quantum Computing: API3 to Bring Quantum Random Numbers to Blockchain

API3, the first-party blockchain Oracle solution offering a “seamless” Web3 wrapper that enables web API providers to offer their data directly on-chain, recently announced that API3 QRNG, based on the Australian National University (ANU) Quantum Numbers API, “is now live, allowing Web3 entities to access… Read More

Quantum Computing Report: Business Organizations May Start Preparing for Quantum Advantage

Organizations need to prepare for a quantum advantage as technological breakthroughs “accelerate the timeline for quantum adoption,” according to an update from Capgemini. As noted in an update shared with CI, quantum technologies “promise exponential speed-up over today’s best supercomputers and will bring to market… Read More

Multiverse Computing Filed 22 Patent Applications Last Year, Accelerating Use-Cases for Quantum Tech

Multiverse Computing, a key player in quantum computing solutions for the financial industry and beyond, recently announced that it has submitted 22 patents from its research efforts in 2021, “demonstrating its intention to continuously innovate in quantum technology as well as protect the company’s intellectual… Read More

Quantum Computing: Classiq Joins Forces With NVIDIA to Accelerate the Path to “Quantum Advantage”

Classiq, which offers (what it claims to be) the leading platform for creating quantum software, recently announced a collaboration with NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) in order to bring large-scale quantum circuits to customers. Now, businesses and other organizations can “prepare for and explore the benefits of larger… Read More

Copenhagen’s Danske Bank Tests Quantum Communication for Enabling Secure Data Transfer

Researchers from DTU (Denmark’s Technical University) have for the first time taken quantum communication out of the lab and used it to “securely transfer” data at Danske Bank. This is considered a breakthrough in the development of digital communication and the “race against cyber criminals.”… Read More

First Quantum Computing Guidelines Introduced as Investment into Sector Increases, WEF Reports

National governments have reportedly invested more than $25 billion into quantum computing research and more than $1 billion in VC deals have closed in the past year – “more than the past three years combined,” according to an update shared by the World Economic Forum… Read More

Quantum Computing: Classiq to Work with NTT DATA to Implement Credit Analysis Algos using Quantum Computers

Classiq, which offers a breakthrough Quantum Algorithm Design platform, has announced that it is working with NTT DATA to implement ‘”novel” credit risk analysis algorithms using quantum computers. Credit risk analysis “exists to determine the creditworthiness of borrowers or vendors to quantify and limit the… Read More

German Stock Exchange Operator Deutsche Börse Says Quantum Computing in Risk Management May be Introduced in a Few Years

Deutsche Börse, the German stock exchange company, has reportedly completed the pilot or testing of various quantum computing algorithms which are used to evaluate or create risk models. The pilots found that quantum tech may bring down the time needed for certain simulations from years… Read More

UK Research and Innovation Initiative to Invest £153M in Quantum Tech which will Significantly Impact Financial Services

The UK government, via the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is planning to invest £153 million, in order to create new products and services that are based on recent advancements in quantum technologies. Quantum tech is expected to have a major impact on the financial… Read More

Quantum Computers May Steal Bitcoin by Deriving Private Keys once Advanced Enough in 5-30 Years, Experts Claim

John Smith, who has been regularly keeping up with computer science, quantum computing, and cryptocurrency-related developments, claims that the “future of crypto” is quantum-resistant, meaning we must build systems that can protect themselves against the potential attack from quantum computers (QCs) when they become powerful… Read More

Quantum Resistant Ledger Partners with Insight’s Quantum Cryptography Research Unit, Hires Senior Marketing Professional

The Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL) Foundation, which is an organization that has developed a quantum-secure blockchain network and digital asset platform, has teamed up with Insight’s quantum cryptography research division. Both organizations will be working on global standards for QRL’s “quantum-secure” Proof-of-Stake network, which is… Read More

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