D-Wave Unveils Open-Source Software for Quantum Computing

Canada-based D-Wave Systems has released an open-source software tool designed to help developers program quantum computers, Wired reported Wednesday.

Klint Finley writes users can modify and share the Qbsolv open-source software for free as well as create applications for D-Wave’s hardware.

Scott Pakin of Los Alamos National Laboratory also unveiled in 2016 Qmasm, a software platform that works to help developers write codes for D-Wave’s quantum computers, Finley notes.

D-Wave launched the software tool three months after it established a new subsidiary, D-Wave Government, that will work to provide quantum computer systems to U.S. government agencies.

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