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ExxonMobil, Research Labs Join IBM-Led Network to Advance Quantum Computing

ExxonMobil and five research laboratories have joined an IBM-led network to explore potential scientific and business applications of quantum computing. The IBM Q Network is a community of companies, research labs, startups and academic institutions and works to accelerate research into quantum computing by providing access to quantum software, developer tools and other resources, IBM said Tuesday.

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Intel Takes Part in White House’s Quantum Computing Summit

  Intel joined other commercial, government and academic organizations at a White House-hosted event that aimed to spur collaboration and research on quantum information sciences. The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy held the summit Monday to facilitate discussions about quantum innovation and workforce development, Intel said Monday. According …

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James Clarke: Intel Applauds Bipartisan Effort in Quantum Computing Bill

James Clarke, director of quantum hardware at Intel Labs, has said the company is commending U.S. lawmakers’ bipartisan push to advance quantum computing research and development efforts. He wrote in a blog post published Thursday the proposed National Quantum Initiative Act seeks to encourage collaboration among government, academic and private entities to …

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NASA Issues Final RFP for Follow-On Intelligent System R&D Support Contract

NASA has released the final solicitation for the third iteration of the space agency’s potential eight-year Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support program. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the ISRDS-3 contract covers R&D work across several domains such as artificial intelligence, information processing and sensors, knowledge-based systems, software verification, quantum computing …

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IBM Forms Network With 12 Firms, Universities to Advance Quantum Computing

IBM has partnered with companies, universities and national research laboratories to study quantum computing and identify its potential applications for financial services, automotive, materials, chemical and electronic industries. The New York-based company said Thursday it will collaborate with JPMorgan Chase, Samsung, Daimler, JSR, Barclays, Honda, Nagase and Hitachi Metals through the …

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Accenture Invests in 1QBit for Quantum Computing Analytics Push

Accenture has invested in Vancouver, Canada-based quantum computing software developer 1QBit in a push to help organizations generate intelligence data with quantum-based analytics technology. Both companies also formed a strategic alliance for Accenture to serve as 1QBit’s systems integrator and leverage the 1QBit platform in efforts to demonstrate, train, develop and test tools and …

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D-Wave to Provide Oak Ridge National Lab Cloud Access to Quantum Computing Platform

D-Wave Systems has agreed to provide the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory cloud access to its D-Wave 2000Q quantum computing system in an effort to advance development of hybrid computing applications. D-Wave will collaborate with Tennessee-based ORNL to leverage the quantum computer to help address DOE’s environmental, energy, nuclear …

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