SheQuantum Newsletter October 2020

First edition of SheQuantum’s Newsletter: Our newsletter contains the lastest developments in the Quantum Computing industry, press releases, events and conferences. Happy Quantum Reading!

Atos helps researchers and students to experiment with quantum algorithms by offering free, universal access to myQLM

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, now provides free, universal access to myQLM, its program providing researchers, students and developers with quantum programming tools. Read more

D-Wave Announces General Availability of First Quantum Computer Built for Business

D-Wave Systems Inc., the leader in quantum computing systems, software, and services, today announced the general availability of its next-generation quantum computing platform, incorporating new hardware, software, and tools to enable and accelerate the delivery of in-production quantum computing applications. Read more

New Research from Accenture and ‘Girls Who Code’ Outlines Steps to Double the Number of Women in Technology in 10 Years

An inclusive culture is key to unlocking opportunities for women who are studying and working in technology, and holds the potential to double their number over the next 10 years, according to a joint research report by Accenture and Girls Who Code, an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology. Read more

Qubit to get ahead: Germany is racing to catch up with the quantum revolution

€2B from the country’s pandemic recovery fund is to be spent on quantum technology as Germany leads a European push to move the field from research to the mainstream Read more

India Budget 2020 – announces US$1.12 billion National Mission on Quantum Technologies & Applications

The government in its budget 2020 has announced a National Mission on Quantum Technologies & Applications (NM-QTA) with a total budget outlay of Rs 8000 Crore for a period of five years to be implemented by the Department of Science & Technology (DST). Read more

The World’s Highest Performing Quantum Computer is Here

“What makes our quantum computers so powerful is having the highest quality qubits, with the lowest error rates. This is a combination of using identical, fully connected qubits and precision control,” said Tony Uttley, president of Honeywell Quantum Solutions. Read more

Rigetti Computing to Lead £10M Consortium to Launch First Commercial Quantum Computer in UK

Rigetti UK announced it will lead a £10 million consortium to accelerate the commercialisation of quantum computing in the UK. Read more

IBM Unveils a Quantum Computing Roadmap that Will Take Them to One Million Qubits and Beyond

IBM has described a quantum computing roadmap that incorporates a number of advancements in future machines that include innovations at the chip, electrical, mechanical, and software technology levels. Read more

While It Is Too Early, Quantum Computers Do Promise To Disrupt The Current Technologies

Computing power has reached its saturation point. If we continue following the same path soon, we may not have enough power to run the machines of the world. The solution to this lies in quantum computing. Read more

Intel and QuTech Demonstrate High-Fidelity ‘Hot’ Qubits for Practical Quantum Systems

Intel, in collaboration with QuTech, published a paper in Nature demonstrating the successful control of “hot” qubits, the fundamental unit of quantum computing, at temperatures greater than 1 kelvin. Read more

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Braket

Amazon Braket helps developers and researchers get started with quantum computing, providing development tools, simulators, and access to a diverse set of quantum hardware. Read more

TQD Exclusive: 12 Women Pioneering The World Of Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing (QC) is well represented by women who are changing the landscape. Below list, in no particular order of influence, professional achievements or potential, twelve brilliant women who are shaping the QC landscape through innovation, ethics, sheer genius and determination. Read more

Birth of E-Learning Platform Seeks to Empower, Promote and Connect Women within the Quantum Computing Industry – The Quantum Daily

The Women in Quantum Development (WIQD) organization in the Netherlands, Yale University’s Women in Quantum Information Group (WIQI) and Switzerland’s Women in Quantum (WIQ) and others like them are challenging misconceptions about a woman’s place in the industry. These are all from western, developed countries. That’s why She Quantum (SheQ) Quantum Computing For Women, an initiative based in India, is so refreshing. Read more

Ask SheQ Anything’ Video

SheQuantum’s Founder & CEO, Nithyasri Srivathsan, answering questions from Professors, Industry Experts, Researchers & Students globally on the idea, objective, or simply the what, why and how questions on SheQuantum in the video ‘Ask SheQ Anything’. Watch video

Inaugural IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering to Launch in 2020

The IEEE Computer Society announces the launch of IEEE Quantum Week 2020, the inaugural IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE). Positioned to be the ground-breaking quantum computing, engineering and technologies event of 2020, Read more

The Virtual Quantum Computing Summit October 2020

Join the innovators, pioneers and technology leaders this October as they share use cases and world-class insights that will lay the foundation your quantum business strategy. Read more

Disclaimer: All content was extracted from the respective organizations’ websites and are provided without any modifications. Companies may contact to get their press releases/ events / news published on SheQuantum.

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