The deal could see Accenture's clients increasingly adopt quantum computing technologies.
VC funds are investing aggressively in quantum computing startups, even though the technology is yet to demonstrate that it can do anything useful in real life.
Hollow core fiber is filled only with air, but the technology's applications for security could be very promising.
The intersection of quantum research and climate science is still niche, but experts are increasingly calling on scientists to study the sustainability applications of the technology.
A researcher from AWS has combined two quantum processors to create near-perfect randomness. It could help improve modern cryptography protocols.
Canon, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsui Sumitomo, Mizuho Financial, NEC, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp, Sumitomo Corp, Toshiba, Toyota, and 14 other Japanese giants will work together to progress quantum computing.
Verizon has successfully deployed a VPN across the Atlantic that could withstand quantum attacks.
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To protect sensitive data from future quantum computers, new security protocols will be needed. This blockchain is getting ready.
The automotive giant sees quantum computers delivering value in as soon as five years. This is how it is getting ready.
In what could be the first useful application of quantum computing, Google's scientists have demonstrated the existence of a new phase of matter.
Increasing qubit counts and improving error correction is hard enough. But quantum computing companies are finding one of the biggest challenges might be to find the right people to do that.
Google, IBM, Microsoft, Amazon are all looking into it, but quantum computing is still widely misunderstood. This is everything you need to know about the next stage of computing, and everything that it could unlock.
Big Blue is expanding the reach of its quantum hardware by physically bringing its quantum computers to customers.
IBM and CERN are working to find out how quantum machine learning could help understand the fundamental laws of nature.
Here's a peek at the products making an appearance at Apple's first big launch event of 2021.
Three new processors built for professionals.
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AMD hopes that by adding Athlon and Ryzen 3000 C-series processors to the lineup, AMD wants to move Chromebooks out of the realm of everyday tasks such as web browsing and casual gaming, and offer silicon capable of handling heavy multitasking and smooth gaming.
AMD takes on Intel's Xeon processors with the new Threadripper PRO 3000WX series.
We've known it was going to happen for years, and that day has now come. Apple has announced the fourth evolution for the Mac -- a slow, but inevitable move away from Intel to Apple Silicon.
AMD is pitching its new Ryzen PRO 4000 processors as "the new standard for modern business PCs" offering what is claimed to be the best performing processor, the most advanced technology, and, perhaps more significant for business, the most modern security.
AMD's Ryzen PRO 4000 chips, aimed at business users who demand security-centric features and enterprise-grade reliability.
The spread of COVID-19 has a small silver lining: highlighting how innovative humankind can be under pressure. Here are our favorite examples.
A timeline of Google Maps through the years since it was launched in 2005.
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A tour through some of most popular - and most unusual - Windows devices of the last two decades, from Tablet PCs to the Surface Duo.
Tonya Hall interviews Dr. Zaira Nazario, technical lead for quantum theory and applications at IBM Quantum, about the nature and challenges of quantum circuits.
Tonya Hall interviews Window Snyder, CEO at Thistle Technologies, about how to build security resilience into IoT software.
Dr. Elisa Costante, vice president of research at Forescout Technologies, explains to Tonya Hall why the healthcare sector is so impacted by TCP/IP vulnerabilities.
Tonya Hall speaks with Dr. Elisa Costante, vice president of research at Forescout Technologies, about best practices to strengthen enterprise network defenses.
Rob Rastovich, CTO of ThingLogix, explains to Tonya Hall why in IoT development that you can connect a device doesn't mean one should do it.
ZDNet's Larry Dignan caught up with Tony Uttley, president of Honeywell Quantum Solutions, to talk about its combination with Cambridge Quantum, combining hardware and software, remaining hardware agnostic, and growing the quantum computing market. Read more: https://zd.net/358979V
Security providers are already calling it “Y2K II.” It’s the unknown date when all encrypted communications can be easily broken by a simple quantum computing algorithm. Bets are being taken on when that date will take place. There are efforts to replace the world’s encryption systems. But is there really an active threat to the world’s intelligence? ZDNet’s Scott Fulton asks, who can actually use a quantum computer to expose the world? Read more: https://zd.net/3ptucFj
Tiernan Ray tells Karen Roby the Montreal-based startup InfinityQ has taken an approach to computing borrowed from artificial intelligence and used it to achieve quantum-style results on an analog chip. The company is offering a cloud-based service but also will sell on-premise equipment to anyone who wants to solve optimization problems such as the traveling salesman. Read more: https://zd.net/34liIK0
Daphné Leprince-Ringuet says Big Blue's new exam is an industry-first that lets developers showcase their skills and experience with Qiskit. Read more: https://zd.net/3acom4r
An investigation into using quantum computers for political predictions leads to a curious discovery: Someone may have been using high-performance algorithms to redraw congressional districts in at least one US state. ZDNet’s Scott Fulton tells our Karen Forrest how this could happen, and connects the dots with a university experiment on the predictive power of political sentiment on social media. Read more: http://zd.net/3eqTeB7
IonQ CEO Peter Chapman argues that the road to adoption for quantum computing is happening faster than originally thought due to the cloud. Here's Chapman's take on adoption, enterprise applications, innovation, and the future developer. Read more: https://zd.net/2K0rjve
CES is as much a showcase for the latest business technology as it is for consumer electronics. Enterprise technologies like AI, data analytics, and 5G underpin the latest IoT gadgets, smart devices, and autonomous vehicles and will be on full display at the all digital CES 2021.
Tiernan Ray explains that software startup Zapata Computing of Boston, which makes developer tools to program quantum computers, says companies need to get a handle on things like data cleaning and prep now if they want to be prepared for when the most powerful quantum machines arrive, perhaps in a decade’s time. Read more: https://zd.net/3frLmOB