Tag - quantum-computers



Fujitsu and Riken say they have developed Japan's second quantum computer.
Oct 5, 2023
Fujitsu and Riken develop Japan's second quantum computer
The 64 qubit quantum computer from Fujitsu and state-backed Riken will be integrated with a 40 qubit quantum computer simulator.
A sign at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai on July 6. AI and quantum information science have recently become a major issue in international politics.
COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Sep 26, 2023
How emerging technologies can bring power to states
While the technologies are expected to largely change how militaries, economies and societies are operated, many of their social impacts remain unclear.
Japan Times
Jun 1, 2023
Ukraine war may become a proving ground for AI
AI and quantum computing could revolutionize offensive operations and, perhaps more important, logistics.
Japan Times
Apr 7, 2022
Tokyo proposes first domestic quantum computer use by March 2023
The plan comes after the LDP proposed new investment in new technologies such as quantum computing and artificial intelligence.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 31, 2021
Japan's first commercial-use quantum computer starts operations
Its ability to solve complex problems at faster speeds than supercomputers is expected to be used for developing new drugs and materials.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 30, 2020
IBM ties up with Japanese business and academia in quantum computing
The 'Quantum Innovation Initiative Consortium' will be based at the University of Tokyo and include Toyota, financial institutions and chemical manufacturers.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2020
Toshiba touts PC algorithm that's faster than a supercomputer
It's a tantalizing prospect for traders whose success often hinges on microseconds: a desktop PC algorithm that crunches market data faster than today's most advanced supercomputers.
Aug 24, 2019
Japan aims to put quantum cryptography into practical use from 2025
The government plans to accelerate research and development of quantum cryptography technology with the goal of putting it into practical use starting in 2025.
Japan Times
Oct 5, 2018
Quantum computer-maker D-Wave to make its powerful machines and software development tools available for free online
D-Wave Systems Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of quantum computers, is making its powerful machines and software development tools available for free through a new internet-based platform.
Japan Times
Aug 8, 2018
A quantum computing startup tries to live up to the hype
Few corners of the tech industry are as tantalizing or complex as quantum computing. For years its evangelists have promised machines capable of breaking the most impenetrable coded messages, unlocking the secret properties of the physical world and putting supercomputers to shame.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 17, 2018
IBM selects Keio to host first quantum computing hub in Asia
Keio University opened a research hub Thursday that can access IBM Corp.'s cutting-edge quantum computer system through the internet, with the aim of studying the possibilities of harnessing quantum computing.


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