Microsoft and AkzoNobel to explore how quantum computing and Azure services can accelerate development of more sustainable paints 

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Using Azure services and the promise of quantum computing, researchers and developers from both companies will team up to establish what is effectively a cloud-based laboratory environment.   AkzoNobel delivers high-performance, innovative paint and coating products to over 150 countries, and is a frontrunner in sustainability. The ability to speed up the development of novel paint…Read more

Unlocking dramatic improvements to capacity management with Azure Quantum 

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Organizations globally struggle with maximizing resource utilization. From optimizing supply chain to managing available compute, capacity management can be staggeringly complex. In addressing these challenges, not only have Microsoft customers benefitted from significant speed, accuracy, and other improvements accessible through Azure Quantum quantum-inspired optimization (QIO)—we have as well. This embed requires accepting cookies from the…Read more

Ally Financial joins Azure Quantum program to transform customer experiences in the financial industry 

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Today, Ally Financial, a leading digital financial services company, shared that it is partnering with Microsoft on Azure Quantum solutions. Ally will utilize Azure Quantum to explore how Microsoft’s quantum capabilities can help deliver impact for their customers. This embed requires accepting cookies from the embed’s site to view the embed. Activate the link to…Read more

Modernizing conservation planning software for broader global impact 

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Building a more environmentally sustainable future requires having a plan. A plan for how human society can optimally minimize its negative environmental impacts while maximizing the value it derives from Earth’s natural systems. It requires conservation planners and policymakers to weigh up ecological, and economic data points against the socio-economic and geo-political reality that they…Read more

Myth vs. reality: a practical perspective on quantum computing 

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There’s a lot of speculation about the potential for quantum computing, but to get a clearer vision of the future impact, we need to disentangle myth from reality. At this week’s virtual Q2B conference, we take a pragmatic perspective to cut through the hype and discuss the practicality of quantum computers, how to future-proof quantum…Read more

There’s no better time to join the quantum computing revolution  

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It’s an exciting time to be in quantum information science. Investments are growing across the globe, like the recently announced U.S. Quantum Information Science Research Centers, that bring together the best of the public and private sectors to solve the scientific challenges on the path to a commercial-scale quantum computer. While there’s increased research investment worldwide, there are not yet enough skilled developers, engineers, and researchers to take advantage of this emerging quantum revolution.   Here’s where you…Read more