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

Explore Azure Quantum’s diverse and growing hardware portfolio for free  

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Azure Quantum is a platform for innovation. There’s no better place to experiment and unlock innovation today and prepare the quantum solutions of tomorrow. Last week, we shared the exciting news that we’ve demonstrated a significant and foundational milestone towards realizing a topological qubit on the path to a scalable quantum machine. And while we’re in the Read more

Improving financial services anomaly detection with Mphasis and Azure Quantum 

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Quantum-inspired optimization (QIO) improves and adds scale to traditional anomaly detection, reducing payment card risk in the financial services industry. In 2019, fraudulent activity led to tens of billions of dollars in losses from payment cards alone.¹ Payment card providers worldwide are constantly looking to improve their methods to detect and block fraudsters from exploiting their Read more

NASA’s JPL uses Microsoft’s Azure Quantum to manage communication with space missions 

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As NASA launches more frequent and complex missions into space, managing communications with the growing number of spacecraft is becoming increasingly challenging. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has turned to Azure Quantum to explore ways to communicate more efficiently with spacecraft exploring our solar system and beyond. JPL communicates with space missions through the Deep Read more

Azure Quantum: Open, flexible, and future-proofed 

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Quantum computing is evolving quickly. There are many different qubit technologies and development tools vying for your consideration. It can be challenging to know where to get started and how to optimally invest your resources. Some companies offer only one solution—their own, while others offer open ecosystems but leave it to you to change your Read more

Microsoft and KPMG collaborate to build industry optimization solutions using Azure Quantum 

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Microsoft and KPMG are working together to explore and solve common business problems utilizing quantum-inspired optimization techniques available through Azure Quantum. Optimization problems are found in many industries and are often difficult to solve using traditional methods which can accelerate optimization. Emulating these quantum effects on classical computers has led to the development of quantum-inspired 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

The Azure Quantum ecosystem expands to welcome Qiskit and Cirq developer community 

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We’re excited to invite Python developers to experience the open Azure Quantum ecosystem with an expanded stack. With new support in Azure Quantum for major quantum Python SDKs, developers can directly submit quantum circuits built with Qiskit and Cirq. You can use familiar tools and leverage your existing development investment to explore quantum hardware in Read more

Azure Quantum’s collaborative development approach highlighted at IEEE QCE21 

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Microsoft will be showcasing a wide range of expanded Azure Quantum ecosystem capabilities at IEEE Quantum Week 2021. Our keynote plus several workshops, tutorials, and panels will describe how Microsoft’s collaborative development approach is enabling advanced research and exploration of today’s quantum hardware and applications while building a strong foundation for a scaled quantum computing Read more

Announcing Azure Quantum Credits and new development capabilities 

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Vibrant ecosystems are a cornerstone of innovation for any emerging technology space. The field of quantum computing is no different. We’re excited to share several new Azure Quantum ecosystem updates aimed at empowering you to deliver impact with your applications, exploration, and research: Azure Quantum Credits to power your development. Direct connection from Quantum Python Read more

Dive into today’s quantum hardware at Azure Quantum Developer Workshop 3 

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Are you a developer or researcher looking for access to today’s quantum hardware and tools?  Please join us at our third Azure Quantum Developer Workshop where we’ll explore and experiment with today’s state-of-the-art quantum hardware using Azure Quantum. Leading experts in the field will help you learn about the expanding Azure Quantum ecosystem, how to Read more