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

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

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

Accelerating quantum materials research with Microsoft’s new Copenhagen lab 

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Microsoft is pleased to announce the recent opening of our new Quantum Materials Laboratory in Copenhagen, Denmark, on September 21. We have high expectations for the new lab. It’s where the heart of our quantum computer—the topological qubit—will be developed under the direction of Scientific Director Peter Krogstrup….Read more

Microsoft advances quantum computing vision and helps tackle real-world challenges 

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This week marks one year since Microsoft announced our bold vision of developing a scalable, full stack quantum computing solution. During that period, we have delivered against our vision and achievement, including expanding our quantum investments across the globe and making our quantum research and technology accessible to a growing community of quantum developers….Read more

Atom by atom: Fabricating materials for a quantum computer 

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Topological qubits will be one of the key ingredients in the Microsoft plan to bring a powerful, scalable quantum computing solution to the world. Providing increased resistance to outside interference, topological qubits create a more stable foundation than conventional qubits. This increased stability allows the quantum computer to perform computations that can uncover solutions to…Read more