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Oxford quantum computing spinout announces $100M funding round led by Japan’s SBI

Oxford University physics spinout Oxford Quantum Circuits (OQC) recently announced the launch of Toshiko, a 32-qubit quantum computing services platform, alongside a $100-million Series B funding round led by Japan’s SBI Group’s investment arm.The company claims that Toshiko is the “world’s first enterprise ready quantum computing platform.” Great question! We

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IBM brings ‘utility-scale’ quantum computing to Japan as China and Europe struggle to compete

IBM announced the completed installation of a 127-qubit quantum computing system at the University of Tokyo on Nov. 27. According to the company, this marks the arrival of the first “utility-scale” quantum system in the region.[Article] The University of Tokyo Completes Installation of 127-Qubit IBM Quantum Eagle Processorhttps://t.co/TrFAnEQ3wq— UTokyo |

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Jed McCaleb-backed nonprofit will provide easier access to AI computing capacity

Ripple co-founder Jed McCaleb’s nonprofit Navigation Fund is helping to tackle the AI chip shortage by offering leasable capacity large machine learning models. A new cloud was officially launched on Oct. 29 that will be accessible on an hourly, monthly or long-term basis.An organization called Voltage Park “currently offer[s] bare-metal

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Chainlink Unveils ‘Data Streams’ to Reduce Latency, Expands Decentralized Computing

"With all these new updates, we are creating a standard for how all developers can connect heterogenous Web3 components with any existing system they can think about, move data and value seamlessly across multiple chain ecosystem, and create new verifiable applications," Kemal El Moujahid, chief product officer at Chainlink Labs,

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Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Revives High-Performance Computing Strategy Amid Booming Interest in AI

Given recent developments, "the time may be right to expand into this sector," using either Iris Energy's existing sites or the ones under construction, the company said. The miner has procured items with long lead times to expand to build out another 100 megawatt (MW) facility, which would bring its

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The SEC’s summer crackdown, Apple’s ‘spatial computing,’ and Mercado Bitcoin gears up

After a period of relative calm, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) kicked off its summer crypto crackdown by targeting two major exchanges, Binance and Coinbase.A total of 13 charges have been filed against Binance. One of the allegations in the suit claims that funds from Binance and

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