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IEEE Experts Weigh Social Implications of Emerging Technologies in Future Pandemics

IEEE Experts Weigh Social Implications of Emerging Technologies in Future Pandemics

Emerging technologies can help societies during global pandemics, but deployment and implementation must be carefully guided. In this article, thought leaders from IEEE Future Directions initiatives on Blockchain, Brain, Digital Reality, and Future Networks explore the societal aspects of utilizing emerging technologies to secure health and economic systems against future pandemics.

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Intel Creating Cryptographic Codes That Quantum Computers Can't Crack

Intel Creating Cryptographic Codes That Quantum Computers Can't Crack

Intel has been working in cooperation with several other companies to develop Bit-flipping Key Encapsulation (BIKE) as a possible quantum-resistant cryptographic algorithm among the many being currently evaluated by NIST.

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Rapid Scale-Up of Commercial Ion-Trap Quantum Computers

Rapid Scale-Up of Commercial Ion-Trap Quantum Computers

Honeywell Quantum Solutions recently released its first commercial quantum computer, a system based on trapped ions comprising 10 qubits, along with a roadmap that will lead to much more powerful quantum computers. Separately, Maryland-based startup IonQ, unveiled a 32-qubit ion computer. Both companies measure their systems’ abilities using a value called quantum volume.

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