knowledge News of 07/07/20
Quantum Machines Announces QUA, Its Universal Language For Quantum Computing
It’s a busy week in the world of quantum computing and today Tel Aviv-based Quantum Machines , a startup that is building a software and hardware stack for controlling and operating quantum computers, announced the launch of QUA, a new language ...
IonQ Raises Additional Funding For Its Quantum Computing Platform
Quantum computing startup IonQ today announced that it has raised additional funding as part of its previously announced Series B round. This round extends the company’s funding, including its 2019 $55 million Series B round , by about $7 ...
Partners At b2b European VC HenQ Discuss Remote Work’S Biggest Advantages
HenQ , an Amsterdam-based VC that invests in European B2B software startups typically at seed and Series A, recently disclosed the first close of its fourth fund at €70 million. The final close is expected to top out at between €75-€85 million ...
Target Global Has A €1m “Super Seed” Fund Incoming To Switch On Laid Off Tech Talent In Spain During COVID-19
Target Global is backing a €1 million support fund for tech talent in Spain laid off or furloughed as a result of the coronavirus crisis. The aim is to provide pre-seed financing to help crisis-hit tech workers switch gears and build out a ...
D-Wave Gives Anyone Working On Responses To The COVID-19 Free Cloud Access To Its Quantum Computers
D-Wave , the Canadian quantum computing company, today announced that it is giving anyone who is working on responses to the COVID-19 free access to its Leap 2 quantum computing cloud service. The offer isn’t only valid to those focusing on new ...
Quantum Machines Raises $17.5m For Its Quantum Orchestration Platform
Quantum Machines , a Tel Aviv-based startup that is building both hardware and software to operate quantum computers, today announced that it has raised a $17.5 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Israeli tech entrepreneur Avigdor ...
Amazon Develops A New Way To Help Alexa Answer Complex Questions
Amazon’s Alexa AI team had developed a new training method for the virtual assistant that could greatly improve its ability to handle tricky questions. In a blog post , team lead Abdalghani Abujabal details the new method, which combines ...
Video Platform Kaltura Adds Advanced Analytics
You may not be familiar with Kaltura ‘s name, but chances are you’ve used the company’s video platform at some point or another, given that it offers a variety of video services for enterprises, educational institutions and video on ...
Fluent Acquires AdParlor, A Social Ad Specialist Previously Owned By Adknowledge, For $10m
The old guard of advertising networks continues to swap hands. In the latest development, marketing company Fluent has announced that it is buying AdParlor , a company that built early inroads into advertising and advertising strategy on social ...
Nigerian Data Analytics Company Terragon Acquires Asian Mobile Ad Firm Bizense
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