Quantum Computing

White House Launches New Committee to Advise on Quantum Efforts

It’s all part of a continuing initiative to sustain American leadership in the quantum space.

The Pentagon Is Turning to Nature to Solve Its Most Complex Problems

DARPA is exploring ways to harness chemical reactions, biological processes and other natural phenomena to build a more efficient computer.

White House Science Chief: U.S. is Still Beating China In AI, Quantum Research

But that doesn’t mean the country should rest on its laurels, according to OSTP Director Kelvin Droegemeier.

A Look Inside the Government’s Latest Quantum Computing Efforts

Experts say fortifying strong international collaboration is critical to advancing the emerging technology.

Critical Update: Inside DARPA's DARPA

Valerie Browning, director of DARPA’s Defense Sciences Office, discusses self-aware machines, the future of quantum computing and preventing technology surprises.

White House Seeks Input on Impending Quantum Computing Policy

The administration wants to know what will transform the quantum information science landscape.

The Pentagon is Trying to Secure Its Networks Against Quantum Codebreakers

The Defense Information Systems Agency is exploring new encryption strategies that could withstand an attack from quantum computers.

NSF Director Approaching Uncertain Tech Landscape with Confidence

France Córdova sat down with Nextgov to discuss the national AI strategy, the federal research ecosystem and the “very exciting” future of quantum computing.

White House Establishes National Quantum Coordination Office

The new office will help coordinate quantum efforts across the government and private sector.

How a New Law Supports Quantum Computing's Great Leap Forward

The technology could be up there with some of the major technological advancements that changed the world, like the microchip or even electricity.

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What GovTech Will Look Like in 2019

This year, some agencies might opt to think inside the box.

Congress Races to the Finish Line Amid Shutdown Threat

The Senate passed lots of tech-centric bills and set the stage for next year’s privacy debate.

Quantum Computing That Can Crack Modern Encryption More Than a Decade Away

A report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine suggests encryption-cracking quantum computers are possible, but won’t be built in the immediate future.

White House Unveils Plan to Dominate Quantum Technology

Agency leaders also announced hundreds of millions of dollars in research investments.

Patent Office: Can AI, Quantum Determine If a New Idea Is Really New?

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office wants to know if advanced tech like AI and quantum computing can help examiners sift through the world’s collective knowledge.