October 22 - 13:10
Quantum computing startup IonQ backed by Samsung in $55 million round
IonQ, a startup promising to bring quantum computing 'from the lab to the enterprise', has received $55 million in new finance. Samsung has led the fresh investment, with previous backers Amazon also involved along with a sovereign wealth fund for the UAE government. IonQ uses a trapped-ion approach for quantum computing. Samsung says it foresees a 'revolution' in the use of the technology.
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