QRL Weekly, 2023-June-13

13th June 2023

Weekly Dev Snapshot 📸 👇

  • Added new API GetPaginatedTransactionsByAddress in WalletAPIService, as well as in Wallet Daemon and released QRL Node v4.0.2
  • Updated documentation for the new API
  • Updated walletd-rest-proxy to support the WalletAPIService
  • Updated dependencies for walletd-rest-proxy
  • Updated documentation for the installation instruction of walletd-rest-proxy based on latest go version
  • Fix for the Beacon node not building on some of the arm architecture

Quantum News

Why The White House Says It's Vital To Modernize Your Cryptography Now

On 2023-06-13: The advent of quantum computing poses a significant threat to traditional cryptographic systems, emphasising the need for cryptography to be modernised. Migrating to post-quantum cryptography allows organisations to future-proof their security infrastructure. Significant investments in quantum technologies by various countries, as well as the inclusion of the quantum threat in key challenges, highlight the urgency, such as the United States government mandating the transition to post-quantum cryptography.
- forbes.com

Chinese quantum computer is 180 million times faster on AI tasks: paper

On 2023-06-08: Chinese scientists have made a significant breakthrough in quantum computing with their Jiuzhang computer, claiming it can perform AI-related tasks 180 million times faster than the world's fastest classical supercomputer. The researchers believe this development could have applications in data mining, biological information, network analysis, and chemical modeling research. - scmp.com

13th June 2023