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๐Ÿ‘‰ Issue #35 of QX Snapshots is out!






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โ›“ [๐๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค๐œ๐ก๐š๐ข๐ง] Mastercard and RBA Unveil CBDC Solution for Web3 Commerce while JPMorgan announces Tokenized Collateral Network. Mastercard, in collaboration with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the Digital Finance Cooperative Research Centre, showcased an interoperable central bank digital currency (CBDC) solution for trusted Web3 commerce. This technology allows CBDCs to be "wrapped" and transacted on various blockchains, ensuring secure participation for consumers.


โ–ถ [๐๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค๐œ๐ก๐š๐ข๐ง] UK to publish fund tokenization blueprint this year.


๐Ÿค– [๐€๐ˆ] Google Cloud Bolsters AI IP Indemnity; EY and IBM Innovate in HR Tech; Google Cloud has introduced a two-pronged intellectual property indemnity for its generative AI offerings, ensuring customers are covered against potential copyright challenges.


โ–ถ [๐€๐ˆ] LLaVA, the new open-source Large Language and Vision Assistant by Microsoft, challenges GPT-4's image recognition.


๐ŸŽ† [๐๐ฎ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฆ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ ๐ฒ] A team of Chinese researchers has unveiled Jiuzhang 3.0, a record-breaking light-based quantum computer. With 255 detected photons, it's significantly faster than its predecessor,


โ–ถ[๐๐ฎ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฆ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐จ๐ฅ๐จ๐ ๐ฒ] Scientists from QuEra Computing, Harvard University, and MIT have made a historic advancement in quantum computing by demonstrating two-qubit entangling operations with an unprecedented 99.5% accuracy on 60 neutral atom qubits simultaneously.


๐Ÿ’ป [๐Œ๐ž๐ญ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ž] EU JURI and UAE Navigate Metaverse Governance while Glasgow unveils 'Museums in the Metaverse'. The University of Glasgow launched a ยฃ5.6 million "Museums in the Metaverse" project, funded by the UK Governmentโ€™s Innovation Accelerator programme.


โ–ถ [๐Ž๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก] Surge in Tech Patents with SoC Innovations Leading the Charge while Atlassian Grapples with Critical Security Flaw. The technology sector has witnessed the filing of over 4.1 million patents in the past three years, primarily in SoC (System on Chip) computing. GlobalData's analysis highlights 190+ companies, including Intel, Apple, and Dell Technologies, deeply involved in SoC computing innovations

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