IARPA in the News 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

The race to build the first quantum computers is on. Microsoft's efforts in this space are supported by a dedicated subsection of the Microsoft Research...In terms of news, the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) programme has notified IBM that it will award its scientists a multi-year research grant to advance the building blocks for a universal quantum computer.

InformationWeek Government

The US Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) program has notified IBM that it will award the company's scientists a major multi-year research grant to advance the building blocks for a universal quantum computer.

Defense One

A computer program, funded in large part by the U.S. military, has displayed the ability to learn and generate new ideas as quickly and accurately as can a human....Tenenbaum and his partners weren’t working on direct military applications, yet they received funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Office of Naval Research, the Army Research Office, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, and the Intelligence Advanced Research Agency, or IARPA.

GCN

Significant events tend to trigger significant reactions. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, fingers pointed to the lack...Brandeis is not the only initiative of its kind. The recently concluded Security and Privacy Research program, a joint effort by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity and DARPA’s Programming Computation on Encrypted Data program also address privacy-preserving computation and analytics.

IEEE Spectrum

A real-life U.S. version of “Q Branch” from the James Bond films has greater ambitions than creating personal spy gadgets such as exploding watches or weaponized Aston Martins....As a next step, the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has given IBM a five-year research grant to assemble physical qubits into a single logical qubit that lasts long enough to perform complex computer operations.