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Japanese quantum startup aims to ease logistics strains

A Star Quantum tests tech with JAL and others to solve thorny problems

A Star Quantum announced in February that it started trials with Japan Airlines to "develop next-generation services." (Source photos by Kei Higuchi and screenshot from A Star Quantum's website)

TOKYO -- A Japanese startup is using quantum computing to calculate the most efficient routes and methods to transport goods, as a labor shortage and increasing demand strains Japan's logistics industry.

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