Dwave has solved over 12 million Ising problems using their adiabatic quantum computer chips over the past 12 months. They are focused on machine learning applications.
They are getting lower generalization error and faster training for binary classifiers for image classication and identification.
Hartmut Neven talking about using quantum annealing processors for machine learning.
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