July 24, 2020

Quantum loop: US unveils blueprint for ‘virtually unhackable’ internet

Washington (AFP) – US officials and scientists have begun laying the groundwork for a more secure “virtually unhackable” internet based on quantum computing technology.At a presentation Thursday, Department of Energy (DOE) officials issued a report that lays out a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet, using laws of quantum mechanics to transmit information more securely than on existing networks.The agency is working with universities and industry researchers on the engineering for the initiative with the aim of creating a prototype within a decade.In February,…

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