Why you might trust a quantum computer with secrets—even over the internet

It may be possible to control a quantum computer over the internet without revealing what you are calculating, thanks to the many possible ways that information can flow through a … Continue reading Why you might trust a quantum computer with secrets—even over the internet

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Nine out of every 10 people coming online in India need a browser that’s not in English

Indian language speakers are getting online faster than English language speakers in India, and are expected to go from 42 million in 2011 to 536 million in 2021.   https://www.theatlas.com/javascripts/atlas.js … Continue reading Nine out of every 10 people coming online in India need a browser that’s not in English

Net neutrality going down in flames as FCC votes to kill Title II rules

Enlarge / Protestors object to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to eliminate net neutrality rules before Pai’s appearance at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC on May 5, 2017. … Continue reading Net neutrality going down in flames as FCC votes to kill Title II rules

The 22-year-old who saved the world from a malware virus has been named

The 22-year-old who slowed down the spread from a malware virus has been named as Marcus Hutchins. Hutchins, a British cybersecurity researcher, has been credited with stopping the WannaCry ransomware attack‘s spread from a small … Continue reading The 22-year-old who saved the world from a malware virus has been named

SpaceX’s plan to blanket the world in internet

If you’re reading this, you have an internet connection. But many people around the world don’t have one, something that Elon Musk’s SpaceX aims to change. The company has long … Continue reading SpaceX’s plan to blanket the world in internet