17 Jul 2018

Could quantum computers render current bitcoin and most blockchain cryptography powerless?

Bitcoin ledgers are protected by puzzles that are currently too complex for modern computers to solve without access to the private key of each one. A revolution in quantum computing, however, could make it possible for quantum computers to solve these puzzles and steal bitcoin. In order to secure bitcoin

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18 May 2018

Is Quantum Computing Ushering in an Era of No More Secrets?

In one of my favorite movies of all time, a brilliant mathematician creates a device capable of breaking the encryption used for air traffic control, global banking, and other critical applications. His company Setec Astronomy (an anagram for Too Many Secrets) has created such a powerful secret breaking device that

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04 May 2018

The Energy Department is Investing $30 Million in Quantum Research

“‘Quantum information science represents the future in a wide range of fields from computing to physics to materials science, and it will play a major role in shaping the technologies of tomorrow,’ said Energy Secretary Rick Perry. ‘It’s vital that American science and American scientists lead the way into this

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16 Mar 2018

Intelligence official: US still leads in quantum computing … for now

“Recent comments from the intelligence community indicate quantum computing could be one of the most important technology investments being made today, but the field has many worried about what might happen if others achieve it first.” Source: Intelligence official: US still leads in quantum computing … for now

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12 Feb 2018

How large-scale quantum computers could become a security nightmare

“Quantum computers today can’t stand up to modern encryption methods. But if simulations prove true, a future of larger, more powerful systems may threaten the integrity of government information and, subsequently, national security.” Source: How large-scale quantum computers could become a security nightmare

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05 Jan 2018

The quantum computing apocalypse is imminent

“But the computing power that gives cyber-defenders super-tools to detect attacks can be misused, as well. Last year, scientists at MIT and the University of Innsbruck were able to build a quantum computer with just five qubits, conceptually demonstrating the ability of future quantum computers to break the RSA encryption scheme.” Source:

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10 Nov 2017

China Has A Breakthrough in Spy-Proof Quantum Communications

“A team of Chinese researchers say they have completed the first long-distance quantum secure direct communication, a critical step toward sending messages that are truly safe from eavesdropping.” Source: China Has A Breakthrough in Spy-Proof Quantum Communications – Nextgov.com

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27 Oct 2017

Quantum, darknet could solve energy sector’s cybersecurity problems

“Protecting the U.S. energy grid from cyberattack requires the migration to cutting-edge technological tools such as dark fiber and quantum computing, according to experts who spoke at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee hearing on Thursday.” Source: Quantum, darknet could solve energy sector’s cybersecurity problems

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06 Oct 2016

The quantum clock is ticking on encryption – and your data is under threat

“time bomb is ticking – but the numbers keep changing, flipping from enough minutes to save the day but not enough time to escape with your own skin. Then it switches again. It’s no action film, it’s the strange threat posed to encryption by quantum computing. The impending exponential leap

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27 Jul 2013

Interview with Jim Rogers – China, energy, and economy

“Fusion MarketSite was fortunate to interview Jim Rogers, co-founder of the Quantum Fund with George Soros. Legendary investor, author and world traveler, Jim is one of the world’s most admired and respected investors in the agriculture, metals and mining, and energy sectors.” Source:Interview with Jim Rogers | The Big Picture

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