Quantum

06.20.14
Quantum computing firm calls 'bullshit' as scientists undermine its technology
06.20.14

Quantum computing firm calls 'bullshit' as scientists undermine its technology

How do you evaluate a quantum computer you just bought from D-Wave for $15 million? It's not easy,...

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01.20.14
Google tests the performance limits of D-Wave's quantum computers
01.20.14

Google tests the performance limits of D-Wave's quantum computers

We've long known that D-Wave's quantum computers are specialized tools rather than Swiss Army Kniv...

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01.14.14
NYT: NSA embeds radio transmitters to access offline computers from miles away
01.14.14

NYT: NSA embeds radio transmitters to access offline computers from miles away

Tonight's fun NSA revelation comes courtesy of the New York Times, reporting on an agency program...

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01.03.14
NSA wants to make a quantum computer that cracks tough encryption
01.03.14

NSA wants to make a quantum computer that cracks tough encryption

While the NSA can inflitrate many secure systems without breaking a sweat, there are still some en...

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09.07.13
Toshiba's quantum access networking promises spy-proof encryption for groups
09.07.13

Toshiba's quantum access networking promises spy-proof encryption for groups

Quantum cryptography is crack-proof by its nature -- you can't inspect data without changing it --...

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08.29.13
Bristol physicists working to bring quantum cryptology to our phones
08.29.13

Bristol physicists working to bring quantum cryptology to our phones

It's no secret that our phones are often vulnerable to the occasional malicious hack, no matter ho...

By N. Lee,   08.29.13
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08.17.13
Alt-week 8.17.13: Fukushima's permafrost plan, the rodent afterlife and quantum teleportation
08.17.13

Alt-week 8.17.13: Fukushima's permafrost plan, the rodent afterlife and quantum teleportation

Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days....

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05.06.13
Los Alamos National Lab has had quantum-encrypted internet for over two years
05.06.13

Los Alamos National Lab has had quantum-encrypted internet for over two years

Nothing locks down data better than a laser-based quantum-encrypted network, where the mere act of...

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04.10.13
Jens Andersen reveals DCUO's Origin Crisis DLC
04.10.13

Jens Andersen reveals DCUO's Origin Crisis DLC

Although he's been dropping hints and teasing fans for a while now, Creative Director Jens Anders...

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