US government unveils blueprint for 'completely secure' quantum internet

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The US has unveiled blueprint for 'completely secure' quantum internet
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The US has unveiled blueprint for 'completely secure' quantum internet

The 'quantum internet' will run alongside the existing Web, as a parallel network for sending confidential government and financial data

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has unveiled a blueprint for a 'quantum internet' that will be "virtually unhackable" and will offer "a world of new possibilities and opportunities" to users. DOE...

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