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Quantum leap in the dark science of cryptography

China says it has become the second country to develop an “unhackable” communications technology that uses the emerging science of quantum cryptography to protect sensitive data. The Chinese Academy of Sciences conducted the first quantum  videoconference call late last year together with the Austria Academy of Sciences in Vienna, using a secure line with data channeled through China’s quantum-science satellite Micius. Xinhua newsagency hailed the […]