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Building a globe-spanning quantum internet

Last October, leaked NSA documents confirmed a massive privacy violation: government spies were tapping into private networks run by Google and Yahoo which were running unencrypted between data centers. Both companies scrambled to protect their private networks, but the deeper problems remained. As long as data center links relied on traditional infrastructure, they’d be vulnerable…

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Apple Was Going To Partner With PayPal On Apple Pay Until It Found Out PayPal Was Working With Samsung

PayPal was excluded from Apple’s new payment platform, Apple Pay, because the payment platform partnered with Samsung during negotiations with Apple, Bank Innovation’s Ian Kar reports. Kar says former PayPal president David Marcus was against the Samsung partnership – for fear it would upset Apple – but was forced to go along with the agreement…