CIPHER BRIEF REPORTING — Ten years after Edward Snowden revealed the extent of a sprawling American surveillance program, China and the U.S. at the moment are locked in a neck-and-neck race for quantum supremacy that — a minimum of for Beijing — started in earnest when that former U.S. contractor landed in Hong Kong, wielding a trove of top-secret paperwork.
“It’s no coincidence that when Snowden defected to China, they (Chinese language management) instantly began ramping up quantum networks and their quantum computing program,” stated Paul Dabbar, former U.S. Underneath Secretary for Science and Vitality, throughout a latest Home Science, House and Expertise Committee listening to.
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