Tech Giant Announces ‘World’s Fastest Quantum Computer’ – Are Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptographic Systems at Risk?

Tech Giant Announces ‘World’s Fastest Quantum Computer’ – Are Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptographic Systems at Risk?

Industrial powerhouse Honeywell says its latest quantum computer is now the fastest in the world. How quickly real-world applications will develop or how swiftly they’ll be able to impact industries or affect cryptographic systems such as Bitcoin is the subject of rigorous debate. In an…

UK's slowest and fastest streets for broadband revealed

UK's slowest and fastest streets for broadband revealed

According to new research for 2020, the slowest street in the UK for broadband is 5,330 times slower than the fastest street in the country. Queens Road in Weybridge, Surrey, took the cake for the slowest connection, with an average download speed of 0.12 Mbps….

Retail jobs being cut at fastest rate – and worst is yet to come

Retail jobs being cut at fastest rate - and worst is yet to come

Britain’s beleaguered retailers have slashed jobs at the fastest pace since the height of the financial crisis but the worst of the cuts are yet to come, according to a report. The latest retail sales survey by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) found the…

Coronavirus rate rising fastest among under-fives in England

Coronavirus rate rising fastest among under-fives in England

New data for England shows that coronavirus rates are rising fastest among the under-fives. Rates are rising among all groups below pension age, according to Public Health England, with the under-fives seeing the biggest surge. The figures show infections in children up to four years…