South African electrical engineer and theoretical physicist Dr Stef Roux is pioneering a quantum communication technology that will allow users to transmit sensitive information in a more secure environment than that provided by fibre-optic cables.
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Google, the world’s biggest online corporation, has announced the creation of its new technology start-up incubator. The Cape Town-based pilot project is expected to give local developers a chance to become part of the global technological community.
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