China is investing heavily in developing quantum computing, a potentially game-changing technology that can do many calculations simultaneously trillions of times faster than the most powerful supercomputer today. Photo: Reuters

China set for quantum leaps in spook-proof communications

Topic |   World Internet Conference 2015

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China is investing heavily in developing quantum computing, a potentially game-changing technology that can do many calculations simultaneously trillions of times faster than the most powerful supercomputer today. Photo: Reuters
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Chow Chung-yan

Chow Chung-yan

Chung-yan joined the SCMP as a summer intern in 1998. Over the past two decades he has risen through the ranks to the role of Executive Editor via the City, China and Business desks.

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen investigates major research projects in China, a new power house of scientific and technological innovation. He has worked for the Post since 2006. He is an alumnus of Shantou University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Semester at Sea programme which he attended with a full scholarship from the Seawise Foundation.