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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Amazon Makes Quantum Computers; Bitcoin’s New Surge | Technically Speaking” – below is their description.
Amazon is laying the groundwork for a quantum computer in some form, hiring for a Quantum Hardware Team within its Amazon Web Services Center for Quantum Computing. More: https://trib.al/PWcNlj3
Meanwhile, it’s been a interesting time to follow bitcoin this week. As the cryptocurrency enjoyed another surge in value, the CEO of PayPal, Dan Schulman, said he thought the pandemic this year would buoy interest in digital currencies within e-commerce. More: https://trib.al/4kaTX75
These are some topics you may have missed in tech news, but Bloomberg’s Tech Editor Nate Lanxon is going to fill us in.Bloomberg Quicktake: Now YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Bitcoin
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency invented in 2008 by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto and started in 2009 when its implementation was released as open-source software.