News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 12/10/15

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Stories of interest this week include Google’s quantum computer (and bucket-load of patents), an AR-based visual browser, concerns over spying and toys, and more.

    • Google proclaims its quantum computer a 100 million times faster than a regular computer chip. (Jordan Novet, VentureBeat)

 

 

 

    • Is the creator of bitcoin actually a 44-year-old Australian named Craig Steven Wright? (Andy Greenberg & Gwern Branwen, Wired)