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The cash-strapped man Newsweek magazine named as the creator of Bitcoin has thanked supporters who donated over US$23,000 of the virtual currency to him. Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto again denied being the mysterious mastermind behind Bitcoin in , and expressed his thanks to the Bitcoin community. ...
NetworkWorld · 22 hours ago
The good news for Dublin Zoo is that Bernhardine, or “Dina”, the matriarch of its elephant herd, is pregnant. So is Yasmin, Dina’s little sister. And so is Anak, Yasmin’s daughter. All three elephants are due to give birth between June and October this year, and their calves expected to draw ...
Irish Times · 29 minutes ago
Could you put a price on your digital soul? For a Dutch student who sold a bundle of his personal information to the highest bidder, including emails, his browser history and personal calendar, the price tag read €350 (about $485). Shawn Buckles told ABCNews.com he set up an auction website for ...
Yahoo! News · 4 hours ago
HBO and Amazon aren’t only targeting their shared enemy, Netflix, with their major content licensing deal announced Wednesday. They’re going right after me and my friends, millennials aged 18-25, because we’re vaguely aware The Sorpranos and The Wire were pretty great shows, but we were way ...
Time · 6 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO — A year ago, Facebook's first 2013 earnings report proved to Wall Street that the company had managed the transition of its users from desktop software to mobile devices. That's why its stock has risen 140 percent in the past 12 months. This year, Facebook's first-quarter results ...
USA Today · 3 hours ago
For the first time, analysts, investors, and the public widely expected Apple to post a drop in iPad sales numbers during its second quarter earnings today. And the numbers didn’t lie: The public is not gobbling up iPads like they used to. Analysts projected iPad sales would reach 19.7 million, an ...
Wired News · 28 minutes ago
Google is giving users something of a time machine in a new feature on Maps. The company is adding past images of places noted in Street View for the desktop version of Google Maps. The goal is to give users the ability to see how places have changed over time. "We've gathered historical imagery ...
NetworkWorld · 4 hours ago
Twitter can be a very tricky place, a lesson the New York Police Department has just learned the hard way. The force asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD" as part of a social media campaign. But the pictures posted were less than friendly. Nick ...
BBC · 2 hours ago
Americans no longer have to splurge on the high-end Galaxy Tab Pro or Note Pro if they want a modern Samsung tablet -- the more affordable Galaxy Tab 4 range is headed to the US. WiFi versions of the Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 should hit shelves on May 1st at respective prices of $200, $270 and $350. ...
Engadget · 7 hours ago
Regarding the April 22 front-page article about the company Aereo, “”: Given that Aereo is not removing the commercials that support the broadcast television business model, broadcasters should embrace the company’s service, which increases viewership of their programs and those commercials, ...
Washington Post · 1 hour ago