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If you carry around a device that can be tracked, people will do their best to track it. Apple is making it easier for them to do that with iBeacon.
After China puts a damper on Bitcoin, Baidu stops accepting it.
The Office of National Intelligence live-tweets the launch of a spy satellite-bearing rocket with an insane logo.
Big day for Bitcoin on Thursday.
I skimmed the new books from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's sister so that you don't have to.
Amazon 'Prime Air' could be the first step toward a postal service free of surveillance.
A criminal complaint against a doctor in Delaware details the many ways in which the feds could link a person's identity to their Silk Road account.
The FDA forbids 23andMe from selling its $99 genetic tests (just in time for Christmas shopping).
Microsoft's "Scroogled" Google-bashing gear proves popular with its competitor's employees.
New Jersey fines a gaming company one million dollars for turning 14,000 of its paying users into unwitting Bitcoin mining slaves.
Bitcoin goes before the Senate again Tuesday after having been given a tentative thumbs up by government agencies during a Senate Homeland hearing on Monday. The Banking Committee hearing Tuesday is a littler dryer — less about drugs and murder for hire for Bitcoin, and more about financial and banking issues around virtual currencies. During [...]
As Bitcoin’s value continues its ridiculous climb, into the $600s and $700s on popular exchanges, a price forecasting analyst states the obvious, “This is a classic speculative bubble.” Based on its current momentum, he predicts that it may go as high as $1,700 within the week. Disclosure: I own (increasingly valuable) Bitcoin that remain from [...]
Bitcoin has two dates with lawmakers this week, and traders are excited about the attention.
Bitcoin is booming, but start-ups can't get or hold onto bank accounts.
An infographic to compare how often tech companies get government search queries and how many of their users are affected.
Bitcoin's milkshake brings all the regulators to the yard.
Telesign is one of those companies that you've probably never heard of but that provides services you likely use on a regular basis. Now they're going to be giving your phone number a score.
You can add Matt Mellon, descendant of the famed banking family, to the ranks of the Bitcoin believers. The 49-year-old former chairman for the New York Republican Party’s Finance Committee decided in April that he wanted to get in on the Bitcoin frenzy and called the Winklevoss twins for advice. They linked him up with [...]
A Bitcoin exchange in China is driving the digital coin to new highs. The man running it is a Stanford grad whose most recent job was VP of technology for Walmart China.
It’s a big moment for Bitcoin. The digital currency has gotten an official nod from the overseer of U.S. currency in the form of a primer out of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Senior economist François R. Velde wrote an elegant critique of the four-year-old currency, explaining its mechanics, limitations, and prospects for success, [...]