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Blog Profile / The Not-So Private Parts

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Archived Since:February 24, 2011

Blog Post Archive

So You Found An Obamacare Website Is Hackable. Now What?

A white hat hacker says Covered California closed their eyes to flaws in their site until he made them public in a YouTube video.

Google Makes Private Messaging Someone Easier… World Freaks Out.

Why is everyone freaking out about Google making it easier to send a Google Plus user a private message?

A $100 Worth Of Litecoin A Year Ago Is Worth $30,000 Today

Bitcoin has inspired a host of imitators. Of the over 70 cryptocurrencies in existence, Litecoin is the one that's become the most valuable. It's worth $600 million now, but its creator says it hasn't made him rich.

Facebook Isn’t Actually A Good Way To Judge Potential Employees, Say Researchers

Previous research said Facebook stalking was an effective way to review job applicants. New research suggests otherwise.

China Bites Into Bitcoin

A speculative frenzy turned Bobby Lee's BTC China into the world's biggest Bitcoin exchange. Then Beijing dropped the boom. Easy come, easy go.

The Craziest Bitcoin Business: Making Millions Selling Money-Minting Machines

The craziest money-making Bitcoin business out there has to be the companies that are making millions selling machines that mint money.

How You Should Have Spent $100 In 2013 (Hint: Bitcoin)

If you could get in a time travel machine and head back to the beginning of the year, you would best do so with Bitcoin on the brain.

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

Forget "twerking" and "selfies." dubbed "privacy" the word of the year in 2013.

Justine Sacco’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Twitter-Version

Never tweet something like this if you're a professional PR person, especially if you're about to go offline for 10 hours.

Federal Judge Writes Epic Smackdown Of ‘Likely Unconstitutional’ NSA Phone Record Collection

Larry Klayman, a conservative activist, and Charles Strange, father of a Navy SEAL who died in Afghanistan, sued the federal government as well as Verizon, saying that the phone company handing over their information to the feds was a violation of the U.S. Show More Summary

Bitcoin’s Biggest Investment: Coinbase Deposits $25 Million From Andreessen Horowitz

Coinbase announced a $25 million Series B round of funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon. On top of a Series A from Union Square Ventures and Ribbit Capital, it makes Coinbase the most-well-funded start-up in Bitcoin, with a total of 31 million real world dollars sunk into it.

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