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An optimistic theory of Bitcoin as a 'hedge against the entire global currency system'

Bitcoin currency value reaches record high of $147 before plunging down

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Interest in digital coin system spikes dramatically after banking crisis in Cyprus, nearly tripling in value since last monthThe value of individual Bitcoins has hit a record high of almost $147 as interest in the cryptographic currency, which has no central issuing bank, has exploded.Though the value fell back later...
Bitcoin currency value reaches record high of $147 before plunging down

Watch Silicon Valley's Hottest Entrepreneur Belt Out Elton John's 'Rocket Man'

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Drew Houston is known for running a company that's worth $4 billion — but did you know he's got quite a voice? TechCrunch dug up a video of Houston singing "Rocket Man" at a bar at the World Economic Forum in Davos sometime earlier this week. Aside from running...
Watch Silicon Valley's Hottest Entrepreneur Belt Out Elton John's 'Rocket Man'

Russian Man Arrested on Cyber-attack Charges

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A Russian man has been arrested in Cyprus on charges that he launched denial-of-service attacks on Amazon.com and eBay in 2008, the U.S. Department of Justice......
Russian Man Arrested on Cyber-attack Charges

Global tech spending forecast to hit $3.8 trillion in 2013

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Worldwide spending on information technology products and services will grow 4.1 percent this year to roughly US$3.8 trillion, according to new forecast figures released by analyst firm Gartner. Cuts in U.S. government spending and the ongoing debt crisis in Cyprus have caused "the fragile business and consumer sentiment throughout...
Global tech spending forecast to hit $3.8 trillion in 2013

iTunes in the Cloud looks to be hitting more of Europe with TV series, films (update: confirmed)

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While stateside users might complain that we get all the good stuff in Europe first, Apple's iTunes in the Cloud for movies and TV shows has finally got around to rolling in to France and other parts of Europe, eons after it came out in the US. We confirmed...
iTunes in the Cloud looks to be hitting more of Europe with TV series, films (update: confirmed)

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Another Bitcoin Wallet Service, Instawallet, Suffers Attack, Shuts Down Until Further Notice

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Bitcoin’s wild surge in value has made it even more of an attractive target for hackers. Another wallet service called Instawallet said it is suspending itself indefinitely until it changes its security architecture. The crypto-currency, which currently trades at $129.90 to the dollar, has risen by almost fourfold in the...
Another Bitcoin Wallet Service, Instawallet, Suffers Attack, Shuts Down Until Further Notice

Video: Krauthammer suggests that Apple buy Cyprus

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Apple's cash is also burning a hole in the conservative commentator's pocket FORTUNE -- Is there anybody who doesn't think they know better than Apple (AAPL) what to do with the company's $137 billion in cash and marketable securities? Investment bankers want bigger dividends. David Einhorn wants his iPrefs. The...
Video: Krauthammer suggests that Apple buy Cyprus

Video: South Koreans going crazy for the new iPad

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iPad fever spreads around the world The line goes around the block FORTUNE -- Continuing its most aggressive rollout of an iOS device to date, Apple (AAPL) on Friday launched its new iPad in a dozen more countries, starting with South Korea. Judging from the video below, the event in...
Video: South Koreans going crazy for the new iPad

Bitcoin hits record exchange values with Cyprus banking crisis

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The peer-to-peer virtual currency is up nearly 350 percent in the past two months, thanks largely to uncertainty in Europe's banking community. [Read more]...
Bitcoin hits record exchange values with Cyprus banking crisis

Why Bitcoin may be bad for you now, but great for innovation

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Before you rush out and convert every dollar in your possession into Bitcoins, stop. Seriously, don't do it. The virtual, decentralized currency has seen a surge of interest as of late, and reached a billion dollars in total value this week. The rise has been credited by some to...
Why Bitcoin may be bad for you now, but great for innovation

VIDEO: Could virtual cash replace money?

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Virtual currency Bitcoin has trebled in value, as the financial crisis in Cyprus and beyond shakes consumer confidence in traditional banks....
VIDEO: Could virtual cash replace money?
Disappearance of Israel and Cyprus details on Flickr highlight gaps in Nokia's maps
WeLink makes developing social apps as easy as "falling off a log"

New iPad Launches in 12 New Countries as Shipping Estimates Fall to 5-7 Days

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As announced earlier this week, Apple today began selling the new iPad in twelve new countries: Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, South Korea, Saint Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. An additional nine countries will see the new iPad launch a week from today. Just as Apple...
New iPad Launches in 12 New Countries as Shipping Estimates Fall to 5-7 Days

Apple Expands Cloud iTunes For Films And TV Across Europe

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Apple has added iTunes In The Cloud movie sharing to 12 new European nations. Apple's iCloud service for movies has been rolled out to 12 new nations in Europe, and French iCloud members can now also access TV shows through the cloud based file sharing system. Until now it's...
Apple Expands Cloud iTunes For Films And TV Across Europe

The New iPad To Launch In South Korea And 11 Other Countries This Week

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Apple took to the wires this morning to announce that the new iPad will hit 12 countries later this week. Along with South Korea, this coming Friday the new iPad launches in Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. Then, the following...
The New iPad To Launch In South Korea And 11 Other Countries This Week

Fab Expands Across 13 European Countries, Is Actively Looking For Acquisitions

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Not even a month after news of Fab.de’s growth in Germany and Austria (revenue reaching 1.5M Euro per month), the company is today announcing its expansion across Europe. Starting now, Fab is available across 13 more European countries as an English or German-language website. In addition to the U.S., and...
Fab Expands Across 13 European Countries, Is Actively Looking For Acquisitions

StereoBot Is A New Licensing System For Movie, App, And Presentation Music

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As a man who is interested in independent films, I find that sourcing soundtracks for these projects is difficult. That’s why there’s StereoBot.com, a new service that allows filmmakers, students, app designers, and presenters to buy licenses to innocuous-sounding music for use in projects. The central interface is the search...
StereoBot Is A New Licensing System For Movie, App, And Presentation Music

DailyDirt: Do You Trust Digital Currencies?

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Global financial markets have shown that respectable currencies can be threatened by the actions of relatively small economies. The basis of modern money is trust, not the value of gold or of any particular physical goods. Perhaps digital currencies could provide some alternatives for small countries (who shall remain nameless,...
DailyDirt: Do You Trust Digital Currencies?

U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

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In February 2011, FraserSide IP LLC, a subsidiary of adult entertainment company Private Media Group, filed a complaint against Youngtek Solutions Limited, the owners of two “tube” sites called EmpFlix and TNAflix. Specializing in adult content, the sites will be familiar to many readers since they were heavily promoted by...
U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

New iPad hits Korea, 11 more on April 20, more on April 27

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Apple on Monday detailed another wave of international launches for the new iPad. South Korea and 11 more countries will get the tablet on April 20. The list mostly focuses on filling out Asian and South American coverage, and includes Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama,...
New iPad hits Korea, 11 more on April 20, more on April 27
New iPad hits South Korea, Venezuela, and 10 other countries this week

How To Mine Bitcoins

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Mining bitcoins – a process that helps manage bitcoin transactions as well as create new “wealth” – are the new Beanie Babies. Luckily for us, however, bitcoins seem to be going up in value and should maintain their value over time, unlike your mint condition Tiny the stuffed Chihuahua. But...
How To Mine Bitcoins

eToro launches Social Trading Index for learning from other traders and sharing top techniques

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Social investment network, eToro is launching its Social Trading Index in beta at FinovateFall, the showcase for financial tech in New York. Based in Cyprus, the company itself is not a broker, but it provides a platform and the software to connect users with third-party brokerage services. Users can look...
eToro launches Social Trading Index for learning from other traders and sharing top techniques

Apple rolls out iTunes in the Cloud movies and TV shows in France, Denmark, Greece, Norway, Sweden & Holland? (Update: Apple confirms)

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Update: TNW confirmed with Apple that a total of 12 countries have received access to movies in the Cloud, while France is the only to get TV shows today: Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden have all received the service, which allows access to...
Apple rolls out iTunes in the Cloud movies and TV shows in France, Denmark, Greece, Norway, Sweden & Holland? (Update: Apple confirms)

This Chart Makes It Really Hard To Believe In Efficient Markets...

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What is the efficient market explanation for the instant 19% surge in RenRen -- the so-called Facebook of China -- on the news that Facebook will be filing IPO papers wednesday. For what it's worth, we're aware that these secondary names always move around IPO events of a dominant...
This Chart Makes It Really Hard To Believe In Efficient Markets...

Russian man arrested on cyberattack charges

www.computerworld.com
A Russian man has been arrested in Cyprus on charges that he launched denial-of-service attacks on Amazon.com and eBay in 2008, the U.S. Department of Justice announced....
Russian man arrested on cyberattack charges
Apple rolling out new iPad on Friday to South Korea and 11 other countries
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