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Bitcoin Pioneer Hal Finney Cryogenically Frozen After Losing Battle With ALS

Bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney, widely accredited as the number-two developer behind Satoshi Nakamoto on the world's most valuable cryptocurrency, has …

Meet the British Crown Dependencies Vying To Become Bitcoin Island

Bitcoin entrepreneurs seeking a friendly jurisdiction for their business could do worse than end up on the Isle of Man, the picturesque British Crown …

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Chanel x Monster Headphones

Chanel has teamed up with Monster Headphones to create a special set of headphones. These headphones were first spotted on Swizz Beatz and Karl …

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Someone Is Leaving Hidden Bitcoin Wallets All Over San Francisco, Including At Mark Zuckerberg's House

The Hidden Cash treasure hunt phenomenon has gone digital.<p>In May, someone started hiding envelopes of cash all over San Francisco, and now someone is leaving bitcoin wallets around the city, sending people on a digital scavenger hunt.<p>The hunt is appropriately called @SFHiddenBitcoin.<p>The wallets are …

Bitcoin Startup Funding Is On Track To More Than Double This Year

• Based on the run rate through June, investment in Bitcoin businesses is on track to reach $250 million this year, BI Intelligence estimates. That's 150% growth over the $99.5 million that was invested in 2013.<br>• At that run rate, investment in Bitcoin-related businesses could grow over 12,000% from …

Bitcoin market value grows 800%, and other stats from an amazing year (chart)

Bitcoin has had a splendid year. Despite being an unstable facilitator of black-market transactions created by an anonymous hacker to skirt government control, consumers can’t get enough of the cryptocurrency.<p>Bitcoin news site CoinDesk released some impressive numbers on Bitcoin’s year-over-year …

24 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or …

EU Citizenship For Sale In Bulgaria: Yours For £150,000

Every country in the European Union has the right to offer citizenship for sale. Depending on the country and its economic situation, the price tags vary, at times wildly.<p>And every so often a scandal pops around the continent with the best deal of the moment. The latest comes courtesy of Bulgaria …

Thoughts On FORBES Billionaires Past And Present

The 2014 FORBES Billionaires list has swelled to a record 1,645, including 268 newcomers. The members of our list have an aggregate net worth of $6.4 trillion, up from $5.4 trillion a year ago. As wealth editor Luisa Kroll puts it, “We unearthed a record 268 new ten-figure fortunes, including 42 …

Mercedes-Benz gives us a look at Apple’s CarPlay in new C-Class [Gallery]

Earlier today we got a look at Apple’s just announced CarPlay feature for iOS when Volvo announced it would arrive in its new XC90 SUV, and now Mercedes-Benz has announced its partnership with Apple. As previously reported, the company confirmed today that it will be demoing the new Mercedes-Benz …

Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

Does The First Amendment Protect Marijuana Ads?

Last week <i>High Times</i> and <i>Westword</i> filed a federal lawsuit arguing that Colorado’s restrictions on marijuana advertising violate the First Amendment. The complaint argues that advertising by state-licensed pot shops “constitutes protected commercial speech because it addresses lawful activity…and is …

What To Expect From Music Videos In 2014

In 2013 Miley Cyrus broke the VEVO record for views in a day with over 16 million with her single “Wrecking Ball,” and we saw Psy’s Gangnam Style become the first music video to surpass a billion views (currently with 1.8 billion). According to ComScore, the number of online videos watched in the …

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Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her …

21 Ways Rich People Think Differently

World’s richest woman Gina Rinehart is enduring a media firestorm over an article in which she takes the “jealous” middle class to task for ‘drinking …

Stressed About Money? 6 Ways to Combat It

<i>by Jane Bianchi</i><p>Whether you’re pulling your hair out because you can’t seem to save enough money for your emergency fund or you’re having a hard time dealing with your significant other’s spending habits, various types of money anxiety can be triggered by what one expert labels as “thinking …

Warren Buffett's Idea Of Heaven: "I Don't Have To Work With People I Don't Like"

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: Forbes launched an e-book on Warren Buffett today. In it you’ll find Forbes and ForbesLife magazine profiles from 1969 to 2013 written by staffers and Buffett himself. The feature below can be found in the e-book along with 14 others that shed light on the philanthropist Buffett has</i> …

How To Create Your Own Cryptocurrency

By Michael Grothaus8 minute Read<p>When you look at the complexities that go into making a physical dollar bill it’s plain to see why most people don’t …

Genetically modified monkeys created with cut-and-paste DNA

Researchers have created genetically modified monkeys with a revolutionary new procedure that enables scientists to cut and paste DNA in living organisms.<p>The macaques are the first primates to have their genetic makeup altered with the powerful technology which many scientists believe will lead to …

20 Amazing Companies Founded During The Financial Crisis

Of the 100 companies listed on our annual America’s Most Promising List, around a third were forged in the doom and gloom years of the global financial crisis. How did these companies achieve extraordinary growth when others were in freefall? Here some of the CEOs tell us how they turned a bleak …

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Will 2014 be the year we trade in our credit cards and abandon our wallets in favor of virtual currencies? If you follow the recent hype surrounding bitcoin, the trendiest of the new crop of digital currencies, you could be swayed into thinking that good, old-fashioned cash was going the way of the …

Bitcoin Breaks Out, You Can Now Pay The IRS In Cryptocurrency

As bitcoin moves away from being known only to the tech cognoscenti and becomes a real viable currency that is adopted broadly, more organizations arise that look to leverage all this attention and add something of value to bitcoin holders. SnapCard is a San Mateo-based startup with the stated aim …

Silicon Valley VC Thinks a Single Bitcoin Will Be Worth $100,000

Just a year ago, a bitcoin was worth $13. And today, the same piece of digital currency is valued at more than $800 on popular online money …

Book In Its 2014 Series - Secret Money:Living On Bitcoin In The Real World

<b>NEW YORK (January 16, 2014)</b> – Forbes announced today the release of the first title in its 2014 e-book line, <i>Secret Money: Living on Bitcoin in the Real World,</i> by Forbes senior online editor Kashmir Hill. The new e-book, produced and distributed by Vook, describes how to live on Bitcoin, the …

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