We are, I believe, in an interstitial zone when it comes to payments. Credit cards are still king – just ask Square – and NFC is just a dream in most countries. That’s why Coin is so interesting. It’s
More than 300 people, including teachers, doctors and priests have been arrested worldwide on child pornography charges. It follows a three-year investigation into Toronto-based company Azovfilms.com distributed
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Israel has denounced a Council of Europe resolution opposing ritual circumcision, saying it casts a "moral stain" and "fosters hate and racist trends in Europe". A strong statement issued by Israel shortly
The FBI has been deluged by more than 200 messages of protest from pro-drugs advocates after a raid on Silk Road, an online marketplace for illicit goods. The agency is attempting to access 600,000 Bitcoins,
The feds have caught up to the Silk Road. The underground website long known for drug trafficking and other illegal activity was seized by the FBI who also arrested the owner on three criminal counts.
In an interesting post-mortem release by the creators of the defunct anonymous marketplace Atlantis there is information that the former admins and users of the Silk Road are planning to resurrect the
Mercifully, secular courts don’t agree that inflicting physical wounds is an acceptable part of parenting. Hana’s parents have been convicted for her death at their hands and will be sentenced in October.
Silk Road, the best-known underground marketplace for the trade of illegal drugs on the internet, has been shut down leaving a large hole in the internet's underworld. Described by FBI special agent Christopher
Swedish startup Memoto did well on Kickstarter – well enough to earn the company 11 times its funding goal, or $550,000 to drive the creation of its lifelogging camera. The small camera is designed to
The government shutdown is here. Whether it’s not being able to get a new Social Security card or visit a national park, Americans will immediately feel the effects. But there’s one bright spot of the
Please explain what just happened The US government has begun shutting its non-essential services. Hundreds of thousands of workers are waking up to the news that they are on unpaid leave, and they don't
"Investor apprehension about this market continues to increase," says Lee. "It is the combination of fears that this was a 'false breakout' to new highs coupled with lingering concerns about the budget/debt
The Iranian government has secretly owned and controlled an office building in the middle of New York City for years. Set on Fifth Avenue and close to Rockefeller Center, the 36-story skyscraper houses
Parents Who Yell at Teens Can Increase Risk of Depression and Aggression Parents who yell at their adolescent children for misbehaving can cause some of the same problems as hitting them would, including
The design movement that revolutionized consumer goods, explained. If you were born after a certain year, then buying toothpaste that doesn’t come with the promise of whitening your snappers is unthinkable.
As 3D printing technology becomes cheaper and more widely available, the creations being produced are growing ever more ambitious. Here we look at some of the most impressive. Print your own ... rocket