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Unannounced Samsung 'activity tracker' pops up on FCC site

Samsung is working a new, unannounced product through the regulatory process.<p>The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday published files submitted recently by Samsung showing details on what the company is calling an "activity tracker." The product number doesn't match up with any fitness …

Bitcoin's elusive founder reportedly discovered living in California (update: maybe not)

There have been many theories bandied about as to the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. Nothing conclusive has married the name to an individual or group, but now <i>Newsweek</i> claims to have found <i>the</i> Nakamoto, a 64-year-old Japanese-American man of the same name residing in …

Lawyer: General accused of sex crimes to plead to some of the lesser charges

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair -- once one of the U.S. Army's top commanders in Afghanistan and accused of "sodomy ... by force" and other military crimes -- is to set to plead guilty Thursday to some charges but not the most serious levied against him, his lawyer said.<p>Sinclair will plead guilty on …

Former Coworker Regrets Helping Reveal Identity of Bitcoin's Founder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Satoshi Nakamoto, long considered to be the pseudonym of the person or persons who created Bitcoin, …

Alexei Navalny placed under house arrest in Russia

A court in Moscow has ordered the Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny to be placed under house arrest, after a request from investigators working on an embezzlement case.<p>Navalny and his brother Oleg face charges of stealing and laundering a total of 51m rubles (£840,000) from the cosmetics …

Workers Test Positive for Radiation After Leak at Nuclear Repository

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A recent leak at the nation’s underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico has caused 13 workers to …

Yelp's first top 100 restaurants list upends conventional wisdom

Yelp has revealed its first ever list of the top 100 places to eat in America and a small seafood restaurant in Hawaii has taken top spot. According to users of the crowdsourced recommendations site, Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona is the most impressive US restaurant, with an average five-star rating …

What are the Fastest Growing Tech Startups in Europe?

Wouldn’t it be cool to have a list of the fastest-growing tech startups in Europe? Yes, that’s what we thought as well and it would make so much sense for TNW to follow and cover those companies on their way to their IPOs (hopefully).<p>So, we sat down with our partner Adyen (a global payments …

Google Maps Gallery debuts as Web's interactive digital atlas

Ever wanted to know the best escape route out of a city in case of an emergency? How about which of the world's coral reefs are in the greatest danger? Or, the exact route of the Lewis and Clark Trail in 1814?<p>All of these maps are now far easier to find because of a feature Google launched on …

UPDATED: Mt.Gox Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Says 850,000 Bitcoin Lost

Mt.Gox has filed for bankruptcy protection and has outstanding debt of about $63.6 million, a lawyer for the Bitcoin exchange said today during a press conference at the Tokyo District Court, reports the WSJ.<p>The company also disclosed that it had lost 850,000 units of Bitcoin, including 750,000 …

The Value of This Year’s Oscars Gift Bag Has Just Shot Up to $85,000

No nominees will leave empty-handed from the Oscars. Marketing company Distinctive Assets has made sure of that with its $85,000 “Everyone Wins at …

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After more than 12 years, Clinton White House papers will be released

Over the next two weeks, the Clinton Library and the National Archives will release as many as 33,000 pages of presidential records from Bill Clinton's years in the White House — creating a trove of new documents for Hillary Clinton's friends and foes to sift through as she weighs a 2016 …