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What is cryptocurrency, how does it work and why do we use it?

Cryptocurrency is a form of digital money that is designed to be secure and, in many cases, anonymous.<p>It is a currency associated with the internet that uses cryptography, the process of converting legible information into an almost uncrackable code, to track purchases and transfers.<p>Cryptography …

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Twitter CEO: Vine growing 'as well as we could have hoped'

Dick Costolo weighs in on the health of his 6-second video app during a CNBC Twitter documentary airing Wednesday.<p>Reports of Vine stagnating after the launch of Instagram video may be closer to fiction than fact if new statements from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo are any indication.<p>In a Twitter …

VMware Hires Former SAP Mobile Chief Sanjay Poonen To Shore Up Executive Ranks

Former SAP Mobile Chief Sanjay Poonen has been hired to run VMware’s end-user business, a move that will help to shore up the virtualization company’s executive ranks after a long run of high-profile departures.<p>Poonen will join VMware as an executive vice president and general manager to run the …

HTC Mini+ companion device coming to the UK with added functionality

When the HTC Butterfly (better known as the Droid DNA here in the US) launched in China several months ago, it was soon followed by a companion device called the HTC Mini. This accessory -- not to be confused with HTC's One mini -- is basically designed to be a Bluetooth handset and remote control …

Google Glass to see policy questions

Wide-eyed fascination induced by Google Glass is about to smack into a real wall of policy implications — from the doctor’s office to the driver’s seat.<p>The wearable computer, subject of media interest and a strategic public relations push, has Congress swooning even as it triggers trepidation …

The Simple Grilling Trick You Must Know

For better-tasting, perfectly cooked vegetables this summer, depend on this method<p>When you think about the number of vegetables that have slipped between your grill grates and into the fires below, it’s hard not to want to repent. Rounds of squash, spears of asparagus, wedges of zucchini—the toll …

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my favorite buttermilk biscuits

I won’t lie: I generally feel — being a Jewish kid from suburban New Jersey — about the least qualified person on earth to talk about biscuits. My …

Jim Lahey's Tips for Perfect Grilled Pizza

There's no one better to teach the secrets of perfect grilled pizza than Jim Lahey, owner of Sullivan Street Bakery and Co. pizzeria in New York, and …

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Ingredients (serves 4-6):<p>1 small head of cauliflower<br>• 4 cups of fusilli<br>• 4 cups of grated aged cheddar cheese<br>• 1 (370 mL) can of unsweetened condensed …

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Lemon

These pancakes are crisp outside and fluffy inside; thanks to the addition of cottage cheese, they have more protein than most.

Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Aioli

<i>Grilled Artichokes are a fabulous appetizer for summer.</i> You can do all the prep ahead of time. Just pop them on the grill right before serving. …

Grilled Avocado Salad with Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>Dressing:</b><p>1 ripe Hass avocado, pitted and peeled<br>• 1 Tbsp. chopped basil<br>• 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley<br>• 2 tsp. chopped tarragon<br>• 1 tsp. chopped …

Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauce » Tide & Thyme

It’s officially summertime here on the Eastern Shore, and our grill is almost always fired up. We do a lot of the classic stuff – steaks, burgers, …

Vegetable Tian

While browsing through Facebook on a lazy Sunday morning, I recently came across a mouth-watering recipe for <i>Vegetable Tian.</i><p>Sign up for my email …

Cauliflower Stir-Fried with Fermented Bean Curd Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil1/2 head cauliflower, cut into 1/4-thin slices3 cloves garlic, smashed3 tablespoons water or stock3 cubes red or white fermented bean curdKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Heat oil in a large wok over high …

Kao Xiang Cong (Grilled Scallion Skewers)

1 1⁄2 lb. large scallions, trimmed and cut into 5″ pieces<p>12 (6″) wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes<p>1 1⁄2 tsp. sugar<p>1 tsp. kosher salt, …

Justice Dept. approves Google's $2.3B sale of Motorola Home

The U.S. Department of Justice has given its blessing to Google's sale of the Motorola Home set-top business to Arris Group for $2.35 billion.<p>Announced Friday, the department's approval was the last regulatory hurdle that the deal faced. The broadband technology provider, which is expected to use …

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Google reportedly offers search results changes in EU probe

Package of concessions includes clear labeling of its own products in search results, as well as prominent placement of rivals' services, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.<p>Google has proposed an overhaul of how it displays search results in Europe to allay concerns that the Web giant is abusing …

Facebook Home now unofficially available for nearly any Android device

If you’ve been disappointed by the lack of handsets and number of regions supported by Facebook Home, then I have some good news for you. The kind folks over at Madaco, who incidentally also had their hands on the leaked version of Facebook Home as well, have put together a collection of APKs which …

Dish Network bids $25.5bn for Sprint to bypass Softbank buy

Dish Network has thrown in as a Sprint suitor, offering $25.5bn to pick up the ailing CDMA carrier, and frustrate would-be buyer Softbank in the …

Microsoft Reportedly Preparing To Jump On The Smartwatch Bandwagon

Apple, Google, LG, and Samsung are all reportedly working on wrist-worn computing devices behind closed doors, and it seems like that little club of big companies may soon get another member. If a new report from the Wall Street Journal is to be believed, Microsoft has been in touch with an …