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How to keep your beer cold and hands warm while drinking

THEY’RE HERE! <i>101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die</i> Koozies are guaranteed to help prevent frostbite when drinking in cold conditions and to …

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BOOM: A Major Wall Street Bank Just Initiated Coverage On Bitcoin And Identified A Fair Value

Bitcoin, the bizarre electronic currency that seemingly came out of nowhere and has been taking over financial market headlines, is now being covered by one of the biggest firms on Wall Street.<p>"We believe Bitcoin can become a major means of payment for e-commerce and may emerge as a serious …

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Bank of America says Bitcoin could become a 'major means of payment'

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch issued the bank's first research report today on Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, concluding that the currency has the potential to become a "major means of payment for e-commerce" as well as a "serious competitor to …

Mysterious internet data hijacking operation discovered

A sizable chunk of internet traffic made an unnoticed pit stop in Belarus and Iceland at several points over the past year, a security firm said today. Renesys, a company that monitors online activity, says some internet traffic was hijacked en route to the US and other locations, including …

Judge to punish lawyers for frivolous lawsuit over AOL-Microsoft patent “conspiracy”

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Giant tech companies don’t usually cut sympathetic figures in court but, on Thursday, a federal judge in decided that the …

Google Lets You Download Gmail and Google Calendar Data

Google today rolled out a long-requested feature: being able to download a copy of your Gmail and Google Calendar data. The new feature means you can now back up your emails and calendars, or just export them temporarily so you can import them to another service.<p>Today’s additions let you download …

House of Representatives passes widely supported bill to fight patent trolls

A bipartisan bill that cracks down on potentially frivolous suits from "patent trolls" has passed the House of Representatives. Rep. Bob Goodlatte's (R-VA) Innovation Act passed committee in November and reached the House floor today, where it was approved in a vote of 325 to 91. It has gained wide …

How To Delete E-Mail Attachments After You Send Them

“Have you ever seen Mission Impossible, the film? Do you remember in the beginning he gets his mission and then it blows up after a few seconds? We do exactly the same thing but with digital documents.”<p>This is how Clement Cazalot, the CEO and co-founder of docTrackr, gets to describe his company’s …

China's central bank warns financial institutions of Bitcoin risks

China central bank People’s Bank, Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and another three authorities in finance issued today a notice on Bitcoin, cautioning financial institutions and payments services against risks.<p>They made clear that financial institutions are not allowed …