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Getaround Strikes Deal To Offer Discounted Leases For Smart Cars Listed On Its Rental Platform

Peer-to-peer car rental startup (and TechCrunch Disrupt winner!) Getaround wants to reduce the number of cars on the road, by enabling its users to rent out those owned by regular folks around them. But to get more cars off the road, first it has to get more cars on its platform. All of which is …

Alleged Top Moderators Of Silk Road 2 Forums Arrested In Ireland, U.S. In International Sweep

At least two moderators of the Silk Road 2 user forums have been arrested by authorities in the U.S. and Ireland. A source claiming to have inside knowledge of the arrests said that Libertas, a moderator on the Silk Road 2 forums [TOR link], has been arrested by the Irish Police (Garda Siochana) in …

Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into six states

SAN FRANCISCO -- Technology investor Tim Draper is trying to drum up support to split California into six states, one of them being Silicon Valley.<p>His argument for redrawing the California map: The state is underrepresented in Washington. He's looking to get an initiative on the California …

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BTC China CEO Attempts To Calm The Bitcoin Market After RMB Deposit Shutdown

In a letter posted on the Chinese bitcoin trading site BTC China CEO Bobby Lee attempted to calm the markets by posting a long, detailed description of the way forward for the company. “As China’s first Bitcoin and Bitcoin trading platform company, we have more than two and half years of operating …

Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Presents 10 Mega Trends In Tech For 2014

Sinofsky is one of the smartest people in tech. He's currently working a partner with venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, and as an executive in residence at Harvard Business School.

Haiti switches on to solar power as sustainable electricity solution

Mirebalais is just an hour's drive north-east of the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, but in terms of technological distance travelled, the town might as well be on another planet. On moonless nights, much of the capital is dark; its shacks and makeshift roadside stalls are lit only by flickering …

Swiss Bookstore Pokes Fun At Obama With Viral Advertisement

An unusual advertisement apparently promoting a Swiss bookstore has resurfaced online, with Senator Rand Paul amongst those sharing it:<p>While the advertisement has been around for at least a month, it appears to have found a new life online in the past few days after being posted to Reddit. Clearly …

Writer Pro Is a Minimal Text Editor with a Powerful Set of Tools

Mac/iOS: ia Writer is one of the more popular minimal text editors out there, and Writer Pro for both Mac and iOS is something of a step up from …

Milk studies compound debate over what type to drink

Raw, pasteurized, organic, whole, skim. Choosing what sort of milk to drink grows ever more complicated, with several recent studies to add to the debate.<p>The<p>American Academy of Pediatricsadvised that pregnant women and children not drink raw milk because of the danger of bacterial illnesses, …