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First Bitcoin ATMs coming to the US this month

Seattle and Austin will continue what Vancouver started<p>Following the successful launch of an ATM in Vancouver last year, Bitcoin ATM maker Robocoin will install similar machines in Seattle and Austin this month. Touted by Robocoin as the first US Bitcoin ATMs, the machines cost around $19,000 and …

FDA meeting, iOS 8 rumors point to fitness focus for Apple’s “iWatch”

Long-rumored wearable may horn in on Nike's, Fitbit's, and Jawbone's turf.<p>Of all the Apple rumors to circulate during the Tim Cook era, the "iWatch" …

The Nest Team Will Reportedly Lead Google’s Hardware Division

It’s still early, but it’s beginning to look like Google’s $3.2 billion thermostat pickup could be the smartest investment of the year. TechCrunch has learned that the Nest team is going to become Google’s core hardware group; Nest’s consortium of engineers consists of 100 former Apple employees, …

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel peace prize

Two Norwegian politicians say they have jointly nominated the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel peace prize.<p>The Socialist Left party politicians Baard Vegar Solhjell, a former environment minister, and Snorre Valen said the public debate and policy changes …

'Gilligan's Island': Where are they now?

There are only two surviving castmates left.<p>Five passengers (and one skipper and one first mate) set sail that day for a three-hour tour, but where are they now?<p>With the passing of "Professor" Russell Johnson Thursday, there are now two living cast members remaining of <i>Gilligan's Island</i>'s original …

CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel

"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle …

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Xcode Fundamentals iOS 7: Learn How to Make Apps and Design a User Experience | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Description</b><p>Learn beautiful iOS 7 design and more...<p>Want to learn how to make apps?<p>Learn how to use Xcode<br>• Learn how to design a creative user experience<br>• Learn how to make apps<br>• Learn the secrets of iOS design<p>So you want to make apps but you don't know where to start. You start a few tutorials on the …

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What Has the Titan Supercomputer Been Up To Lately? You Won't Believe It.

Twice a year, the bit-crunching community stands up and takes notice of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. That’s when the semiannual Top 500 …

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Apple Releases Software Update for VPN Issues on Mavericks Server

Apple today released VPN Update for Mavericks Server, addressing an issue with certain L2TP VPN connections.<p>This update fixes an issue that could prevent L2TP VPN connections from working with OS X Server, as described in http://support.apple.com/kb/TS5313This update requires OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 …

Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>December 19, 2013 2:08pm (UTC)<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports …

Scientists Discover How to Boil Water in Under a Trillionth Of a Second

With a breakthrough that will hopefully eventually trickle down to tea kettles, coffee machines, and even showerheads, researchers at the Hamburg …

Sadly Bill Gates Didn’t Buy Reddit User An iPad For Christmas [Correction]

<b>UPDATE:</b> Sadly, as pointed out by one of our readers and then corroborated, it seems that Bill Gates <i>didn’t</i> after all buy an iPad — although the rest of the story stands. The confusion came from the apology on behalf of user NY1227 for including an iPad on her wishlist.<p>When Reddit user NY1227 opted …

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10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

10 Huge Breakthroughs That Came From All-Nighters

Getting enough sleep is important, but don't be afraid to work through the night when necessary.<p>Eric Epstein's new book, 24 Hours Genius: Unlocking Your Brain's Potential with Strategic All-Nighters, chronicles some memorable stories of how successful people pulled all-nighters that led to some …

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Dissected: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-class

Mercedes christens the latest version of its icon with its very own fragrance.<p>Carbon-fiber missiles with horse or bull badges might attract more attention, but few cars command the respect of an S-class. Mercedes-Benz’s flagship is globally recognized as the unofficial—except in cases where it’s …

Up in the Air

When online accommodations service AirBnB first launched, its primary mission was to find all you urban sophisticates an affordable crash pad in a cool city center. Now, with a $2.5 billion valuation and 200,000 active listings, AirBnB has seen property owners—“hosts”—push it into the realm of …

How to Install OS X Mavericks in a Virtual Machine Using Parallels Desktop 8

- Jun 19, 2013<p>Earlier, we reported that Parallels Desktop 8 had been updated to support running the OS X Mavericks Developer Preview – but for those …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

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Project Zero tiltrotor shows off battery-powered flight

LE BOURGET, France -- Sure, there are electric vehicles on the road now. But aviation company AgustaWestland thinks they may have a place in the air, too.<p>At the Paris Air Show here, the Finmeccanica subsidiary showed off an exotic tiltrotor aircraft called Project Zero that's powered by lithium …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, in New Zealand's South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever …

Free things to do in 10 great cities

Vacation expenses often add up much quicker than travelers imagine, thanks to airfares, baggage fees, the cost of gas, hotel rooms and eating out. But being on a restricted budget doesn't mean you can't enjoy what a city has to offer. Many highly appealing destinations have enticing no-cost …

Los Alamos Scientists Build A Prototype Quantum Network

In an era where every other day seems to bring to light a new cyber-attack, secure communications are a premium. And one key ingredient to the future of cybersecurity is quantum cryptography.<p>The way quantum cryptography works is not at all simple, but here’s the basic idea: in quantum mechanics, …