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The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

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As AMD And Origin PC Bury The Hatchet, A Personal Story About AMD's Efforts To Win Back Trust

Custom system builder Origin PC and Radeon graphics card maker AMD just settled a year-long silent treatment, with representatives from both companies meeting live on Maximum PC’s podcast to build a new bridge forward. Roy Taylor, AMD’s VP of Global Channel Sales, confessed that the company “still …

ASUS' X99 Launch Includes Rampage V Extreme, X99-A, And X99-Deluxe

ROG Rampage V Extreme<p>Asus has four X99 motherboards to announce, and for now just three will be available immediately. All four motherboards feature …

Bitcoin’s Promise Goes Far Beyond Payments

Digital currencies like Bitcoin have captured the attention of the media, entrepreneurs, and regulators. The coverage has described exchange meltdowns, price volatility, and government crackdowns. However, the focus on Bitcoin as a currency may distract businesses and governments from its …

MIT Project Giving Every Student $100 - in Bitcoin

Two students at MIT have raised enough money to hand out $100 in bitcoin to every undergrad at the university — though they admit they don't know what will happen next.<p>The MIT Bitcoin Project is aimed at creating awareness and interest in bitcoin, the original online-only cryptocurrency and …

Cryptocurrency

What is Double Spending ?

Last updated on March 18th, 2015 at 10:43 am<p>Since Bitcoin is basically a digital file it’s easier to duplicate than actual money – this means some …

Bitcoin

As Auroracoin “Airdrop” Approaches, What Does It Mean When A Nation Adopts A Cryptocurrency?

Iceland has its own Satoshi. A programmer called Baldur Friggjar Odinsson has created an alternative to bitcoin that he is calling AuroraCoin and in twenty-three days he will “airdrop” 31.8 coins to every citizen of Iceland – all 330,000 of them.<p>It is, in short, a pretty ballsy move.<p>Aurouracoin …

Overstock’s Bitcoin Purchases Account For Less Than 1% Of Revenue, But It’s Growing

Since Overstock.com started to accept Bitcoin as a purchase currency, the company has received a good press for its efforts to support the nascent cryptocurrency. Working with Coinbase to process Bitcoin, Overstock.com announced that it crossed the million-dollar sale mark in the currency earlier …

In Gox we trust? Mt. Gox finds $116M worth of Bitcoins in an old wallet

Think finding a couple of quarters in your couch is cool? Try $116 million worth of Bitcoins.<p>The ongoing saga of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox took another strange turn this morning when the firm announced (PDF) that it has found an old wallet full of 200,000 Bitcoins, worth around $116 million. The …

Mt. Gox crumbles into liquidation, throws Bitcoin legitimacy into question

“I hate gold. But right now, I’d rather own gold than Bitcoins.”<p>This sentiment comes from investment firm Belpoint’s chief strategist David Nelson. In a call today with VentureBeat, Nelson discussed implications of the news that Mt. Gox, once the largest Bitcoin exchange on the planet, has been …

Mt Gox May Rise Again If Wall Street Veterans And Burned Bitcoin Traders Get Their Way

Bitcoin faithful and some optimistic investors are hoping to prove that the obituary for Mt. Gox, the once high-flying bitcoin exchange, was written …

Woman With Engineered Vagina Says She Has 'Normal Life'

A woman who took part in a ground-breaking study in which scientists were able to use her cells to engineer lab-grown vaginas is speaking about the …

Biotechnology

This week in bitcoin: Price falls amid Chinese regulation crackdown rumors

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr/BTC Keychain<p>In this week’s bitcoin review, we recap how Chinese regulation rumors are causing the price to fall.<p>…

Why you should care about Bitcoin: digital currency is here to stay

Like a still obscure version of online dollars, bitcoins – or something like them – are here to stay and redefining money<p>No, you can’t open a Bitcoin bank account at JP Morgan Chase just yet.<p>And you certainly can’t pay your IRS tax bill in bitcoins: the taxman views the fledgling cyber-currency as …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

Brazil Follows IRS, Declares Bitcoin Gains Taxable

For the tax haters who thought a bit coin account and a house in Panama could save them from Uncle Sam, another country declared the virtual currency taxable on Monday in what will likely be one in many to do so.<p>The Brazilian tax authority followed in the Internal Revenue Service’s footsteps today …