Manju Lamani

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Bitcoin exec to spend two years behind bars for Silk Road transactions

Charlie Shrem, former Bitcoin Foundation board member and CEO of the now-defunct exchange BitInstant, has been sentenced to two years in prison for helping Silk Road users anonymously swap cash for digital currency. Silk Road, as you know, was the online marketplace infamous for hosting anonymous …

‘I felt like a piece of trash’ – Life inside America’s food processing plants

Food safety,Food & drink industry,The meat industry,Food,Farming,Environment,Business,Food & drink,Meat,Life and style,US news,World news<p>A new book offers a damning insight into conditions for low-paid, non-union, immigrant workers helping to feed our huge appetite for cheap meat<p>Maria Lopez will …

Surface Pro 3 Long-Term Review: Microsoft Proves It's Third Time Lucky

Launched in May 2014, the Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft’s third incarnation of the slate-like Windows 8 device. Following on from the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 designs, the Surface Pro 3 takes on board many of the criticisms of the first two designs to build a better machine and adds in some brand …

Microsoft Plans A Virtual Reality Headset For Xbox One To Compete With The Oculus Rift

But it looks like Microsoft has moved forward and has actually created an Xbox One virtual reality headset like the Oculus Rift.<p>"I think the technology is really interesting, and it's definitely something we've been playing with for quite a while," Xbox head Phil Spencer told IGN in March.<p>Microsoft …

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Boeing enlists BlackBerry to help build their military grade secure phone

Boeing has long been building aircraft for commercial flight and military application alike, but did you know that they have also been supplying tools for secure communications to the U.S. military and government? Those tools include their self destructing Boeing Black smart phone.<p>Taking the Boeing …

Nexus 6 Review Long Term: A Big, Brilliant Mistake

It has been a strange month. I’ve been using the Nexus 6 for five weeks (I received it prior to release) and during that time it has made me feel wonder, frustration, surprise and anger. At times I felt like I was experiencing the future of smartphones, at others that I’d adopted the …