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More girls are attempting suicide. It's not clear why.

Emet Oden tried reaching out in the only way he knew how.<p>“I had been struggling with my mental health and, specifically, suicidal thoughts since the eighth grade,” said Oden, who is now 18.<p>“I didn’t want to talk to my friends about it, because they never knew how to handle it. I just didn’t want to …

Bitcoin futures trading just got a lot bigger

The bitcoin bandwagon just keeps rolling on.<p>The red hot digital currency hit new highs over the weekend -- and it's now got the weight of the world's biggest exchange operator behind it.<p>Financial market giant CME Group (CME) launched bitcoin futures trading on Sunday evening in the U.S., a week …

Cryptocurrency

Can This Man Build a Better Bitcoin?

Two years ago, Bryce “Zooko” Wilcox was running a struggling startup and sleeping in his car. Today he’s collaborating with JPMorgan Chase on the …

Fred Ehrsam, Coinbase - Bringing Digital Currency into the Mainstream

The 10 Best Videos to Watch to Learn About Bitcoin

These videos were nominated by the Bitcoin community on ZapChain.<p><b>Bitcoin can be difficult to understand at first</b>, so it’s important to have access to …

Your Next Passport Could Be On The Blockchain

A blockchain tinkerer named Chris Ellis has created a system to build an actual digital passport that, through use of the Bitcoin blockchain and some encryption, will allow you to identify yourself online and off. Called World Citizenship, the project just launched on Github and shows some definite …

Smart Contracts Sound Boring, But They're More Disruptive Than Bitcoin

New platform Ethereum wants to bring about a "decentralisation singularity."<p>Today's internet looks nothing like expected. Back at its inception, it was hai​led as a cyber-libertarian utopia where people could express themselves freely, interact directly and on an equal footing, with no honchos to …

Announcing the MIT Media Lab Digital Currency Initiative

As Bitcoin continues to gain momentum and capture the interest of entrepreneurs, hackers, businesses, policymakers, and academics, we have decided to …

Oxford University

Ethereum Launches Long-Awaited Decentralized App Network

Eighteen months and roughly $18m after it was first announced, Ethereum has launched.<p>Arguably the most ambitious 'crypto 2.0' project to date, and …

Cryptography

21 Inc Releases New Bitcoin Mining Chip for Smartphones

Advertisement<p><b>2015 might be the year of the Bitcoin start-up 21 Inc. The record-holder for the most well-financed Bitcoin company in history, 21</b> …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin ATM Founder: We Already Have Orders From 30+ Countries

Last week, we questioned the legitimacy of a story that a company planned to install a Bitcoin ATM in Cyprus.<p>Jeff Berwick, the man behind The Dollar Vigilante and founder of StockHouse.com, had posted an announcement saying the following:<p>I have decided to move forward with what I believe could be …

Bitcoin

How to buy and sell Bitcoins -- Part 1: Theory

In the first part of my two part series of how to actually buy and sell Bitcoins, I look at the theory and the underpinnings of the Bitcoin …

The future of Bitcoin: 3 predictions from experts

Bitcoin is a cyber-currency of growing interest to speculators, the media and — most recently — the U.S. government. Many stories about Bitcoin, …

Why didn’t Bitcoin users freak out in May?

May should have been a harrowing month to be a Bitcoin investor. To recap:<p>On May 2, one of the best-funded Bitcoin start-ups, Coinlab, sued the world's largest Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, for breach of contract. The contract gave Coinlab the right to handle Mt. Gox's exchange operations in North …

Phones need 'bed mode' to protect sleep

<b>Smartphones, tablets and e-readers should have an automatic "bedtime mode" that stops them disrupting people's sleep, says a leading doctor.</b><p>Prof Paul Gringras argued the setting should filter out the blue light that delays the body clock and keeps people awake later into the evening.<p>The doctor, …

Sleep

Four bidders won $14 million worth of bitcoin in last U.S. auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Marshals Service said on Thursday four winning bidders emerged from last week’s auction of bitcoins seized during the prosecution of the creator of the online black marketplace Silk Road.<p>A Bitcoin logo is displayed at the Bitcoin Center New York City in New York's …

Evernote’s Freshly Minted COO Linda Kozlowski Is Leaving The Company

Evernote made a name for itself as the platform where you could store your ideas and notes for life, and beyond. But the same permanence does not apply to the people who work there.<p>We’ve confirmed through multiple sources that Linda Kozlowski, Evernote’s COO, has put in her notice and will be …

Evernote

Apple Pay coming to Canada tomorrow for American Express cards

According to the iPhone in Canada blog, American Express representatives have confirmed that eligible American Express bank cards will be able to use Apple Pay from tomorrow in the country, Tuesday November 17th. Apple announced on its last earnings call that American Express would lead the …

Apple Pay

Will Apple's New Money-Transfer Idea Leave Visa and MasterCard in the Dust?

It would set a dangerous precedent for the card networks if Apple builds a new payment product that routes money around their pipes.<p>When Apple launched Apple Pay last year, the more progressively minded in the payments industry were disappointed that it decided to work closely with credit card …

Cameron might fast-track snooping bill after Paris attacks

<i>Update: Home secretary Theresa May may have ruled out any fast-tracking of the bill in a statement made to the House of Commons on the UK's response</i> …

Surveillance

What I’m Reading: BBC News Reporter Laura Locke

<i>It’s hard to predict the future of tech. Overnight sensations can turn into tomorrow’s duds, and anyone claiming to know a thing about what’s next should have plenty of credibility.</i><p><i>One such person is Laura Locke, tech reporter for the BBC. Formerly at TIME, Locke focused her career on covering all</i> …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Brain

The Case For Being A Generous Leader

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?<p>In my first job out of high school, when I was barely 18 years old, I had one of the best bosses out there. Lewie had no reason to give me special attention. He had no reason to be interested in my success. Yet over and over again, he mentored me, believed …

Technology startups collect billions of dollars and sit on the sidelines

Niklas Östberg's startup has raised so many rounds of funding that he has almost lost track.<p>"I think officially we're probably on Series, oh, did we …

9 Celebrities Who Are Obsessed With Interior Design

Some stars’ interests go beyond the film set and recording studio. All avid fans and followers of designers, furniture makers, and interior trends, …

80 Beautiful Bathroom Designs That Will Inspire Relaxation

Relax and refresh with one of these designer-approved rooms.<p>Whether you're thinking of your powder room, master bath, or ensuite, our favorite designer looks will inspire you to spruce up your space. Don't stop there — take a look at these stunning bedroom and living room designs that are full of …

How a Classic Color Combination Got a Bold Update

Bold, uncomplicated, livable — and it's pretty.<p>Bold, uncomplicated, livable — and it's pretty. Robert Couturier mixed patterns with a blue and white palette to update a Naples, Florida, house.

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

How To Boost Confidence When Seeking Funding For Your Startup

These days, the option of seeking outside funding to grow a business makes a lot sense for entrepreneurs, especially when you consider the following statement published in a recent Statista.com report:<p>“According to Thomson Reuter data published by PricewaterhouseCoopers, venture capital funding in …

Startups

Pasta : les meilleures Recettes de pâtes (pasta italiennes)

Comme dans la confection provençale de l’anchoïade, j’adore l’association du céleri-branche frais et croquant avec le goût fort des anchois. Mariés …

Cuisine