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Who Is The Real Satoshi Nakamoto? One Researcher May Have Found The Answer

The Internet did something strange last week. When a researcher named Skye Grey posted a detailed analysis of textual biases in the writing of shadowing Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto and a researcher named Nick Szabo at George Washington University, the interest was muted but optimistic. Did …

OS X Mavericks Review: Apple’s Mac Operating System Has A Need For Speed

OS X Mavericks, the first of Apple’s post-big cat OS updates, is named for one of the nicest spots on Earth. Mavericks is a surf beach in California, and the operating system that takes its name definitely represents a new wave in Mac software, even though it isn’t a drastic change from OS X 10.8. …

'Alerta Digital' assegura que s'han fet servir "figurants de cartró" en la Via Catalana

"Molt per sota de les previsions dels organitzadors. La cadena humana per la independència que amenaçava d'omplir tot Catalunya amb una marea humana …

The Best Of iOS 7’s Minor Upgrades

Apple revealed a number of notable new features with the debut of iOS 7 yesterday, but there are many smaller features that are now leaking out as developers have had a chance to play around with the new operating system. Though most of these didn’t get a shout-out during Apple’s keynote and …

Shutterstock launches new learn-to-code site, Skillfeed

Skillfeed is the latest site to capitalize on the white-hot learn-to-code trend.<p>This new contestant hails from the bowels of stock photography site Shutterstock, an online behemoth with a $1.5 billion market cap.<p>Skillfeed’s curriculum covers such topics as CSS and MySQL. It also has some basic …

Spain just spent $680 million on a submarine that can’t swim

Navartia<p>One of Spain’s largest defense splurges may also be one of its most embarrassing. After spending nearly one-third of a $3 billion budget to build four of the world’s most advanced submarines, the project’s engineers have run into a problem: the submarines are so heavy that they would sink …

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The World's Most Powerful Computer Network Is Being Wasted on Bitcoin

Bitcoin mining machines are insane powerhouses, and they're only getting crazier. How much power is getting sunk into the digital cryptocurrency? …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …

What's Actually Wrong with Yahoo's Purchase of Summly

yahoo tech March 26, 2013 at 10:10 AM Emin Gün Sirer<p>So, Yahoo is in the news for buying Summly. Summly is a company that extracts summaries of …

Yahoo sale makes UK schoolboy millionaire

A British schoolboy's hobby has turned him into one of the youngest self-made multi-millionaires in the world.<p>Yahoo! announced on Monday that Nick D'Aloisio, 17, had sold his news-condensing mobile app Summly to the US tech giant for an undisclosed sum, reported to be £20m ($30m).<p><b>"It was</b> …