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Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Will Go Over $1000 This Week: 'This Is A Classic Bubble'

As Bitcoin’s value continues its ridiculous climb, into the $600s and $700s on popular exchanges, a price forecasting analyst states the obvious, “This is a classic speculative bubble.” Based on its current momentum, he predicts that it may go as high as $1,700 within the week.<p><i>Disclosure: I own</i> …

A Japanese Fast Food Chain Invented A Wrapper To Help Women Feel Comfortable Chomping Into A Burger

According to a widely circulated YouTube video created by the advertising company Dentsu Tokyo Inc., Japan's Freshness Burger noticed that their largest burger on the menu (the "Classic Burger") was very popular with male customers, but not with women.<p>They assumed the reason for this gender …

I Bought an Apartment Specifically to Rent Out on AirBnB

<i>This is a guest post by Jon Wheatley of Need/Want that originally appeared on the company’s blog. Need/Want makes innovative products that solve problems like SmartBedding and Draft Notebooks.</i><p>In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on Airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the …

How one guy's $24 investment in bitcoins turned into an $886,000 payday

Bitcoins are the digital, peer-to-peer currency now accepted as payment in bars from Berlin to London and many other stores. They were first introduced in 2008.<p>A year later, Norwegian engineer Kristoffer Koch bought about $24 worth on a whim.<p>For years, Koch's bitcoins sat forgotten in his online …

5 Infamous Tech Predictions

Today’s technology represents such a serendipitous hodgepodge that it might seem unfair to judge historical figures’ wrong-headed assumptions about the future.<p>But why not?<p>Looking back over tech history gives valuable insights into how past innovation was brought to commercial fruition.<p>Thus, to …

iPhone, iPad owners complain of motion sickness due to iOS 7

At least some of the 200 million people that have downloaded iOS 7 to this point aren't so pleased with what they've found.<p>Apple's iPhone and iPad owners have been taking to the company's forums over the past week to complain about iOS 7's new parallax and zoom features. Many of the folks in the …

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Apple invention uses location, usage patterns to save iPhone battery life

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application for an intuitive mobile device control system that …

27 Things Only Developers Will Find Funny

Nerd humour is the best humour.