Ron Culmer

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Crazy currency: The more I report on Bitcoin, the weirder it gets

Op-ed: Despite a year of reporting and Bitcoin's insane rise, I'm happy not to own any.<p>The first time I ever heard the word “Bitcoin” was back in …

This is what could force Verizon and AT&T to finally ditch data caps

Verizon and AT&T have long insisted that the majority of their subscribers face no danger of going over their monthly data caps, but that may be …

Security Blogger Brian Krebs Is Trying To Track Down The Target Hacker By Talking To Suspected Credit Card Thieves

He's been revealing the underground black markets where the Target hackers are allegedly selling the stolen credit cards. (Interestingly, one thing he discovered is that credit cards from non-U.S. banks are priced higher, from $23.62 per card to as high as $135 per card, he says.)<p>On top of that, he …

Another report points to imminent launch of Samsung’s monster 12.2-inch tablet

For the second time in just a few days, a report out of South Korea claims to confirm that Samsung will launch its largest tablet yet in the coming …

MTV app arrives on Android, brings full TV episodes along -- if you have cable

Android users don't have to look blankly at their iPad- and Xbox-using friends whenever they talk about <i>Catfish</i> anymore, now that the MTV app has arrived on Google Play. It offers on-demand streaming of recent episodes from select series, but <i>only</i> for subscribers of participating cable providers. The …

'Small typo' mars teacher evaluations

A single missing suffix among thousands of lines of programming code led a public school teacher in Washington, D.C., to be erroneously fired for incompetence, three teachers to miss out on $15,000 bonuses and 40 others to receive inaccurate job evaluations.<p>The miscalculation has raised alarms …