Gabriel Ng

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When Hacked Celebs Sue Apple, Guess Who Cashes In?

The hacking and posting of nude photographs of celebrities provoked discussion about protections from invasions of privacy. The victims included Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Krysten Ritter, Yvonne Strahovski, and Teresa …

For Bitcoin, Lessons In The History Of Failed Currencies

If someone were to perfect a flying car, governments around the world would be faced with a conundrum. Over the centuries humans have developed a transport system complete with quaint country streets, bustling six-lane highways, electronic toll booths and police officers to monitor it all. So …

Mt. Gox Found 200,000 Missing Bitcoins

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The CEO of cratering Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announced on Thursday that it had found 200,000 …

Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto Denies All Bitcoin Ties In Verified Letter Via Lawyer

Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, who Newsweek claimed was “the” Satoshi Nakamoto credited with the creation of bitcoin, has now issued a statement through his lawyer Ethan Kirschner completely denying his involvement in creating the digital currency.<p>“I did not create, invent, or otherwise work on Bitcoin. …

NATO Websites Hit In Cyber Attack Linked To Crimea Tension

The Western military alliance's spokeswoman, Oana Lungescu, said on social networking site Twitter that cyber attacks, which began on Saturday evening, continued on Sunday, although most services had now been restored.<p>"It doesn't impede our ability to command and control our forces. At no time was …

Overstock’s Bitcoin Purchases Account For Less Than 1% Of Revenue, But It’s Growing

Since Overstock.com started to accept Bitcoin as a purchase currency, the company has received a good press for its efforts to support the nascent cryptocurrency. Working with Coinbase to process Bitcoin, Overstock.com announced that it crossed the million-dollar sale mark in the currency earlier …

Mt. Gox CEO's blog hacked; alleged Bitcoin balances posted

Apparently frustrated by a lack of information about how Mt. Gox lost hundreds of millions of dollars in a security lapse, hackers hit the personal blog of Bitcoin exchange's chief executive to level charges of fraud.<p>The Reddit account and personal blog of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, MagicalTux.net, …

The Real Undiscovered Godfather In Bitcoin: FinCEN

The controversy roiling the Bitcoin community continues with the outing and then cloaking of the man fingered by Newsweek as Bitcoin’s Louis Pasteur. But the unassuming Dorian S. Nakamoto, a Japanese-American man in California, denied having anything to do with the digital currency in an interview …

More Details On Newsweek Journalist's Interview With Alleged Bitcoin Creator

<b>Updated 6:28 p.m. with comments from the Temple City Sheriff’s Station</b><p>In a long article that points to a 64-year-old California man Dorian Nakamoto as Bitcoin’s creator, the most compelling evidence that he is truly the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto are remarks made on his doorstep while he attempted …

Man called Bitcoin's father denies ties, leads LA car chase

TEMPLE CITY, California (Reuters) - A Japanese American man thought to be the reclusive multi-millionaire father of Bitcoin emerged from a modest Southern California home and denied involvement with the digital currency before leading reporters on a freeway car chase to the local headquarters of …

Native American tribes adopt Bitcoin-like currency, prepare to battle US government

MazaCoin could be what the Lakota people need to boost them out of longstanding poverty, but is it legal?<p>The programmer and Native American activist Payu Harris raised a gavel Monday night and vigorously banged the bell to open trading at The Bitcoin Center, a meeting space for virtual currency …

Mt. Gox call center to answer Bitcoin queries

Fresh off its filing for bankruptcy protection, Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is taking the first steps to set its ship aright.<p>The Japan-based Mt. Gox said in a March 2 notice posted on its Web site that it has set up a call center to "respond to all inquiries." The brief posting, in both Japanese and …

Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy protection after losing $473M worth of Bitcoins, has $63M in debt

The rumors were true: Mt. Gox lost a boatload of Bitcoins.<p>The former popular Bitcoin exchange, which shut down suddenly this week to “protect the site” and its users, announced this morning that it is officially filing for bankruptcy protection, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>In a Tokyo District …

US and Japan authorities probe Bitcoin attacks as “leak” blogger claims there’s no buyer for MtGox

Bitcoin watchers! Grab your popcorn and enjoy: As the MtGox car crash plays out in slow motion, there have been a few interesting new …

Mt. Gox resigns from Bitcoin Foundation

The move comes amid a string of longstanding technical issues that began last summer when Mt. Gox halted customer withdrawals in U.S. dollars, the Journal said.<p>Earlier this month, Mt. Gox, the best-known digital marketplace operator, said a halt on withdrawals would continue indefinitely after it …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Prices On MtGox Are Going Bananas

Bitcoin prices on MtGox are up about 200% this weekend to more than $300, reaching as high as $349.<p>The reason appears to be reports that the exchange has begun testing restarting Bitcoin withdrawals. They've been suspended for more than two weeks because of a software glitch in Gox's customer …

Cryptocurrency

Mt. Gox Bitcoins Get Obliterated

Is the price of Bitcoin on MtGox going to zero?<p>Prices have now fallen 50% in the last 12 hours to $120 on the once-dominant Bitcoin exchange. That is a spread of nearly $450 with prices on other sites. It would of course be a spectacular arbitrage to take advantage of, but no one can take their …

Bitcoin

Major Bitcoin company releases open source library to make it easier to build Bitcoin apps

Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, has been around for five years now, and its popularity has soared. But although its reach has spread beyond the initial circle of very technical, very insider-y circle of cryptographers and programmers, its audience is still …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …