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Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By 26 March 2015

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Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.

By 8 August 2014

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App users opening the gates to data mining: McAfee

As Privacy Awareness Week kicks off, new research shows that many Android users are giving apps access to their personal information – whether they know it or not.

By 5 May 2014

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Bitcoin-mining malware reportedly found on Google Play

Fake wallpaper apps turned phones into bots for the power- and computationally intensive process of producing crypto-currency, a mobile security firm warns.

By 25 April 2014

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Father attends birth of his son from 4,000 km away via Samsung VR

An Australian man working 4,000 kilometres from home attended the birth of his child in real-time using virtual reality.

By 16 March 2015

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Bitcoin trader MyCoin shutters, taking $387M in investor funds

Hong Kong-based MyCoin has reportedly closed its doors, with suggestions the operation was a Bitcoin-themed ponzi scheme.

By 10 February 2015

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Exclusive: A trip inside NASA's historic Space Launch Complex 36, the new Moon Mountain

Moon Express has big goals for mining the heavens, but to get there it needs better facilities down here on earth. Join us for an exclusive trip inside the historic NASA Space Launch Complex 36, now owned by Moon Express.

By 22 January 2015

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$5.25 million awarded to five Google Lunar XPrize teams with the right stuff

There's still $30 million up for grabs in the Google Lunar XPrize, but five teams have taken home interim prizes totaling $5.25 million to help them on their way.

By 26 January 2015

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Turnabout is fair play: Bitcoins mined with Adafruit's miner used to buy Adafruit products

When the open-source hardware makers at Adafruit began taking Bitcoin as payment yesterday, among the first customers were some who had earned their Bitcoins using Adafruit's miner.

By 26 November 2013

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'Google Mine' heads to Google+, Android?

A new service has reportedly been discovered that allows users to keep track of "belongings" and then share those with friends in different circles.

By 22 June 2013