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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014

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Las Vegas casinos bet on Bitcoin

Two Sin City casinos have begun allowing guests to use the virtual currency when paying for hotel stay, restaurants, and gift shops.

By January 21, 2014

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Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

Chris Barrett, the same intrepid Google Glass explorer who recently filmed an arrest with his device, decides to probe the sensitivities of Glass action in a casino. The results are instructive.

By July 15, 2013

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Google Glass in casinos? Don't bet on it

Eyeglasses that would let users snap a photo or shoot a video with a slight head movement are being banned in gambling establishments across the U.S.

By June 6, 2013

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Tolkien estate sues over online Lord of the Rings casinos

The estate of JRR Tolkien is suing the producers of The Hobbit for US$80 million for online slot machines that apparently breach contract.

By November 25, 2012

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Bitcoin startup Circle unveils no-fee digital currency banking

Financial services company aims to provide a secure, insured banking service that will take the cryptocurrency mainstream.

By May 16, 2014

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Bitcoin wins US election panel's approval for political donations

Federal regulator finds the cryptocurrency qualifies as "money or something of value" but imposes restriction on its use.

By May 8, 2014

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Bitcoin is ripe for fraud and Ponzi schemes, warns SEC

Government agency cautions about the use of cryptocurrencies, saying they’re more likely to be used by “fraudsters to perpetrate fraudulent investment schemes.”

By May 7, 2014

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Want to win at rock-paper-scissors? Here's how

A Chinese mathematician believes there's a "conditioned response" in the playing patterns of the famous game.

By May 2, 2014

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​MIT experiment gives $100 in Bitcoin to all undergrads

Curious to see what happens if they create a Bitcoin economy, two MIT students raise $500,000 to distribute among their classmates.

By April 29, 2014