A new messaging app has just one message -- "Yo" -- but its potential reaches far beyond that one simple word.
Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.
The iPhone maker easily outscored Google, Microsoft, Verizon, and other tech players, according to a brand consulting agency.
"The dollar bill market has been extremely susceptible to forgers, tax fraud, criminal cartels, and armed robbers stealing millions of dollars from their legitimate owners," Rep. Jared Polis writes to federal regulators.
A rare "Empire Strikes Back" action figure just sold for $11,683, but "Star Wars" collector Steve Sansweet says fans wanting to gamble on collecting might not find the gold mine they're looking for.
Once the titan of the bitcoin world, Mt. Gox has fallen as quickly as the currency rose over the past year. Crave's Eric Mack is among those counting his losses, even if they don't add up to much.
Led by Pandora, revenue from music apps crescendoed more than 75 percent last year, and the category jumped to No. 3 in popularity, behind only games and social networking, according to App Annie.
From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.
Facebook will share data with the four major US television networks in hopes of attracting more advertising dollars, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The latest edition of the streetwise game has received rave reviews and could well be the biggest launch of the year.