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Fed chief Yellen: No power to regulate Bitcoin

As pressure builds for more regulation of the virtual currency, new chief Janet Yellen says this one is beyond the jurisdiction of the Federal Reserve.

By Feb. 27, 2014


Fed agency dumps BlackBerry for iPhones

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency drops BlackBerry, says RIM smartphone not keeping up.

By Oct. 22, 2012


Even judges are fed up with patent lawsuits

A few smart judges are throwing out patent complaints, or at least imploring that the two sides figure out a compromise, and that's a good thing.

By Jun. 8, 2012


Fed driver distraction guidelines make navigation unusable

The recently issued National Highway Transportation Safety Agency guidelines for automakers to minimize distraction for in-vehicle electronics included few surprises, except for the proposal to freeze maps on navigation systems.

By Mar. 21, 2012


iConvert turns your iPad into a sheet-fed scanner

Actually, an app does that. The iConvert itself does the scanning, turning documents and photos into JPEGs and storing them right on your tablet.

By Jan. 18, 2012


How deli sandwiches fed a military memento collection (pictures)

In Monterey, Calif., Compagno's Deli is a block from the Defense Language Institute. Grateful for owner Bennett Compagno's food and friendship, servicemembers gifted him an awesome collection of mementos.

20 Images By Jul. 1, 2012


Man charged with stealing NY Fed Reserve Bank source code

Contract employee accused of stealing source code related to Treasury Department finances.

By Jan. 18, 2012


Giant stacks of gold bars at the Fed (photos)

On Road Trip 2010 CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman didn't get into the New York Federal Reserve's gold vault, but he does have pictures to share.

8 Images By Jul. 20, 2010


Mitsubishi's EV only $20k after Fed tax credit

t's not the biggest or fastest electric vehicle on the market, but when it comes to the U.S. later this year, the Mitsubishi's i will be the cheapest. Formerly the iMiev, the 2012 Mitsubishi i (ES trim level) will have a starting price of $20,490 after the federal tax credit of $7,500. That makes the four-seater EV almost $5k less than the $32,780 Nissan Leaf.

By Apr. 22, 2011


Trash-fed generator deployed in Iraq

The Tactical Garbage to Energy Refinery gasifies wastes and makes ethanol to significantly cut down on diesel fuel use at military camps.

By Jun. 19, 2008