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Second auction planned for bitcoins seized from Silk Road

50,000 bitcoins, worth about $20 million, were seized from digital wallets on computers belonging to Ross Ulbricht, the online drug market's alleged mastermind.

By November 17, 2014

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Chips promise more security for credit cards, but signature still required

Safer, chip-enabled credit cards are coming to the US before the end of 2015, but it will be years before tougher, PIN-based security will be used nationwide.

By November 17, 2014

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Gracenote creates one music interface to rule them all

Gracenote announced a new feature for its automotive platform that will let automakers set a common interface for music coming from any audio source.

By November 13, 2014

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Square takes preorders on more-secure credit card reader

Mom-and-pop shops can accept next-gen credit cards early next year -- and avoid the cost of credit card fraud.

By November 12, 2014

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Alleged operator of illegal-drug bazaar Silk Road 2.0 arrested

A 26-year-old computer programmer in San Francisco is accused of running the illicit site, which feds say followed a similar business model to its shuttered predecessor.

By November 6, 2014

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How Urthecast lets you film your party from space -- and save the rainforests too

Urthecast will tell you when the International Space Statio and its cameras are passing overhead to film your event.

By November 5, 2014

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Apple caught in feud between merchants, credit cards

Apple Pay or merchants' CurrentC? Consumers will have to decide which mobile payments system works better for them.

By October 27, 2014

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Google endorses a simpler way to secure your data

Even the strongest passwords can be hacked, which is why Google urges users to adopt two-step authentication. A new USB drive makes it easier for users to safeguard their data.

By October 21, 2014

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Pay attention: Zwipe is a credit card with a fingerprint sensor

A new biometric bank card aims to give you peace of mind when you pay for items.

By October 17, 2014

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Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policy

The world's largest social network says it will create a "fix" for people caught up in the company's "real-name policy."

By October 1, 2014