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Bitcoin exchange Kraken raises millions of dollars

Aiming to become the new hot virtual-currency exchange, Kraken lands $5 million in a Series A round of funding from Hummingbird Ventures.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Today's Safari flops on Apple's new browser speed tests

Apple's browser doesn't do so well in new performance benchmarks, but expect the next-gen version to do better. Also: Why Apple likes a certain Mozilla technology.

By Jun. 6, 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 Apr. 29, 2014

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Amazon nixes the idea of accepting Bitcoin

Even though the fledgling cryptocurrency is gaining momentum, the e-commerce giant has no plans to start allowing it.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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Bitcoin to get sales tax in US?

Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, an ardent Bitcoin supporter, plans to introduce a bill that could change the way the IRS handles virtual currencies.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Google modernizes Octane JavaScript speed test

The new benchmark is designed to catch a new class of browser performance problems -- and perhaps to curry favor with rival browser makers.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Bitcoin security platform BitGo raises $12M in funding

Silicon Valley investors back the security startup, which aims to safeguard user accounts with a multi-signature wallet.

By Jun. 16, 2014

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Mt. Gox consults with cops on the case of the missing bitcoins

The embattled bitcoin exchange says it’s consulted with the metropolitan police department over the disappearance of 650,000 bitcoins.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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Razer Nabu wearable launching in limited beta on July 10

If you're interested in Razer's upcoming smartwatch-fitness band hybrid, there's a chance to test one out this summer for just a dollar. You just have to be lucky enough to win.

By Jun. 10, 2014

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Mt. Gox CEO ordered to US for questioning on missing bitcoins

The imploded exchange’s saga continues as a US bankruptcy judge orders Mark Karpeles to better explain the disappearance of 650,000 bitcoins.

By Apr. 1, 2014