Malicious ads served to Yahoo users were designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation, according to a security firm.
When the open-source hardware makers at Adafruit began taking Bitcoin as payment yesterday, among the first customers were some who had earned their Bitcoins using Adafruit's miner.
The Google-backed mobile and cloud startup puts Scott Croyle in charge of design and product, and adds him to its board.
Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.
A trucker honks at an Illinois state trooper who, he says, was speeding and talking on his cell phone. The officer stops him and is at first confrontational. Then he is told he's being filmed.
Google might still be testing its driverless car, but the mining industry is already operating with vehicles that don't require humans.
Fake wallpaper apps turned phones into bots for the power- and computationally intensive process of producing crypto-currency, a mobile security firm warns.
Did you ever wonder how your iPhone screen got its color? It's from rare-earth minerals. CNET's Jay Greene takes you on a tour of a rare-earth mineral mine in California, where you'll see firsthand how rocks become the pixie dust that powers your iPhone.
The NBA franchise says it will use BitPay to process digital-currency payments for team merchandise and tickets starting March 1.
The game maker reallocates its resources to place a bigger bet on its successful games and new titles.