A 54-year-old Canadian man arrested this week served as the "closest advisor" to Silk Road founder "Dread Pirate Roberts," according to law enforcement.
US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.
A former DEA agent admits to pocketing more than $100,000 worth of bitcoins that he solicited from Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online bazaar for illegal drugs.
Attorneys for the mastermind of the illegal-drugs site have filed an appeal. It's another episode in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture run amok.
A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.
After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.
The director of a new film about Silk Road says he found striking parallels between the issues surrounding the online drug bazaar and Napster, the original music-sharing service.
The motion claims prosecutors did not turn over evidence that might have cleared Ulbricht until two weeks before the trial began.
Rolls-Royce has created Serenity, a one-of-a-kind Phantom with a made-to-order interior, hand-crafted to be the "ultimate luxury."
The alleged Dread Pirate Roberts faces up to life in prison after a jury finds him guilty of the so-called "kingpin" charge, among others.