Month: June 2013

Snowden, narcs and Swedish chips: Bitcoin loves them all – CoinDesk

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Snowden, narcs and Swedish chips: Bitcoin loves them all
CoinDesk
For those who like to peer into the future of bitcoin, though, the whole episode has been a lesson in quite why cryptocurrency solves a real need – the best, although not the only, way to tell whether an invention will succeed. In this case, the
Music Nonprofits: Bitcoin 100 Wants To Give You A Donationhypebot.com
Bitcoin Mining: Can You Really Make Money Doing it?Technology Personalized

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Bitcoin gains believers despite risk the digital currency could bust – Indianapolis Star

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Bitcoin gains believers despite risk the digital currency could bust
Indianapolis Star
Bitcoin, the world's most widely circulated digital currency, has reached a tipping point in recent months. Previously the low-key pet project of tech-savvy developers and entrepreneurs, the currency is now gaining mainstream acceptance among merchants 

Riding the Bitcoin Bubble All the Way to Panamanian Paradise – Motherboard (blog)

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Riding the Bitcoin Bubble All the Way to Panamanian Paradise
Motherboard (blog)
A year earlier, I'd bought a bunch of bitcoins at $4 per bitcoin after reading about the decentralized, unregulated, peer-to-peer currency. At this point, its only practical function still seems to be facilitating shady deals online and making fast

How a total n00b mined $700 in bitcoins – Ars Technica

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How a total n00b mined $700 in bitcoins
Ars Technica
This is the second in a two-part series exploring Butterfly Labs and its lineup of dedicated Bitcoin-mining hardware. In part one, we looked at the company and the experiences customers have had with it. In part two, we share our experiences running a

Riding the Bitcoin Bubble in Panama – VICE

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Riding the Bitcoin Bubble in Panama
VICE
A year earlier, I'd bought a bunch of bitcoins at $4 per bitcoin after reading about the decentralized, unregulated, peer-to-peer currency. At this point, its only practical function still seems to be facilitating shady deals online and making fast

Oculus Rift support for Half Life 2 arrives via Source SDK update – T3

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Oculus Rift support for Half Life 2 arrives via Source SDK update
T3
Of course the big news is that Valve have now added Oculus Rift support which means that if you have the required mod install a simple piece of code in the command line will turn Half Life 2 into the Virtual Reality experience that you'd always hoped for.
Oculus Rift Support Added To Valve Source SDKGeeky gadgets
Sixense developing wireless controller and SDK with Oculus Rift supportPolygon
Valve adds Oculus Rift support to Source SDKbit-tech.net
The Escapist –Tech2 –Engadget
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Half-Life 2 crowbars its way out of Linux beta, brings Oculus Rift support with it – Engadget

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Half-Life 2 crowbars its way out of Linux beta, brings Oculus Rift support with it
Engadget
Oculus Rift (and other virtual reality device) support has been added as well. We aren't aware of any other VR units besides the Rift, but in March Valve told us it's pursuing hardware itself. Speculating about other VR systems isn't far from