Month: July 2013

How a Russian cybercriminal tried to frame me with a Bitcoin heroin deal – The Guardian

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How a Russian cybercriminal tried to frame me with a Bitcoin heroin deal
The Guardian
On July 14, Flycracker posted a new forum discussion thread titled, "Krebs Fund," in which he laid out his plan: He'd created a bitcoin wallet for the exclusive purpose of accepting donations from other members. The goal: purchase heroin in my name and 

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Oculus Rift combines with Atlas for real space virtual reality – Geek

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Oculus Rift combines with Atlas for real space virtual reality
Geek
There is a lot of excitement surrounding the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but for such a headset to show off its true potential the wearer needs to be able to move around. So far the best option for movement when wearing the Rift looks to be

Thailand’s Bitcoin ban is not quite what it seems – Quartz

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Thailand's Bitcoin ban is not quite what it seems
Quartz
It was big news this week when a Bangkok startup announced that Thailand had outlawed Bitcoin, making it the first country in the world to issue a blanket ban on the digital currency. But the reality turns out to be more complicated. In its statement
Thai Bitcoin exchange suspends tradingThe Guardian
Bitcoin ban means one less option for bribing Thai officialsEngadget
Bitcoin Is Money … It's Just Terrible At ItYahoo! Finance (blog)
U.S. News & World Report –The Next Web –Washington Post (blog)
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PaperDude VR resurrects Paperboy with Oculus Rift, Kinect, KickR and a bike – Engadget

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PaperDude VR resurrects Paperboy with Oculus Rift, Kinect, KickR and a bike
Engadget
Joining an Oculus Rift VR headset, Microsoft Kinect and Wahoo Fitness KickR into a sweat-drenched union, PaperDude VR creates an almost zen-like experience of tossing newspapers, knocking down road barriers and busting windows. Nostalgia's a 

Paperboy in VR? Oculus Rift and Kinect enable ‘Paperdude VR’ – TweakTown

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Paperboy in VR? Oculus Rift and Kinect enable 'Paperdude VR'
TweakTown
How many hours did you put yourself through in Atari's 1984 classic, Paperboy? I know I rode through that game for countless hours, and it looks like I might just do it again with Globacare's new title.

Thailand Bans Bitcoins, Says Impossible To Regulate Internet’s Virtual Currency – International Business Times

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Thailand Bans Bitcoins, Says Impossible To Regulate Internet's Virtual Currency
International Business Times
Bitcoin Co. Ltd. said that the ban includes buying or selling bitcoins, buying or selling goods in exchange for bitcoins, and sending or receiving bitcoins to people in other countries. Bitcoin said it's suspended operations in Thailand pending a