Month: December 2013

The Year of Bitcoin – RT

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The Year of Bitcoin
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Meanwhile, bitcoin may not be the cryptocurrency the world uses in a decade and the biannual obituaries may yet prove right! As 2013 concluded, BTC's value had multiplied albeit off its highs after the Bank of China endeavored to close the door to the
That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China Restrictions? It Never Happened.AllThingsD
Regulators warn against using bitcoinsTaipei Times
Government warns of risk in dealing with BitcoinFocus Taiwan News Channel
WantChinaTimes –Techie News –China Post
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Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World – Entrepreneur

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Bitcoin ATMs Are Spreading Across the World
Entrepreneur
These are only two of the countries that have purchased Bitcoin ATMs from manufacturer Lamassu, which announced Monday that it had sold 120 of the machines to customers all over the world. A map Lamassu created to mark the occasion, showing the 
Lamassu Announces Sale of 100th Bitcoin ATMCoinDesk
Bitcoin ATM Sales Proof of Bubble or Beginning?TheStreet.com
Lamassu Sells 100th Bitcoin ATMDigitalJournal.com

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Check Out Nintendo’s Metroid Prime on the Oculus Rift – Screen Invasion

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Check Out Nintendo's Metroid Prime on the Oculus Rift
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One of the best things about the Oculus Rift and the continual ramping up of CPU hardware is the ability to emulate games from previous platforms no longer available for purchase. I personally have a truckload of abandonware games that I enjoy from the 

NASA uses Kinect, Oculus Rift to control robot arm – Polygon

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NASA uses Kinect, Oculus Rift to control robot arm
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Manipulation works by combing position tracking from the Kinect with the Oculus Rift's rotational tracking and first-person perspective. In the video, which you can watch above, the user is able to pick up a block virtually, which in turn translates to
NASA's robot pairs Oculus Rift with Xbox One's KinectJoystiq
Kinect 2 with Oculus Rift gets NASA robotic arm workoutPhys.Org
NASA To Use Xbox One's Kinect and Oculus Rift To Control RobotsThe Escapist
Legit Reviews –Kotaku
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Bitcoin malware: India among top targets – Times of India

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Bitcoin malware: India among top targets
Times of India
The findings of a survey, that has pegged the count of computers infected with bitcoin related malware at at least 12,000, comes at a time when regulators worldwide have flagged money laundering concerns about this popular virtual currency. IT security

Credit card security is broken. Here’s how Bitcoin could help fix it. – Washington Post (blog)

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Credit card security is broken. Here's how Bitcoin could help fix it.
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A common criticism of Bitcoin holds that the Internet-based payment network isn't actually useful. Sure, Bitcoin allows people to transmit value electronically, they say, but conventional payment networks like MasterCard already do that. But the

NASA’s robot pairs Oculus Rift with Xbox One’s Kinect – Joystiq

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NASA's robot pairs Oculus Rift with Xbox One's Kinect
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By using the Oculus Rift for head-tracking and first-person view, and by using the Xbox One's new and improved Kinect sensor for gesture controls, NASA scientists can manipulate physical objects. The implication is that this could be a viable control
Kinect 2 with Oculus Rift gets NASA robotic arm workoutPhys.Org
NASA uses Kinect, Oculus Rift to control robot armPolygon
Watch NASA Control Space Robots With Motion ControlsKotaku

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