Month: March 2014

Oculus Rift – 10 reasons why all eyes are back on virtual reality – The Guardian

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Oculus Rift – 10 reasons why all eyes are back on virtual reality
The Guardian
The US company Oculus VR is young – it was founded in 2012 – but its biggest achievement has been to get people excited about VR again. It raised $2.4m on crowdfunding site Kickstarter to make its Oculus Rift VR headset for gaming, distributing early …
Carmack: Facebook gets the big pictureComputerandvideogames.com
The rift with Oculus Rift revealed – why Facebook needs a reality checkTechRadar UK
Facebook outrages tech consumers by buying Oculus RiftThe Queensland Times
Guardian Liberty Voice –International Business Times UK
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Bitcoin is legally property, says US IRS. Does that kill it as a currency? – The Guardian

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Bitcoin is legally property, says US IRS. Does that kill it as a currency?
The Guardian
America's Internal Revenue Service ruled on Tuesday that bitcoin should be treated more like stock than cash. On the one hand, that means that people who buy bitcoin and then sell it at a profit are potentially liable for lower taxes than they would
Bitcoin Slips In The Wake Of The IRS's Tax DecisionTechCrunch
New IRS rules make using Bitcoins a fiascoCNNMoney
Bitcoin ATM rollout planABC Online
Times of India –Inman.com –FT Alphaville (blog)
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New IRS rules make using Bitcoins a fiasco – CNNMoney

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New IRS rules make using Bitcoins a fiasco
CNNMoney
The Internal Revenue Service's notice last week will force the average Bitcoin user to keep a strict record of every purchase made all year long — then perform difficult calculations to account for the changing value of a bitcoin. It's meant to
Bitcoin Slips In The Wake Of The IRS's Tax DecisionTechCrunch
Bitcoin is legally property, says US IRS. Does that kill it as a currency?The Guardian
Bitcoin ATM rollout planABC Online
Times of India –Inman.com –FT Alphaville (blog)
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Minecraft for Oculus Is Dead. Here’s How to Play It Anyway – Wired

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Minecraft for Oculus Is Dead. Here's How to Play It Anyway
Wired
Facebook shocked pretty much everyone and made headlines by buying Oculus, developer of the Rift and leader of the virtual reality pack, for a staggering $2 billion. One of the strongest reactions came from Minecraft developer Markus “Notch” Persson, …
Minecraft for Xbox One and PS4Tehran Chronicle

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John Carmack breaks silence on Facebook’s Oculus acquisition – The Verge

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John Carmack breaks silence on Facebook's Oculus acquisition
The Verge
After almost a week of silence, legendary game developer and Oculus CTO John Carmack has finally voiced his opinions on Facebook's planned acquisition of the virtual reality headset maker. Replying to a blog post by chiptune musician Peter Berkman, …

Netagio, A ‘Cold Storage’ Bitcoin Vault, Adds The Ability To Trade BTC For … – TechCrunch

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Netagio, A 'Cold Storage' Bitcoin Vault, Adds The Ability To Trade BTC For
TechCrunch
Keeping Bitcoin safe isn't easy. If the wild currency fluctuations don't get you, then it'll be the exchanges going pop in the night and taking a chunk of BTC with them, or the myriad digital wallets whose security systems failed to fend off the hacker
Trade Bitcoin for Real Gold with London-Based Netagio ExchangeInternational Business Times UK
Netagio lets customers trade bitcoin for gold and major currenciesFinextra

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‘What’s Oculus Rift?’ And Other Questions About Facebook’s New Foray Into … – The Atlantic

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'What's Oculus Rift?' And Other Questions About Facebook's New Foray Into
The Atlantic
Late yesterday, Facebook made an announcement: It has acquired the virtual reality startup Oculus VR, the maker of the Oculus Rift headset, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. The news excited some in the tech industry, and confused many others.

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