Federal judge: Bitcoin ‘can be used as money,’ subject to SEC – Daily Caller

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Federal judge: Bitcoin 'can be used as money,' subject to SEC
Daily Caller
The decision bodes poorly for Trendon Shavers, a Bitcoin banker accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of running a Ponzi scheme costing unwitting investors over 260,000 Bitcoin, at the time nearly $3 million in old-fashioned American 

Oculus Rift VR 720p HD Development Kit Unboxing Video and Article – TweakTown

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Oculus Rift VR 720p HD Development Kit Unboxing Video and Article
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I\'ve said this so many times now, but it needs to be said again – I\'m a resolution lover. I love high-res, high refresh rates, all of the fringe, high-end stuff. I\'ve never been into virtual reality, and I didn\'t back Oculus VR\'s original

Bitcoin and Soylent meal replacement: new currency meets new nutrition – CoinDesk

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Bitcoin and Soylent meal replacement: new currency meets new nutrition
CoinDesk
A new product has come to the bitcoin table offering dieters and those strapped for time and cash the chance to exchange digital currency for a food substitute. Soylent, which was created by entrepreneur Rob Rhinehart from Atlanta, Georgia, is a

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‘Bitcoin is a currency’: Federal judge says the virtual cash is real money – NBCNews.com

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'Bitcoin is a currency': Federal judge says the virtual cash is real money
NBCNews.com
Is the "online crypto-currency" Bitcoin money like dollars or is it no more the business of government regulators than virtual gold pieces in an online game? A federal judge may have ended the controversy with an opinion issued in a Bitcoin-related

John Carmack joins Oculus Rift – T3

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John Carmack joins Oculus Rift
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id Software co-founder John Carmack has taken on a new role at Oculus, the company behind the Oculus Rift 3D gaming headset, as the company's Chief Technical Officer. The Doom and Quake creator will take up his new position at the new Dallas offices, 

Sorry, libertarians: Bitcoins are currency and can be regulated under US law … – PCWorld

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Sorry, libertarians: Bitcoins are currency and can be regulated under US law
PCWorld
On paper, Bitcoins sound like a libertarian's dream: A virtual crypto-currency that's veiled in anonymity, free from ties to national governments, and wonderfully bereft of transaction fees? Take that, The Man! But now that Bitcoins have been thrust
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Bitcoin upgrade aims for smoother e-commerce – Australian Techworld

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Bitcoin upgrade aims for smoother e-commerce
Australian Techworld
A bitcoin is essentially a secret number that is transferred from one software client to another using a 32-character alpha-numeric address. Although many entrepreneurs are developing merchant tools and software for bitcoin, overall, the system can be

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