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It’s official: Mt.Gox files for bankruptcy, and says it lost 850,000 bitcoins

imageWell, I am hoping this news today brings some closure to a lot of folks out there with bitcoins stuck on Mt.Gox, that will never see the light of day again due to the incompetence of one Bitcoin exchange.

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Don’t feel so bad, even Hitler was Goxed

Sometimes we just need to find the humor when times are rough. And I must tell you, I couldn’t stop laughing all the way through this video, where Hitler gets goxed, too. Obviously it’s a play on the old Hitler Reacts meme, which is now a classic. Well done Internet, well done.

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And here come the Feds, right on the heels of the Mt.Gox Bitcoin collapse

imageWelp, I can’t say that none of us are surprised to see this. I knew after reading about the Mt.Gox collapse, theft, possible insider trading, and more speculation, that the Federal Government would use this as ammo to regulate the hell out of Bitcoin.

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A summary of why Bitcoin is crashing, and Mt.Gox disappeared overnight

imageA lot has transpired in the past 24 hours in the Bitcoin world. If you’ve been paying attention, you probably have a good idea of what is happening, but even then, so much happened over night that it’s hard to make heads and tails of it.

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Why does Facebook want Whatsapp?

imageFacebook bought the mobile messaging app WhatsApp for a groundbreaking $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world’s largest social network closer to the heart of mobile communications and may bring younger users into the fold.

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Coinbase is starting the first ever Bitcoin hackathon, but with no time limits

imageHackathons are traditionally fast-paced coding sessions by several programmers, to develop some utility quickly. Most are done in 24-hour long caffeine fueled sessions, and usually the prize is recognition, an awesome app or website, and sometimes cash. Coinbase is starting their own hackathon, but it’s slightly different.

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If Twitter adds commerce to their platform, this is how it might look

Twitter is great for social networking and news consumption. But something that has always been missing is a native option for users to purchase items directly through the platform. Facebook and Google+ don’t have direct-to-buy options, so if Twitter had an e-commerce option, it would set it above everyone else. 

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Science Experiment: How to crush a can without physical force

Gotta love science! This is a fun science experiment anyone can do at home. It’s simple. All you need is an empty can with a small amount of steaming hot water inside of it, and some ice water. The results when you put the can into the ice water are magical.

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iPhone users are smashing their devices in protest of Apple’s anti-Bitcoin policies

imageIt has become overly clear in the past few weeks Apple’s stance on Bitcoin. Bitcoin, the new digital currency that has gotten more popular and seen quite a bit of press coverage in the past several months, has Apple on edge, and it’s now obvious Apple is opposed to bitcoins.

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Tumblr is coming clean with their own Transparency Report

imageAll the big tech companies are doing it. Google has been doing it for years. Facebook just started doing it recently. Yahoo! does it. Now Tumblr is doing it too. I’m talking about a government Transparency Report.

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A detailed world map of the Internet

imageThe Internet is vast. To map the entire Internet, would be next to impossible. But Jay Simons, made a valiant effort with his Map of the Internet, version 1.0. The map captures the Internet in great detail, but due to the sheer size of the web, only parts of it can be captured in a way so that it can be comprehensible, both on print and the web.

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Facebook may soon let you be anonymous for the first time

imageFor the entire history of Facebook, there’s one thing that has always been pushed on it’s users - real identity. Facebook is known for using identity verification for user accounts, and users having to use real names.

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Virtual currency mining with the iPad

imageSince Bitcoin started becoming more and more mainstream over the last year we’ve started to notice mining becoming more accessible to complete technophobes. Mining pools like bitcoin.cz help ordinary users get a standing chance or generating a bitcoin by pooling computer resources amongst several other PC users.

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New iPhone 6 features: Fact or Fiction

Will the new iPhone 6 be one hundred times better than the iPhone 5? The iPhone community and users as a whole are expecting Apple to go above and beyond with what they did with the iPhone 5, but how?

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CEO of Bitcoin exchange arrested

imageCharlie Shrem, the CEO of BitInstant, which is an online Bitcoin exchange, has been arrested for conspiracy to commit money laundering and running an unlicensed money transmitting business.

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