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MtGox’s Implosion Could Damage Bitcoin

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The popular exchange’s collapse would place the crypto-currency’s reputation at risk. continue…

Are Disappearing Messages a Permanent Business?

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If a new crop of startups wants to profit, they’ll have to convince users that disappearing messages are secure. continue…

Nokia Launches Android-Powered Smartphones

Are Nokia’s latest devices a weird misfire, or a counterintuitive stroke of genius? continue…

Google’s Project Tango Seeks to Map a 3D World

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At the heart of the project is a prototype smartphone capable of capturing and analyzing 3D measurements. continue…

With IBM and AT&T, Rush to ‘Internet of Things’ Intensifies

Analytics for city governments today, sensors and software in your fridge and car tomorrow? continue…

Elon Musk Talks Tesla, Apple, Model X

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted to “conversations” with Apple, but refused to disclose details. continue…

Facebook’s WhatsApp Buy: Are We In a Bubble Yet?

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Facebook just paid the equivalent of 16 Instagrams for a messaging app. It’s a big bet, and a risky one. continue…

Amazon Coins Aren’t Bitcoin; They’re Microsoft Points

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The definition of “crypto-currency” has gotten a little loose these days. continue…

The Sucess of Wearable Electronics Hinges on App Developers

There are significant obstacles to building wearable electronics (and associated apps) that will provide true value. continue…

Microsoft Designer Comments on Windows 8 UX Decisions

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The latest version of the operating system is a way of separating casual and power users in a way that benefits both, he claimed in a Reddit posting. continue…