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Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?
Virtual Currency

Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?

The author of 'The Bitcoin Big Bang' on what entrepreneurs need to know about the budding digital currency.
Carol Roth
Why This Entrepreneur Dreams of Living on Mars
Far Out Tech

Why This Entrepreneur Dreams of Living on Mars

Entrepreneur Jaymee Del Rosario has been selected among the 100 candidates to possibly colonize the red planet as part of an initiative called Mars One. Here's what she has to say about her ambitious plans.
Jason Fell
8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk
Cyber Security

8 Simple Ways to Minimize Online Risk

Strengthening online security doesn't mean lowering your risk to zero, but you can plug the main gaps to reduce the largest potential issues.
Mindaugas Caplinskas
This Is the Key to an $80 Billion Wearables Market
Wearable Tech

This Is the Key to an $80 Billion Wearables Market

Connected gadgets that are indistinguishable from their disconnected peers will fuel the growth of wearable technology.
Pebble Time Is the Fastest Funded Project in Kickstarter History
Crowdfunding

Pebble Time Is the Fastest Funded Project in Kickstarter History

In a few short hours, the new Pebble smartwatch has already raised $4.6 million and shows no sign of slowing down.
Jason Fell
Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond
Apple Pay

Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond

The London-based payment processing company announced a new 'tokenisation' service that allows customers to pay on a mobile device without credit card information being disclosed.
Catherine Clifford
For Video Game Developers, These Are the 10 Most Successful States
Video Games

For Video Game Developers, These Are the 10 Most Successful States

The video game industry grew four times faster than the American economy.
John Gaudiosi
Pebble Is Launching a New Smartwatch Today on Kickstarter
Pebble

Pebble Is Launching a New Smartwatch Today on Kickstarter

The company also is unveiling a completely refreshed operating system across its devices.
Jason Fell
Industry Lobbyists Take Aim at Proposed FAA Drone Rules
Drones

Industry Lobbyists Take Aim at Proposed FAA Drone Rules

Businesses hoping to capitalize on the commercial potential of drones are preparing to push back against proposed regulations that would strictly limit how the aircraft can be used.
5 New, Affordable Smartwatches Battle for Your Wrist
Smartwatches

5 New, Affordable Smartwatches Battle for Your Wrist

We'll see a number of new smartwatches this year at more affordable prices. Here's a look at some of our favorites.
Emily Price
Google Partners With Wireless Carriers to Push Wallet Service
Digital Wallet

Google Partners With Wireless Carriers to Push Wallet Service

The idea is to pre-install Google's electronic payment service on phones, as the companies seek to counter Apple Inc's recent entry into the nascent market for mobile payments.
Microsoft Nails All But 4 of 24 Oscar Predictions
Oscars

Microsoft Nails All But 4 of 24 Oscar Predictions

And the statue for best data-driven Academy Award predictions goes to...Bing.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Meet the Wearable That Could Save Your Life If You're Being Attacked
Wearable Tech

Meet the Wearable That Could Save Your Life If You're Being Attacked

The Mace Wear Pod is a personal security tracker that can get victims help and collect evidence in the event of an assault.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
On U.S. Net Neutrality Rules, 11th-Hour Push Against Vague Rule
Net Neutrality

On U.S. Net Neutrality Rules, 11th-Hour Push Against Vague Rule

One aspect of the rules is drawing criticism from both opponents and proponents of tighter regulation.