This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago
Nicholas Carlson, businessinsider.com
Steve Jobs used to tell a story about how he first became inspired by the idea of what computers could do.
He’d say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficien…
Vine will no longer allow pornographic, sexually explicit content
By Salvador Rodriguez, latimes.com
Vine announced that it has changed its rules and terms of service to no longer allow users to post sexually explicit videos.
The video-sharing social network said users who are found to post pornographic videos will be subject to havin…
The Winklevoss Twins Score Virgin Galactic Tickets to Space, Paying With Bitcoin | Entrepreneur.com -
By Kim Lachance Shandrow|Mar 5, 2014, entrepreneur.com
The Winklevoss twins are going to space and it’s no surprise that they paid for their $250,000 Virgin Galactic ticket entirely with Bitcoin, something they’re rumored to have a massive stash of.
The adventurous venture capitalist…
Bitcoin Startup Coinbase Surges Past 1M Consumer Wallets In The Post-Mt.Gox Era
Alex Wilhelm, techcrunch.com
Today Coinbase announced that it has created more than 1 million consumer Bitcoin wallets on its platform, pointing to increased interest in the market for the cryptocurrency. The company started 2013 with fewer than 13,000 walle…
LinkedIn Finally Lets You Block Other Members
Sarah Perez, techcrunch.com
LinkedIn has at last added a long-requested feature with the introduction of member blocking. This adds a new privacy control to the service, which lets you restrict access to your profile, direct interactions, and network activity…
Facebook Buying WhatsApp For $19B, Will Keep The Messaging Service Independent
Matthew Panzarino, techcrunch.com
Facebook is purchasing messaging giant WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and stock, according to a regulatory filing. The deal is being cut for $12 billion in Facebook shares, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3 billion in RS…
Seattle And Austin Are Getting Bitcoin ATMs
ALICE TRUONG, fastcompany.com
To expand its network, Robocoin is also offering $10,000 in Bitcoin to ambassadors who help find new kiosk operators.
Updated: Ahead of the roll out of Robocoin’s Bitcoin ATMs in Austin and Seattle later this month, Portuguese compa…
Major Bitcoin company releases open source library to make it easier to build Bitcoin apps
By Adrianne Jeffries, theverge.com
Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, has been around for five years now, and its popularity has soared. But although its reach has spread beyond the initial circle of very technical, very insider-y…