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Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
After Mt. Gox Implodes, Bitcoin CEOs and Lawmakers Scramble   —  A Bitcoin giant has fallen.  Mt. Gox was once the world's largest Bitcoin exchange.  It has overcome repeated troubles as if it retained a surplus of “life” renewal points from the Magic: The Gathering cards that it traded before Bitcoin, giving it its name.
Feb 25, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Blocking People On Twitter Now Just Mutes Them (Update: Psych!)   —  Update (11:39 P.M. ET): After a slew of criticism, Twitter has decided not to change the way block works.  “We never want to introduce features at the cost of users feeling less safe,” writes VP of Product Michael Sippey on the Twitter blog.
Dec 12, 2013, 6:45 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
U.S. Spy Rocket Has Octopus-Themed ‘Nothing Is Beyond Our Reach’ Logo.  Seriously.   —  The Office of National Intelligence was very excited about sending a rocket into space Thursday with a bunch of new satellites and live tweeted its launch.  This would usually be a cute display of social media …
Dec 6, 2013, 2:20 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Bitcoin Companies and Entrepreneurs Can't Get Bank Accounts   —  In the first week of July, Jay Shore got bad news.  U.S. Bank and Chase informed him they were closing the accounts for his company, Coinabul, a San Diego-based precious metals buyer that sells silver and gold for Bitcoin.
Nov 15, 2013, 11:40 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Parody Twitter account that apparently duped Costolo temporarily suspended without explanation   —  The Death And Rebirth Of @ProfJeffJarvis, The Best Parody Account On Twitter  —  For the Internet thinkeratti, @ProfJeffJarvis is a Twitter must-follow.  It's a satirical account that takes …
Nov 4, 2013, 6:50 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Lavabit And Silent Circle Join Forces To Make All Email Surveillance-Proof   —  In recent months, Lavabit, based in Texas, and Silent Circle, based in Washington, D.C., both shuttered their encrypted email services.  The companies said they couldn't keep them running knowing they were vulnerable …
Oct 30, 2013, 3:10 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
Medical Start-up Invited Millions Of Patients To Write Reviews They May Not Realize Are Public.  Some Are Explicit.   —  Medical records start-up Practice Fusion has attracted a whopping $134 million in venture capital thanks to its appealing business model: it offers 100,000 (and counting) …
Oct 22, 2013, 6:25 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
How To Opt Out Of Google's Plan To Sell Your Endorsements To Advertisers   —  Google announced Friday that it is “pulling a Facebook.”  Google is making a change to its terms of service that will allow it to monetize the reviews, comments and “+1″s its users have doled out around the Web.
Oct 11, 2013, 4:50 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
FBI can't find Ulbricht's personal 600k Bitcoins, plans to sell 26k seized from Silk Road users   —  The FBI's Plan For The Millions Worth Of Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road  —  When the FBI arrested Silk Road boss Ross William Ulbricht and took his site down, they seized the site's assets …
Oct 6, 2013, 3:15 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
E-ZPasses Get Read All Over New York (Not Just At Toll Booths)   —  A New Jersey hacker altered his E-ZPass to set off alerts whenever it was being read  —  After spotting a police car with two huge boxes on its trunk — that turned out to be license-plate-reading cameras …
Sep 14, 2013, 8:35 PMIn context

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