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Up all night with bitcoin hackers

Amid the hushed, hurried clatter of keyboards at New York University’s newly opened entrepreneurship lab, students huddle in teams of one-to-four, scarfing down bok choy and fried dumplings. 1,372 more words


How HIV drugs may be able to treat blindness

“Screw the FDA. I’m gonna be… D.O.A.”

So says Ron Woodroof (played by Matthew McConaughey) to Dr. Eve Saks (Jennifer Garner) in the film Dallas Buyers Club… 1,160 more words


Judge Denise Cote accepts Apple's $450 million bet that she was wrong on e-books

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote didn’t like the terms of the settlement Apple reached with 33 state attorneys general last summer. She didn’t like them one bit. 244 more words


Google Contributor or Google Protection money?

Google announced an experiment subscription service this week. One pays a certain sum of money ($1-$3) to see a ‘Thank you’ note rather than a traditional advert when they visit participating sites. 751 more words


Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval

(REUTERS) – A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc’s agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. 332 more words


The European Parliament wants Google to be broken up

Concerned over Google’s growing influence, the European Parliament is reportedly set to call for a break-up of the tech giant’s search engine from some of its other commercial businesses, … 131 more words


This software entrepreneur wants executives to think like cartographers

In Jack Dangermond’s world, an interactive map is worth 100 charts.

He’s biased, of course. The privately-held geographic information systems (GIS) company that Dangermond founded 45 years ago with his wife— 873 more words