Bitcoin Weekly 2014 December 17: Time and Microsoft embrace Bitcoin, favorable mention by Ford Motor Company, ‘hacker’ returns BTC

Kyt Dotson | December 17th

It’s the end of the year and Christmas is coming early: Microsoft and Time Inc. have both started accepting bitcoins. This continues a strong trend over 2014 of businesses adopting the digital currency. Although right now there’s a...»

2014 camping holiday gift guide: 5 high-tech gadgets for campers

Suzanne Kattau | December 17th

Welcome to the tenth installment of SiliconANGLE Media’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide series. In this series of gift guides, we’ve suggested some of the best high-tech gift ideas for your friends and loved ones this holiday...»

Controversial mass-shooting game “Hatred” back on Steam Greenlight

Eric David | December 17th

Hatred, a game its creators at Polish game company Destructive Creations describe as "an isometric shooter with [a] disturbing atmosphere of mass killing," is back on Steam Greenlight after being briefly removed yesterday. Hatred has been surrounded with controversy from...»

The rise of automation: Opportunity or a disaster in the making?

Mike Wheatley | December 17th

The idea that technology will eventually do away with the need for manual, human labor is nothing new. Ever since the first enterprising farmers began using cattle to plough their fields instead of doing the...»

Sony reveals smart glass clip-on to take on Google Glass

Duncan Riley | December 17th

Sony Corp. has revealed a new display module that clips on to your existing glasses, turning them into something similar to Google Glass. The single-lens display module is powered by an ARM Cortex-A7 processor and sports a 640×400 OLED micro-display, giving a...»

Sony leak exposes ‘secret’ goings-on at Snapchat

Collen Kriel | December 17th

On November 24th Sony Pictures Entertainment’s servers were hacked. Among the many leaks to appear online since then is the content of Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton's inbox. Lynton is also a Snapchat...»

Canonical’s “Snappy” Ubuntu Core bites into Google’s Cloud

Mike Wheatley | December 17th

Canonical Ltd., the maker of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has just made its snappy Ubuntu Core operating system, designed for running Docker containers, available on Google's Compute Engine. Ubuntu Core is a...»