Third Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitomat Lost Their Wallet, Over 17,000 Bitcoins Missing

Kyt Dotson | August 1st

Today Bitomat, Poland-based third largest Bitcoin exchange, announced that as of July 26 they lost access to their wallet.dat file and thus the exchange’s entire fund base has become inaccessible. The Bitomat service is now up for sale...»

Rootkits Find Perfect Breeding Ground on Windows XP Computers

Steven Hodson | August 1st

Antivirus company Avast Software released some interesting news about the dangers of rootkits and where they are being found with increasing frequency. According to the company, the decade-old Windows XP platform makes up the largest reservoir of infected PC...»

AT&T Blames Data Use for Upcoming Plan Changes, Needs T-Mobile Support

Mellisa Tolentino | August 1st

The end of the world is in October!  Just kidding, it isn’t really, but if you’re an AT&T unlimited subscriber, it might seem like the end of the world.   The surge of internet use...»

Do Video Games Groom Killers? Technology Beleaguered As Norway Mourns

Cherr Aira | August 1st

Whether pitching video games as accessory-to-the-crime or joining racism's heed, one thing is certain: technology and real-life are inseparable. Sometimes, one world crosses over into the other. Sometimes, things just linger in the fantasy realm....»

You Say You Want a (Big Data) Revolution?

Jeffrey Kelly | August 1st

Perhaps calling it a revolution is a bit hyperbolic, but Revolution Analytics is definitely making waves in the predictive analytics and data mining market. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based start-up provides commercial add-ons...»

Foxconn Chooses Robots Over Humans, Replacing Thousands of Workers

Mellisa Tolentino | August 1st

If you’re one of those people terrified at the thought of robots doing human work (as this somehow signals the start of their reign--remember I, Robot?), this news just might be the start of...»

Social Media is not Corporate Media

Tom Foremski | August 1st

There's a gold rush going on as legions of self-proclaimed experts are working with corporations to help them monetize the potential riches in exploiting social media. I look at the links and articles that social media "experts" are...»

Google Loves HTML5 with Tablet Search Overhaul

Kristina Farrah | August 1st

Google overhauled the design and features of its browser-based web apps, as you might have already noticed if you’re using an Android smartphone in particular. These changes are happening alongside the Google+ roll-out, which has...»

Arrested Teenage Activist Believed to be ‘Topiary’ Out on Bail

Mellisa Tolentino | August 1st

Late last week, news broke that Lulzsec’s famed spokesperson ‘Topiary’ was arrested by the Metropolitan Police, but there have been speculations that the wrong guy was nabbed and it was all part of the

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Microsoft Bing Needs More Mobile, Social Leverage

Mellisa Tolentino | August 1st

Microsoft’s latest earning’s report stated that the company had an operating income of $3.6 billion in the Office division, $2.9 in Windows, $1.8 billion in Server and Tools and 32 million in profit in...»