Is he or isn’t he? The man Newsweek outed as the creator of bitcoin told the Associated Press yesterday that he isn’t. Newsweek issued a statement today saying it still believes he is.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, who lives in Temple City, Calif., said the particularly intriguing quote noted in the Newsweek article — ...
“It’s a show about a group of people who do something for a living that is inherently unfilmable.”
— Alec Berg, executive producer of “Silicon Valley,” the HBO show that premieres April 6, talks to the Hollywood Reporter. Show creator Mike Judge adds, “They’re not crab fishermen or cops bringi ...
For an outfit that only officially launched two weeks ago, Google Capital sure has been busy. The search giant’s growth equity fund has pumped tens of millions of dollars into three companies: SurveyMonkey, Renaissance Learning and Lending Club. And on Wednesday, online real estate marketplace Auction.com got into the action wit ...
It’s about time!
Linear City Development announced Thursday that The Elysian, a fancy new 96-unit apartment building in Los Angeles, will offer free electric vehicle charging for tenants. The developer has installed 20 Level 2 Chargepoint EV charging stations and will cover the cost of electricity for the life of every original ...
In a shameless and unabashed attempt to “bring home the bacon,” meat producer Oscar Mayer has come up with an iPhone attachment that doubles as an alarm clock and gives off the sound and scent of sizzling slices of pig loin and belly.
Yes, that would be your bacon wakin’ wake-up call.
According to a story in England& ...
“I am no longer involved in that and I cannot discuss it. It’s been turned over to other people. They are in charge of it now. I no longer have any connection.”
— Satoshi Nakamoto, a 64-year-old man living in the Los Angeles area who Newsweek tracked down and says is the founder of bitcoin. Since the decentralized, u ...
It's an around-the-world tech grab bag:
• First stop, Italy, where the 2010 criminal convictions of three Google executives over a video posted on Google Video in 2006 were overturned Friday. The case had raised questions about whether companies Read More →
A double whammy for BlackBerry maker Research in Motion:
• RIM shares are plunging, down about 19 percent to $11.35 on the Nasdaq as of this post, amid concerns about a new service revenue model the Canadian company announced Thursday along Read More →
The exploits of Silicon Valley software guru John McAfee in Belize, Guatemala and Miami have hurt the brand of the company that bears his name, but company officials are standing pat.
Asked by CNN Money whether the company now owned by Read More →
"Data caps create challenges for consumers and run the risk of undermining innovation in the digital economy if they are imposed bluntly and not designed to truly manage network congestion."
— Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Thursday introduced a Read More →
Video-game makers, including Silicon Valley's Electronic Arts, are seeing their shares fall lately as talk about violent video games heats back up in the wake of the school shooting in Connecticut last week — as many look for Read More →
Tesla Motors is ready to begin delivering the Model S sedan to Europe, where high gas prices are the norm. The Netherlands will be the point of entry for vehicles entering Europe; Tesla's European Distribution Center in Tilbrug will serve Read More →
• What effect will the U.S. patent office's rejection Wednesday of Apple's pinch-to-zoom patent have on the Samsung verdict?
As the Merc's Troy Wolverton writes, Samsung seized upon the decision, citing it in its request for a Read More →
"The Internet routes around censorship. The project becomes more vital."
— Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed — which is behind the Wiki Weapon project, an effort to create the world's first fully printable gun — reacts to MakerBot taking Read More →