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  • Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin

    Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin
    Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin. The untraceable currency is...
  • Navigating the new rules for flexible spending accounts can be tricky

    Q: A few months back, you wrote that some people can now carry over $500 from their flexible-spending accounts after the deadline for spending the money. Do I still have to use up last year's money in my account by March 15, 2014? A: That's up to your...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown announces reelection bid

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown finally made it official Thursday -- he’s running for reelection. Brown filed paperwork in Alameda County to seek an unprecedented fourth and final term as governor. He had been widely expected to make the move,...
  • Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators

    U.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world's largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations...
  • In Oakland, Gov. Jerry Brown outlines reelection platform

    OAKLAND -- One day after walking in to the Alameda County elections office unannounced to take out paperwork to run for reelection, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday officially filed his candidacy for an unprecedented fourth and final term. Brown,...
  • U.S. officials vow to 'impose costs' on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – Newly levied visa restrictions and an executive order allowing financial sanctions against people or groups “threatening the peace, security, stability, sovereignty, or territorial integrity of Ukraine” will allow the U.S....
  • An aggressive bank regulator turns up the heat on individual crooks

    An aggressive bank regulator turns up the heat on individual crooks
    New York's banking regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, has ticked off the financial sector and even his fellow regulators by being, well, zealous in his job. Now he's taking aim at one of the most cherished practices in the regulatory biz: disciplining...
  • Miner has a nose for gold

     
    "Pretty good week, huh honey?" says Jess (Java) Coffey as he spills his diggings on the counter of USB bank in San Andreas in front of teller Vernagae Lee....
  • Iran sanctions remain despite nuclear deal, U.S. officials say

    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials insisted to a Senate panel Tuesday that a temporary deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear program is not about to destroy restraints on world trade with Tehran. At a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations...
  • Kashkari raises almost $1 million for governor's race

    SACRAMENTO -- Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari has raised more than $900,000 in the last two weeks, according to a new report filed by his campaign on Wednesday. The candidate's former boss at the U.S. Treasury Department, Henry Paulson,...
  • Kingsley Guy: Course change needed for U.S. in Cuba

    Long-time residents of South Florida may remember the tar ball infestation that once plagued the coastline. The globs of sticky, black goop played havoc with walks on the beach, which often ended with sun worshippers cleaning tar from their feet with...