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  • Insight: At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

    (This story changes Mandalah description in the 30th paragraph, company name in the 31st paragraph) TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent...
  • US explores a Wi-Fi network for Cuba, but denies it's operational

    A program financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development to develop the technology for a Wi-Fi network in Cuba has not been deployed on the island and is under review, a USAID spokesman said Monday. USAID approved the grant to the Open...
  • Facebook Exec Says Oculus Rift May Expand Into Movies

    USC professor Jonathan Taplin and Cory Ondrejka, Facebook's VP of mobile engineering, addressed the future of mobile technology, specifically with regard to Facebook, in the keynote presentation at Tuesday's Hollywood IT Summit, held at the Hyatt...
  • Russian social network CEO fired, opposition figure convicted

    Russian social network CEO fired, opposition figure convicted
    Russia's space for free speech suffered two further blows Tuesday when a Moscow court convicted Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny of slander and a social network founder who provided a platform for dissent was fired and fled abroad. Pavel Durov, founder...
  • Roseanne Barr disputes Zimmerman lawsuit over Twitter post

    George Zimmerman's parents are picking a court fight with Roseanne Barr. The entertainer admitted in a court filing this week that she had posted the address of Robert and Gladys Zimmerman on Twitter during the heated controversy over whether their...
  • A Tale of Two Podcasts

    A Tale of Two Podcasts
    A few weeks ago I was asked to appear on a couple podcasts that originate in Chicago. Due to a bit of absent-mindedness on my part, I ended up doing both podcasts on the same day. It made for quite the experience! First up, I sat down with the gals of...
  • Judge dismisses case against Twitter alleging pre-IPO fraud

    Judge dismisses case against Twitter alleging pre-IPO fraud
    Twitter Inc has won the dismissal of an unusual lawsuit accusing the social media company of fraudulently arranging a private stock sale it never intended to complete, with a goal of stoking interest in its November 2013 initial public offering. U.S....
  • UCF student says fraternity rejected him because he's gay

    UCF student says fraternity rejected him because he's gay
    A UCF student who contends that a fraternity kept him from joining because he's openly gay is using social media to plead his case. Sophomore George Dumont of Sebring recently posted a YouTube video in which he and a friend discuss how he was kicked out...
  • Saudi watchdog to regulate homegrown YouTube shows: newspaper

    Saudi watchdog to regulate homegrown YouTube shows: newspaper
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to regulate local companies that screen shows on YouTube, a senior official was quoted as saying in local media on Tuesday - a move that could stifle its nascent creative industries. The kingdom is the world's top per...
  • Social media shares rally after Credit Suisse upgrades Facebook

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of social media companies rallied on Tuesday after Credit Suisse raised its expectations for Facebook Inc's long-term average revenue per user (ARPU), saying upcoming products would raise growth in that key metric. The firm...
  • Cheerios maker gets bowled over

    General Mills, maker of Cheerios and Wheaties, thinks it deserves credit for reversing itself after quietly trying to strip customers of their constitutional right to a day in court. But that's like a homeowner saying he deserves credit for putting...