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Bitcoin enthusiasts are boiling after Newsweek unmasks its secretive inventor

In a blockbuster new report, Newsweek claims to have unmasked the identity of 'Satoshi Nakamoto,' the creator of Bitcoin. His real name? Satoshi Nakamoto. But the Bitcoin community isn't happy with Newsweek and its reporter.

Facebook’s firearms: Site hopes new rules will curb illegal gun sales

Following campaigns by a number of lobby groups, Facebook on Wednesday announced new measures to change the way firearms are advertised and sold on the social networking site, as well as on Instagram.

Yahoo Fantasy Sports users won’t lose their data after Facebook, Google ID drop

Yahoo plans to stop allowing users of its services to sign in with their Facebook or Google ID credentials. So, what happens to all the account data currently associated with Facebook and Google logins?
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Best online dating sites

There are so many dating sites out there that it can be hard to find one that fits your needs. We compiled a list of the best dating sites so you can spend less time searching and more time meeting people.

Watch Stephen Colbert’s full NSA-ripping 2014 RSA Conference keynote

Just like the NSA’s top-secret documents, Stephen Colbert’s controversial keynote speech at this year’s RSA cybersecurity conference has leaked onto the Web. Watch the full speech here.
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$620,000 theft kills another Bitcoin exchange, but Bitcoin prices still rise

Cyber-thieves have delivered a fatal blow to the second Bitcoin exchange in a week – but that hasn’t stopped the value of the embattled cryptocurrency from rising nearly 30 percent since last week's low.
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Facebook in talks with drone maker Titan Aerospace about possible acquisition

Facebook is reportedly in talks with drone maker Titan Aerospace over a possible acquisition. It's believed the New Meixico-based company can help Facebook with its plan to bring affordable Internet access to locations around the world.

Google Street View goes polar bear spotting

Google has teamed up with Polar Bears International to capture Street View images of the animals in their natural habitat — images that can now be used to chart the effects of climate change.

Restaurant menus are heading to your Google results

Google already displays information summaries for all kinds of search results (from actors to weather forecasts), and now it's adding restaurant menus to the mix to make going out easier.

Google’s Maps Gallery maps out everything from minefields to congressional districts

Maps can be a great way to present and digest data. Apparently, Google agrees, and so they've put together something called Google Maps Gallery, a collection of maps that contain and present a wide variety of fascinating data sets.

Google barge to leave San Francisco Bay for new home, still unfinished

Google's unfinished barge is reportedly about to be taken on an 80-mile journey from San Francisco Bay to Stockton, apparently in an effort to escape a $35,000 fine for not having a construction permit.
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Yelp launches its first ‘Top 100 Places To Eat’ list, Hawaii restaurant in top spot

Yelp's just posted a crowd-sourced 'Top 100 Places To Eat' list on its site, offering food lovers some new ideas on places to eat. Seafood eatery Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, tops the tasty-looking chart.