Archive: 10/02/2013

Box moves toward IPO destiny

It's the quintessential Silicon Valley tale: Two kids start a company in a dorm room. The company grows, adds millions of users and within a few years is worth more than $1 billion.

dateOct 02, 2013 in Business
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Tor and Bitcoin promise online stealth

The Silk Road website that was shut down by US authorities, who branded it a black market for drugs and other illicit wares, relied on Tor and Bitcoins to protect the anonymity of users. ...

dateOct 02, 2013 in Internet
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California outlaws 'revenge porn'

Posting naked pictures of an ex-partner online can now land you in jail for up to six months in California, after a bill against so-called "revenge porn" was signed into law.

dateOct 02, 2013 in Internet
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Cerberus interested in BlackBerry

Private equity firm Cerberus is interested in taking a look at BlackBerry's books as a prelude to a possible bid for the troubled smartphone company.

dateOct 02, 2013 in Business
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US official admits testing US cellphone tracking

National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander revealed Wednesday that his spy agency once tested whether it could track Americans' cell phone locations, in addition to its practice of sweeping broad ...

dateOct 02, 2013 in Internet
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