Summary Bitcoin has had almost a week now of no significant change in value. There is one however which has been bucking the trend of the last week, and that is the anonymity-focused darkcoin. Darkcoin promises to remove the ability of people to track payments through the blockchain, saying this is a huge flaw in the way bitcoin works.
Summary Several Bitcoin exchanges including the now-defunct Mt. Gox received subpoenas from Manhattan federal prosecutors this winter as they look into possible ties between the exchanges and the online drug market Silk Road, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Summary PUTRAJAYA: Only the plastic bag containing the 12 receptacles of samples collected from Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan was cut open by the investigation officer (IO) and not the receptacles which contained swabs lifted from the complainant's rectum, the Federal Court heard.
Summary Mr. Menino died in the company of family and friends, spokeswoman Dot Joyce said. At an interfaith service three days after the bombings, Mr. Menino, in a symbolic act of personal defiance, painfully pulled himself to his feet from his wheelchair to declare that no act of violence could break Boston's spirit. Mr. Menino was anything but a smooth public speaker and was prone to verbal gaffes.
Summary "It's stunning what's happening here," says Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service. At the same time, demand is weaker than expected because of a sluggish global economy. -- In the past, a stronger economy in the U.S., the world's biggest consumer of oil and gasoline, typically meant rising fuel demand.
Summary In this clip, Sen. Bernie Sanders says he believes "one of the Supreme Court's worst decisions ever" -- Citizens United -- has allowed big money to "deflect attention from the real issues" facing voters.