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 That's how many active listeners Pandora Media reported in the third quarter. The Oakland Internet radio service said Thursday that user growth slowed to 5.2 percent, far below the 25 percent rate of a year earlier. The film will begin shooting in the next couple of months.
Summary Caption Student opens fire at a Washington state high school. A student believed to have opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School near Seattle died from self-inflicted a gunshot wound, the Seattle Times reported. A student who authorities say opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday morning is dead, along with another person, and at least four people have been injured, officials said.
Summary The Birmingham Business Alliance announced in a release that "the Jefferson County Commission agreed to $50,000 in discretionary incentives, also tied to job creation and sustainment" as part of an expansion of Birmingham's Integrated Medical System. Based on what the BBA was told by Carrington and from his remarks during the Wednesday announcement the county agreed to $50,000 in discretionary incentives, Cooper said.
Summary The two passengers from the BMW were declared dead at the scene of the head-on collision. The 26-year-old driver of the BMW and the 36-year-old driver of the Toyota were both taken to Beth Israel Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.