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'Challenging the dollar': Bitcoin total value tops $1 billion

http://rt.com

Already bigger than many sovereign currencies, Bitcoin has broken the $1 billion in value mark this week. In the wake of continuing economic crises and liquidity shortages, this new virtual currency is poised to challenge the euro and US dollar.
By not being tied to any particular financial institution and independent from world governments, Bitcoin will become a safe haven for anyone trying to save their money from the crippled international banking system, claimed Max Keiser, the host of RT's Keiser Report.

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“Gun” “Control” (in a 3D printer world) | TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com

FTA: 'If we as a country, and indeed we as a global community, are going to seriously address the question of gun control, we need to address the issue of fabricated weapons and weapon plans, or else the discussion will be moot. This is because the proliferation of 3D printed weaponry changes both the definition of “gun” and of what it means to “control” it.'

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Blueseed has raised its startup capital

http://tech.co

This week, Blueseed, the planned startup community on a ship, received seed funding from leading venture capitalists. Backers include Floodgate Fund, Correlation Ventures, and Xu Xiaoping and Wang Qiang of Chinese investment fund ZhenFund.

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Inventor Develops License Plate Frame That Defeats Red Light Cameras

http://www.techdirt.com

Tech is all about disruption. When a problem presents itself, someone will find a way to route around it. Red light cameras, the controversial jackpot generators favored by certain law enforcement agencies, are the problem. The solution?...

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Apple rejects app that reports US drone strikes.

http://www.techdirt.com

"It’s the third time in a month that Apple has turned Drones+ away, says Josh Begley, the program’s New York-based developer. The company’s reasons for keeping the program out of the App Store keep shifting. First, Apple called the bare-bones application that aggregates news of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia “not useful.” Then there was an issue with hiding a corporate logo. And now, there’s this crude content problem."

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Once-homeless 25 year-old makes 6 figures with YouTube videos

http://www.citytv.com

Was listening to Monday's show's discussion with regards to IP and alternative distribution, and profiting from you "intellectual" work.

This is actually a friend of mine, who, once homeless, now brings in 6 figures from his viral videos via YouTube.
Just shows how you can make money by distributing your content at now cost to the end user.

"CityNews reporter Peter Kim explains how the once-homeless 25 year-old became an internet sensation."
"St. Catharines man turns viral videos into 6 figure salary."

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This Cute Chat Site Could...Help Overthrow Your Government

http://www.wired.com

He is the creator of Cryptocat, a project “to combine my love of cryptography and cats,” he explained to an overflowing audience of hackers at the HOPE conference on Saturday, July 14.

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Ron Paul supporters need to utilize this new social media and fast

http://exm.nr

it's a way to embed Easter Eggs in images - we need to best this before everyone else - just PLEASE promise me you won't embed auto-play audio - for our own good ;)

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Imagining the classroom of the future

http://www.cajuntechie.tk

Found this post talking about what the classroom of the future might look like and loved how decentralized and non-state dependent it all was.

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5 Sci-Fi Ad Techniques That Are About to Make Life Creepier

http://www.cracked.com

We are in the middle of a great cultural arms race between advertisers with tons of money and state of the art technology and the common man's ability to ignore the ads those advertisers create. You've seen hundreds of ads today -- how many did you actually remember?
Don't think for one second that ad executives are giving up. It's all about using futuristic technology to make their ads more and more invasive. That's how we've wound up with ...

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