Oxford Dictionaries announced “Selfie” as the international Word of the Year 2013, noting its frequency in the English language has increased by 17,000% since last year
Computer scientists have developed a dating recommendation engine matches you with partners you find attractive but only ones that are likely to find you attractive too.
The value of bitcoin — the world’s most popular digital currency — topped $600 on Monday, as Congress held hearings on the future of this and other currencies that exist only on the internet.
Julian Assange. Image: Reuters.
Daniel_Stuckey writes “Congress held its first-ever hearing on virtual currencies this afternoon, and it may have been the best PR boost bitcoin’s had yet. The tone at the hearing held before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee was overwhelmingly positive as the panel weighed the risks of the technology that grew out of the criminal underbelly of the web, with the potential economic value of the now-booming futurist money.