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Bitcoin dark web drug ring busted after dealer doxes himself buying stamps

US law enforcers have busted a Bitcon-fuelled dark web drug ring after one of the alleged dealers messed up and bought pre-printed postage online using his real identity. The dealers, which sold almost $9 million worth of counterf...

Bitcoin dark web drug ring busted after dealer doxes himself buying stamps

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US authorities seize over $200,000 worth of Bitcoin in suspected drug ring US authorities have seized more than $200,000 worth of Bitcoin after arresting three Boston-based men on charges of conspiring to sell drugs on the dark web. Binh Thanh Le, 22, Steven McCall, 23, and Allante Pires, 22, were each charged with conspiring to make and distribute MDMA, Ketamine, and Xana...
17:00, 2019-06-17

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13:51, 2019-05-29

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark web marijuana trafficker, CBC reports. Authorities believe the Bitcoin, found on hard drives seized in 2013, to be the proceeds of illegal activity — s...
01:17, 2019-06-29

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo went from being an......
08:51, 2019-07-18

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for distributing drugs including carfentanil and fentanyl. Sky Justin Gornik previously pled guilty to the charge and also admitted that he tried ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

50 Children Have Been Rescued After Officials Busted a Multinational Paedophile Ring Nine people were arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued following an Interpol investigation into an international paedophile ring. The investigation, which began two years ago and is called Operation Blackwrist, targeted a “dark web” site that had more ...
09:17, 2019-05-24

Motorcycle-theft ring busted for stealing dozens of bikes Authorities busted a Big Apple motorcycle-theft ring that “chopped up” dozens of stolen bikes and sold the parts for cash over a six-month span, law enforcement officials revealed Wednesday. Members of the ring — which included 11 alleged thieves from Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Edis...
05:34, 2019-08-15

UK ‘modern day slavery’ ring that forced 400 victims to work for under 75 cents a day busted The largest modern-day slavery ring in the United Kingdom that saw more than 400 victims forced to work for less than 75 cents a day and live in squalor while the “masters” made millions was broken up, authorities revealed Friday....
22:34, 2019-07-05

County lines drug dealer from London fights deportation to Portugal A convicted "county lines" drug dealer from London is fighting deportation — claiming he should have a chance to rebuild his life in the country of his birth....
13:00, 2019-08-19

Brazilian drug dealer fails to escape jail dressed as teenage daughter Convicted drug dealer Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out of the prison where he was serving a 73-year-sentence by disguising himself as his teenage daughter....
18:34, 2019-08-05

Central Park Five detective testifies at drug dealer’s cold case trial A retired NYPD detective known for his involvement in the "Central Park Five" case was also the lead investigator on the 1990 murder of drug dealer Juan Deleon — and testified Monday at the alleged killer’s trial....
17:51, 2019-06-11

US government knows you’re buying opioids with Bitcoin — and it doesn’t like it The US government has released a series of advisory notes, one of which specifically looks at the role played by cryptocurrencies in the buying and selling of illegal substances such as fentanyl. Published on Wednesday, the advisories are focused on four facets of illegal drug trafficking: manufactu...
17:17, 2019-08-22

Pence's New Hampshire trip was reportedly canceled to avoid meeting a suspected drug dealer Former NFL offensive lineman Jeff Hatch, who had previously been candid about his own struggles with opioid addiction and substance abuse, pleaded guilty Friday to a drug offense....
05:17, 2019-07-23

Eric Michels death: dealer guilty of Skyfall actor's drug murder A dealer has been found guilty of killing a part-time actor who appeared in James Bond with the same chemsex drug he sold to serial killer Stephen Port....
17:17, 2019-07-15

Drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and coke at Manhattan fast food spots Want some oxy with those fries? A Manhattan drug dealer peddled heroin, fentanyl and cocaine in broad daylight at popular fast food spots — like McDonald’s, Chipotle and Au Bon Pain — while women with small children and babies stood just feet away, authorities said Tuesday. Anthony Morales’ favorite...
08:34, 2019-06-19

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight months....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Fraudsters fined $360,000 for running bogus Bitcoin trading ring, impersonating CFTC A Texas federal court has granted a motion for a default judgement against two individuals who solicited money by fraudulently representing the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) in a bid to extract Bitcoin from investors.  Defendants Morgan Hunt and Kim Hecroft were ordered to pay almos...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Remember When Mike Pence Abruptly Canceled a Trip to NH? Turns Out He Was About to Shake Hands With a Drug Dealer [Corrected] So get this: Remember earlier this month when Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to appear in New Hampshire earlier this month to give a talk on “on the opioid crisis and illegal drug flow in New Hampshire”? Well, it turns out that had Pence completed the trip, he would’ve hopped off of Air For...
22:51, 2019-07-23

UK dark web dealers get more than 20 years for selling cocaine for Bitcoin Three men in the UK have been sentenced to prison for operating ‘Project4,’ a “sophisticated” drug-dealing business powered by Bitcoin. Colin McCabe, 39, Toby Woods and Robert Price, both 36, made over £1 million selling Class A drugs on the dark web, Thames Valley Police said. According to the BBC,...
14:00, 2019-08-12

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V. Selna. Aside from the prison sentence, Reeves, wh...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Elden Ring sounds like Dark Souls, but open-world The primary commonality between a From Software game and George R. R. Martin’s most popular literary endeavor is that dying happens. Dying happens a lot. Is that a strong enough connection to make a game? Well shit, we’re about to find out, because the rumors are true: Martin and From are collaborat...
22:00, 2019-06-10

German police raid another Bitcoin-powered dark web marketplace German police have busted Chemical Revolution, a dark web marketplace, which allowed consumers to buy narcotics with Bitcoin. According to a press release issued by Germany‘s Federal Criminal Police Office, officers have made 11 arrests in connection with the operation.  Additionally, the statement ...
01:17, 2019-06-29

It's Official: Elden Ring Is A Collaboration Between George R.R. Martin And The Developers Of Dark Souls Game of Thrones and Dark Souls are colliding. A trailer for a new From Software game called Elden Ring was shown at E3 2019's Microsoft press conference today. The catch: it’s set in a fictional world designed by Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and best-selling author George R.R. Martin....
03:17, 2019-06-10

California man busted on weapons, drug charges after homemade shotgun goes off in park: police A California man was allegedly tinkering with a homemade shotgun in a public park on Tuesday when the weapon accidentally fired, leading police to find and arrest him....
00:51, 2019-08-01

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-through window” that was open for businesses 24/7, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Shaheed B...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Elden Ring from George R.R. Martin could be the Dark Souls Game of Thrones fans dream of Gamers are already getting something huge from E3 2019 in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for gamers that don't want to go to space, Microsoft's E3 keynote also brings with it another game to get hyped for: Elden Ring.This new game is a George R.R. Martin project that wa...
00:34, 2019-06-10

Dotel arrested, Castillo cited for link to drug ring Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested Octavio Dotel and have cited Luis Castillo for alleged links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering ring....
03:17, 2019-08-21

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-12

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dog fighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dog fighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
17:00, 2019-05-30

Ex-MLB players Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo linked to Dominican drug ring Dominican officials linked 18 people to the network, including Dotel and Castillo, after seizing a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs going from South America to Puerto Rico       ...
04:34, 2019-08-21

Former Toronto Blue Jays player Octavio Dotel linked to Dominican drug ring Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring....
23:17, 2019-08-21

James Ruppert: dealer or no dealer? A leggy but loved A4 Avant fits the Bangernomics bill Put off by surly sales staff at your local dealership? Try buying privately instead Is there anything worse than pushy used car sales staff? I suppose it depends what you call pushy. If they have lots of useful information, then surely it’s a ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo -- ex-MLB stars -- linked to Dominican Republic drug trafficking ring: reports Former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel and infielder Luis Castillo -- each of whom played 15 seasons and won a World Series ring -- were implicated in connection with a major drug ring in the Dominican Republic, officials said in a Tuesday news conference announcing a sweep targeting a d...
15:17, 2019-08-21

Lords of the Ring: Can 'smart' ring give BlackRock fund managers the edge? After years of using the internet, satellites, algos and other innovations to mine 'Big Data' for that edge over rivals, the world's biggest investment firm is trialing a gizmo that puts the focus back on humans -- its own portfolio managers....
20:00, 2019-06-21

Everything Cops Say About Amazon's Ring Is Scripted or Approved by Ring Amazon’s home security company Ring has garnered enormous control over the ways in which its law enforcement partners are allowed to portray its products, going as far as to review and even author statements attributed to police in the press, according to emails and documents obtained by Gizmodo....
21:17, 2019-07-31

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

Trump administration rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
17:00, 2019-07-23

New rules can deny green cards for immigrants on food stamps FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2019 photo, children of mainly Latino immigrant parents hold signs in support of them and those individuals picked up during an immigration raid at a food processing plant in Canton, Miss., following a Spanish Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Canton, Miss. Trump ...
20:51, 2019-08-12

The Trump Administration Is Moving to End Food Stamps for 3 Million People The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare benefits. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said state governments “have misused this flexibil...
09:17, 2019-07-23

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from ride-sharing apps declined by half between 2013 a...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Trump administration proposed rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said, drawing ire from Democratic senators and advocacy groups....
22:17, 2019-07-23

70 U.S. mayors urge USDA to forgo rule change for food stamps A group of 70 mayors from across the United States are urging the Trump administration to shelve a proposal they say would cut off critical food benefits to millions of American homes....
02:17, 2019-08-23

Trump officials to deny green cards to those who use Medicaid or food stamps Rules detail broad range of programs to disqualify applicantsOfficials say they only want migrants who are ‘self-sufficient’ The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
06:34, 2019-07-23

Andrew Jackson rebellion: Church stamps Harriet Tubman's image on $20 bills Hope Central Church in Boston has been stamping all $20 bills from its offering plates with Harriet Tubman's face. It is, the pastor says, a "worthy replacement."...
02:00, 2019-06-05

'Not just for white, educated foodies': fewer people are shopping at farmers' markets on food stamps California is rich with agriculture, but the region has seen a decline in low-income residents at outdoor marketsSan Francisco farmers’ markets are overflowing with summer’s plentiful bounty, but many lower income residents will never get a taste.The Bay Area has a plethora of not-for-profit program...
10:00, 2019-07-24

Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complicit white women released a new regulation that would target legal immigrants for needing government benefits....
22:51, 2019-08-12

Steve Bullock Hates Dark Money. But a Dark Money Lobbyist Is Helping His Presidential Campaign Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is staking his name and presidential campaign on battling “dark money” — a commonly used term for secretive political cash meant to influence elections. He’s even suing President Donald Trump’s administration over it. But next month, Bullock i...
19:51, 2019-07-08

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
07:00, 2019-08-08

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
12:51, 2019-08-08

The art dealer who can't see: 'I always thought someone would find me out' Influential Berlin gallerist Johann König’s new memoir details how blindness taught him how to recognise good artWhen gallerist Johann König sold his first artwork at the tender age of 21, he had a secret he only reluctantly shared with his buyer. Severely sight-impaired as a result of a freak accid...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Will I Get a Better Deal if I Buy Two Cars From the Same Dealer? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about getting deals on two cars, when the best time to sell privately, and minor accidents on certified cars....
22:00, 2019-06-21

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
13:51, 2019-06-06

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
05:00, 2019-06-07

UK art dealer jailed in US for defrauding clients of up to $30m Timothy Sammons used works by Picasso and Chagall as collateral for personal loansA prominent British art dealer who defrauded his clients out of millions by using a scheme that involved masterpieces by artists including Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall has been sentenced for up to 12 years in prison....
20:51, 2019-07-31

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
22:00, 2019-06-14

Toyota ordered to pay $15.8M to Calif. dealer The owner of two California Toyota dealerships accused the automaker of retaliation after he developed software he claimed was better at identifying customers for safety recalls....
21:51, 2019-07-15

Toyota's War With Dealer Over Recalls Cost It $16 Million Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $15.8 million to a California dealer who accused it of retaliating against him because he had developed safety-recall software that was costing the automaker millions of......
09:17, 2019-07-16

Will My Local Dealer Match A Deal In Another State? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leveraging out-of-state deals against a local store, how much reconditioning dealers do for used cars, the potent...
20:51, 2019-08-09

Can a Dealer Charge Me an ‘Inspection Fee’ for a Certified Pre-Owned Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing extra charges for a certified car, a questionable CarMax Miata, and why Honda doesn’t just make more Type Rs mode...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Vendors get a hard look as dealer profits fall Many dealers say that cutting vendor costs is a priority this year. The reviews follow a year in which the average U.S. light-vehicle dealership reported a loss on operations for the first time in at least a decade....
09:17, 2019-06-01

Here Come the Big Dealer Markups on the 2020 Toyota Supra The first few examples of the new 2020 Toyota Supra are starting to hit the car lots and, as with any hotly anticipated new car, that means one thing: the dealers are thirsty....
12:17, 2019-07-16

'Game of Thrones': Alfie Allen says he personally faced 'dark, dark moments' playing Theon Alfie Allen is opening up about the toll his "Game of Thrones" role of Theon Greyjoy took on his mental health.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-20

Alabama Ford dealer’s gun giveaway is back on. Just don’t call it that. The giveaway was supposed to be a Fourth of July promotion. “They love their faith, they love their country, and they love to hunt,” a manager said of his customers....
18:34, 2019-06-27

I Saw a Brand New Car Advertised for $50! Can I Make the Dealer Sell It to Me at That Price? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing bonkers online pricing errors, lease swapping, and buying a used diesel car....
21:17, 2019-06-07

The Met Reviews Items It Received From a Dealer, Now a Looting Suspect The Metropolitan Museum of Art is studying the Indian artifacts it holds that track back to a man accused of running a major antiquities smuggling ring....
17:51, 2019-08-18

Germany's largest online drugs dealer shut down, 11 arrested Authorities shut down Germany's largest online wholesaler of illegal drugs and arrested 11 people as part of an international investigation into a drugs ring they said spanned five European countries and sold narcotics worldwide....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Ex-craps dealer linked to $1.2M scam is banished from Nevada casinos A former craps dealer at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas now has the dubious distinction of being the 36th person listed in the state of Nevada’s “black book” – a register of those excluded from casinos in the state....
09:51, 2019-05-24

There Are Still Way Too Many 2018 Model Year Cars Stuck On Dealer Lots As dealers prepare to sell down their inventory of model year 2019 cars to make way for new 2020 models, they’re still trying to get rid of leftover 2018 inventory. That’s... not a great sign....
00:34, 2019-08-05

Triumph Mumbai Dealer Demo Bikes On Sale With Hefty Discounts Triumph Motorcycle India's Mumbai dealer is offering its demo bike line-up to potential customers at heavy discounts. The bikes range from the Triumph Bonneville T100, Street Twin, Street Triple,......
17:00, 2019-07-16

Ford asks Alabama dealer to end free gun promotion after fatal shooting An Alabama Ford dealership that went viral this week for a “God, Guns and Freedom” Fourth of July promotion offering a free shotgun, American flag and Bible with every vehicle purchased has ended it at the request of the automaker. But not completely. Chatom Ford general manager Colin Wa...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Manhattan DA helps deported crack dealer get green card in exchange for testimony Manhattan prosecutors are helping an admitted crack cocaine dealer and illegal immigrant deported in 2007 get a green card to live in the US in exchange for ear-witness testimony in a slay case. Roberto Jose Carvajal had been booted back to his native Dominican Republic 12 years ago after he landed ...
05:34, 2019-06-08

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families. A “customer and a friend” has started a GoFundMe ca...
05:17, 2019-08-08

Court Grants Bail To Alleged Defence Dealer In VVIP Chopper Case A Delhi court today granted bail to Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged defence agent arrested in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP choppers scam case....
15:51, 2019-06-01

Equipment dealer blames farm trade wars as plans for aggressive growth stall Canada's largest agriculture equipment dealer says it is scrapping its aggressive growth strategy in part because of farmer pessimism it blames on unsolved international trade disputes....
21:17, 2019-07-31

This Dealer's Retro 1970s Ford F-150 Package Brings Back The Beautiful Trucks We've Lost The past is back in a big way, folks. Don’t worry, disco is still very much dead and high crime rates don’t seem to be making a comeback, but two-tone F-150s with chrome racks and HiLites are, and I couldn’t be more thrilled about it....
02:17, 2019-07-18

Toronto Raptors superfan and Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia sees his celebrity status grow Hyundai dealer Nav Bhatia, one of the Toronto Raptors's biggest fans, was the grand marshal in the team's NBA Championship parade. Bhatia uses his front-row fame to build basketball courts for youths and bring people together....
22:34, 2019-06-19

What to do for a busted lip A busted lip is a common occurrence. We look at nine treatments and remedies that people can use at home to help heal a busted lip. We also explain when to see a doctor....
04:17, 2019-08-23

'Dark Phoenix' is 'The Dark Knight' of X-Men, says director The stars of "Dark Phoenix" discuss the latest X-Men film, with writer/director Simon Kinberg comparing it to Christopher Nolan's Batman classic, "The Dark Knight." (June 5)        ...
16:34, 2019-06-05

Cop who said he was sleepwalking during 2014 assault busted yet again An NYPD cop who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a Bronx woman’s apartment and attacked her in 2014 was just busted again — this time in Baltimore for allegedly assaulting two police officers, sources tell The Post. Officer Eugene Donnelly was suspended again and assigned t...
00:34, 2019-05-23

Colombian man busted trying to smuggle cocaine under his wig A Colombian man who looked nervous coming out of his flight in Barcelona, Spain caught the attention of security officials not for his actions, but for his very unusual looking wig....
16:00, 2019-07-16

Busted: wedding crasher arrested! (WFLA/NBC News) He drank, he danced and he partied. Now he’s facing criminal charges. Just like out of the 2005 movie “Wedding Crashers,” where two men indulge on free drinks and food, Florida sheriff’s deputies say 37-year-old Mark Saunderson pulled the same stunt. They say ...
01:34, 2019-05-24

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leave or were deported and made their way back in the ...
19:00, 2019-05-26

You Can Now Get Your Busted Apple Products Repaired at Best Buy Apple’s notorious for putting strict rules on who can and can’t repair their products—a sore point for Apple haters and lovers alike. But in a blog today, Apple announced that it’s expanded its authorized service network to include every Best Buy in America. Read more......
01:51, 2019-06-20

Billionaire art dealer's son bashed partner's head against wall in drunken rage at Knightsbridge apartment The son of a billionaire art dealer could face jail after he admitted banging his girlfriend's head against a wall during a drunken row at his multi-million-pound Knightsbridge apartment....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Off-duty NYPD cop busted over domestic incident An off-duty NYPD officer was busted Monday on charges stemming from an incident in Queens with his ex-girlfriend, who’s five months pregnant, according to authorities and the alleged victim’s mother. Officer Niall O’Doherty, 34, was arrested around 6:45 a.m. for the May 16 incident...
20:17, 2019-07-15

Ohio man busted for writing AOC ‘should be shot’ on Facebook An Ohio fugitive has been busted for writing on social media that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” and for illegally having ammunition, officials said Friday. Timothy Ireland Jr., 41, of Toledo was charged in the Northern District Court of Ohio with one count of being a felon in posses...
01:17, 2019-08-10

MTA subway conductor busted for soliciting a prostitute A New York City Transit employee was busted Friday morning for soliciting a prostitute in Queens, police said. Pedro Almeyda, 44, was arrested around 1:30 a.m. after approaching someone he thought was a prostitute in the area of Roosevelt Avenue and 85th Street, asking if he could pay $40 to receive...
17:17, 2019-08-09

NJ man busted after allegedly leaving toddler in car for 3 hours A New Jersey man was reportedly arrested for leaving his 3-year-old son in a hot car while he spent three hours inside a sports bar early Saturday. Atlantic City resident Brandon Morgan, 32, was inside Chickie’s & Pete’s in Egg Harbor Township when good Samaritans noticed his son was alone in the ca...
05:17, 2019-07-23

Armed man busted outside New Jersey elementary school A Delaware man armed with a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets was busted Thursday outside an elementary school in New Jersey, authorities said Friday. Thomas J. Wilkie was found in the front seat of his 2019 Mitsubishi SUV parked in the lot of Tamaques Elementary School in Westfield — after p...
01:00, 2019-06-15

'Prolific' criminal group in Europe busted One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Kentucky pastor busted for trying to set up threesome with minors A Kentucky pastor was busted for trying to set up a threesome with two minors who work for him, according to police. Bobby Blackburn, who is the pastor of Elevate Church, turned himself in on Wednesday on felony charges of prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor to co...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bizzack was nabbed for paying $250,000 to bribe his son’s way into the University of Southern California as a bogus volleyball recruit — and has a...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Ex-Playboy Playmate busted for meth possession A former Playboy Playmate was arrested for meth possession in Louisiana, according to police. Valerie Mason — who appeared on five episodes of “The Girls Next Door” — didn’t actually have any drugs on her, but was riding in a car that contained 2 grams of suspected meth...
05:34, 2019-06-24

Parolee busted for scooter-based robberies A parolee has been busted for a pair of robberies in which he allegedly rode up to victims on a scooter and snatched their belongs — in one case, dragging an 86-year-old woman along behind his ride when he grabbed her purse, police said Tuesday. Robert Whitaker, 35, was arrested Friday morning...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Mom busted for driving while kids sat in inflatable pool on top of car An Illinois woman was arrested for allegedly driving her SUV while her daughters sat in an inflatable pool on its roof. Jennifer A. Janus Yeager, 49, was pulled over Tuesday afternoon by police after she was seen cruising in an Audi Q5 on Route 2 in Dixon with two children riding in the inflatable p...
15:51, 2019-07-10

Man busted for lighting firecrackers under girl’s bed in ‘prank gone wrong’ Who’s laughing now? A Florida man told cops he tossed firecrackers under a sleeping 9-year-old girl’s bed in a brainless “prank gone wrong” — but the little girl burst into tears and couldn’t stop shaking, according to cops who arrested the unfunny jerk. Matthew Morrison, 44, of Crestview, is ...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Busted ‘burglar’ grins big for the camera during perp walk He’s smiling all the way to the slammer. A Long Island man took advantage of his five minutes of fame Tuesday morning — grinning for the camera and shouting about his innocence as he was carted off to a courthouse to answer to burglary charges. “I’m innocent, I’m innoce...
03:17, 2019-07-03

NYPD cop busted by mall cop for shoplifting $300 worth of clothing Sadokat Makhsudova, 24, was caught trying to steal four items of clothing from a JC Penney department store inside the Staten Island Mall in New Springville at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the sources said....
13:00, 2019-08-18

Manhattan developer busted in mortgage fraud scheme A noted Upper East Side real estate developer took out fraudulent loans that allowed her to blow millions on Rolexes, jewelry, gold coins and lavish ski trips — declaring bankruptcy when it all went bust, prosecutors allege. British born developer Penny Ann Bradley, 54, was arrested Wednesday and ac...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Man reportedly busted for Times Squre bomb plot A man plotting to detonate explosives in Times Square was busted by federal authorities in a sting operation, a report said Thursday. The suspect, who was not identified, was trying to get his hands on explosives to use in Times Square, CBS 2 reported Friday morning. Police and FBI agents got wind o...
10:51, 2019-06-07

Second NYC condo owner busted for dividing apartment illegally The Lower East Side condo owner who cut his apartment in half horizontally to rent bizarre pint-sized units to 11 desperate tenants wasn’t the only enterprising landlord in his building. The city Buildings Department issued 10 violations to Jing Ya Lin, the owner of unit 701 at 165 Henry Stree...
02:17, 2019-08-18

Man busted for stabbing victim in eye with stolen knife in Brooklyn A Queens man was arrested after he stabbed another man in the eye with a stolen knife outside a Brooklyn bodega early Saturday, officials said. Terrell Herring, 28, went behind the counter of a store on Broadway near Dekalb Avenue in Bushwick at about 1:40 a.m. and grabbed a knife, according to poli...
02:17, 2019-08-18

Maine student teacher busted on charges he had sex with pupil An anonymous letter sent by an “outraged citizen” tipped off cops in Maine about a student teacher accused of having sex with a female pupil he met in one of his classes, court documents show. Eben Wight, a 21-year-old music teacher who started at Camden Hills Regional High School in January, was ch...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Lyft driver runs out of gas, gets busted with 17 license suspensions A Lyft driver, who ran out of gas in Suffolk County, was busted for driving with 17 license suspensions, according to cops. Leith Crossen, 57, of Cherry Hill, N.J., ran out of gas after dropping off a passenger at about 9:35 p.m. Saturday on Woodbury Road near Cold Spring Harbor Train Station, polic...
17:34, 2019-06-09

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-05-22

Former Brooklyn man busted as high-ranking ISIS sniper The feds have busted a former Brooklyn resident they called a top ISIS sniper who had visited Syria and gave “material support” to the bloodthirsty jihadis. According to a criminal complaint released Friday, Ruslan Maratovich Asainov, 41, was a naturalized US citizen born in Kazakhstan who lived in ...
19:17, 2019-07-19

Wrong man busted in shooting of innocent 11-year-old boy in Harlem Cops collared a man they thought shot an innocent 11-year-old boy in Harlem over the weekend — but he was the wrong guy. The man, 27, was in custody Wednesday afternoon on charges of attempted murder, felony assault and two counts of reckless endangerment — but was released hours later, ...
02:51, 2019-07-25

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting The three latest people busted in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz include a woman known as “The Venezuelan,” who is married to one of the other suspects in the case, Dominican authorities said Friday. Lanny Estefanny Pérez Reyes is the wife of suspect Oliver Moisés Miraba...
03:17, 2019-06-15

Extra Cool Mom Climbs Mt. Rushmore Barefoot, Gets Busted Last Friday, Alexandria Incontro from Omaha, Nebraska, very nearly free-soloed Mt. Rushmore, making it 15 feet from the top before she was persuaded to give up on her attempt by a park ranger. According to the Rapid City Journal, visitors reported seeing a woman scaling the wall around 7 p.m. on Fri...
04:34, 2019-07-18

Assemblyman’s aide busted for allegedly stealing $80G from campaign A top legislative staffer and campaign aide to veteran Assemblyman Felix Ortiz was busted Thursday and charged with stealing $80,000 from the Brooklyn Democrat’s campaign account — including withdrawing thousands of dollars to pay for a trip to China, authorities said. Maruf Alam, 29, of Brooklyn’s ...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Woman busted with loaded gun on way into Brooklyn Criminal Court A 22-year-old woman was busted Thursday morning for trying to enter Brooklyn Criminal Court with a loaded gun and ammunition — just one week after the NYPD’s chief of department blasted the DA for going soft on weapons cases. Keithia Lampkin, 22, placed her backpack on the magnetometer belt as...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Busted Myth: “Fed Controls Economy” and “Manipulates Markets” There's a widespread belief that the Fed holds the levers which guide the economy and maneuvers markets. But the evidence shows that this is simply not the case. These two charts speak for themselves......
14:38, 2019-05-21

LAPD cop busted for rape after ‘cold’ DNA match: prosecutors A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department was busted for raping two women after he was accused of one assault — and his DNA then matched a second case from years ago, officials said Wednesday. Officer William Rodriguez, 33 — who was most recently assigned to the Valley Traffic Division ...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Couple busted getting frisky in police department’s parking lot This puts a new spin on wanting to cop-ulate. A frisky young couple got busted getting intimate while naked in the back of a car — parked in a Michigan police department’s parking lot. The pair’s steamy session was easily spotted in the early hours of Aug. 1 because their car was p...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Lawyer busted for smuggling contraband to client in jail This lawyer is going to need a lawyer. A Manhattan criminal defense attorney was busted Friday for smuggling contraband to his inmate client, authorities said. Justin Levine, 60, of the Upper East Side admitted to investigators that he sneaked in cigarettes to his 26-year-old client, Franky Lambe, a...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Sebastian Telfair’s sister busted for second time in two days The sister of ex-NBA star Sebastian Telfair has been arrested again — this time for allegedly violating a restraining order three times in February, cops said Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-05-22

Drunk FDNY firefighter busted driving 100 mph: cops A city firefighter was busted for allegedly driving drunk in Queens early Monday after getting stopped while doing 100 mph in a 50-mph zone, cops said. FDNY firefighter David Fung, 27, was pulled over just after 2 a.m. on Grand Concourse Parkway near 82nd Street in Jackson Heights, where the speed l...
20:51, 2019-08-12

Disgraced CBS producer’s daughter busted for baring all at beach The 28-year-old daughter of a disgraced CBS producer was arrested for allegedly stripping down naked on a public beach in front of her young child in Connecticut, according to reports. Anna Lee Halderman, of Norwalk, was charged on Saturday with breach of peace and risk of injury to a minor for bari...
15:17, 2019-08-20

Man busted for robbing Dunkin’ Donuts and fleeing in Uber A Long Island man was busted for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts — after using an Uber as his getaway car, according to cops. Andrew Sandson, 57, is accused of holding up the doughnut store in Brentwood on Sunday night by handing over a note warning he had a gun and demanding cash. A staffer gave......
22:17, 2019-06-17

Subway creep busted after someone recognizes his smiling photo He’s not laughing anymore. A creep who followed a woman from a Bronx subway, lifted her skirt and then laughed when she confronted him was busted at a homeless shelter Monday — after somebody recognized him from a photo on The Post’s website, officials said. Travis Jones, 26, could...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Bail-reform poster boy busted for driving without license again Bail-reform poster boy Pedro Hernandez allegedly blew three stop signs and a red light — at one point driving the wrong way on a one-way street — trying to outrun cops in the South Bronx, police and sources said Sunday. Hernandez, who was just left off the hook for a 2015 robbery charge this past......
21:17, 2019-06-09

LI dad busted after taking daughter to park, trying to sell crack A father on Long Island was arrested after taking his daughter to the playground on Wednesday afternoon — to sell crack. Chaleek Williams, 25, was cuffed in front of his 2-year-old child at about 4 p.m. for allegedly trying to sell the drug outside of Oxhead Road Elementary School in Centereac...
08:34, 2019-05-23

Illegal International Telephone Exchange Busted, Seven Arrested The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of Maharashtra police has busted an illegal telephone exchange and arrested seven persons from Mumbai and surrounding areas, a senior official said on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-08-10

Chick-fil-A franchisee busted for child molestation, cops say Authorities say a Chick-fil-A franchisee was busted in Florida for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old girl. Heather Matuszek, 32, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation for incidents that occurred between August 2014 and April 2015, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Two busted in stray-bullet shooting of 7-year-old in The Bronx Two people were busted for the stray-bullet shooting of a 7-year-old outside of a Bronx housing project, police said Thursday. Manuel Colon, 31, and Keyshawn Williams, 21, were arrested for the June 5 shootout that left the boy wounded outside the Millbrook Houses in Mott Haven, cops said. Colon, wh...
13:17, 2019-06-14

NYPD cop busted for child porn, released on $5K bail An NYPD officer was busted Thursday for allegedly having and emailing dozens of pictures of naked kids — some as young as 8 years old, authorities said. John Telesca, 37, was arrested at his Port Chester home Thursday morning and charged with promoting and possessing obscene sexual performance of a ...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Sex offender busted for rubbing genitals against woman on subway A subway pervert was arrested for rubbing his genitals on a woman during a packed ride between Brooklyn and Manhattan after his victim identified him on surveillance video, cops said Thursday. The 32-year-old woman was on the 4/5 subway in Atlantic Terminal on June 26 when Level 2 sex offender Roger...
03:00, 2019-07-19

SUVs Are Bumper-to-Bumper on Dealer Lots, With More on the Way Sport-utility vehicles became big hits with Americans looking for roomier rides, prompting auto makers to roll out a range of models of different sizes and price points. Now, some dealers and analysts say companies may have gone too far, and expect an overcrowded market to lead to deflated prices....
16:00, 2019-07-07

Woman busted for stealing lawyer’s identity to play one in court A Brooklyn woman was busted for ripping off the name of another lawyer — so she could play one in court. Natasha Riley, who presented herself as “Natasha Riley-Applewhite,” stiffed three people out of $4,700 over a two-year-period by pretending to be a licensed attorney, according to the...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Drunk flight attendant busted after passing out for entire trip A boozed-up flight attendant was busted in Indiana after passengers saw her stumbling all over the cabin — and then passing out in her seat for the entire flight, according to new reports. Julianne March, 49, of Waukesha, Wis. was charged Thursday by St. Joseph’s County prosecutors in connecti...
17:17, 2019-08-09

Long Island woman busted for ‘deplorable’ animal cruelty again A Long Island woman has been busted on animal cruelty charges for the second time in less than two years, officials said Tuesday. Shannon King, 32 — who is currently on probation from a 2017 arrest for neglecting her pit bull — was nabbed Monday night when 10 dogs and two cats were alleg...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Canadian driver busted for using beer as toddler’s booster seat It’s a brewster seat! A driver in Canada was arrested this week for failing to properly secure a 2-year-old — with cops claiming that he used a case of beer as a booster seat. Ontario Provincial Police pulled the Wellington North man over on Tuesday in the township of North Perth and found the...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Arson suspect busted for fire at Brooklyn rabbi’s home Police have arrested a 41-year-old Pennsylvania man in a Brooklyn fire this past week that investigators said was intentionally set at rabbi’s home, cops said Sunday. Matthew Karelefsky, of McKeesport, Pa., is accused of starting the blaze in a three-story home on East 17th Street in Midwood, ...
01:01, 2019-06-17

Another sicko busted for licking ice cream, putting it back on the shelf A cringeworthy copycat inspired by a viral video showing a teen licking a tub of ice cream before putting it back on the shelf has been arrested for a similar stunt, Louisiana police said. Lenise Lloyd Martin III, 36, was arrested by Assumption Parish sheriff’s deputies on Saturday after being filme...
18:17, 2019-07-08

Condo owner busted for building ‘Being John Malkovich’-like 4th 1/2 floor The real estate market in New York has never been this tight. A Lower East Side condo owner turned his small apartment into a mini-village — by converting it into an illegal duplex with 11 sub-units that had ceilings as low as 4 ¹/₂ feet high, officials said Friday. The illegal micro apartments on H...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Man busted using password-breaking software to hack women’s accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s Facebook, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts — all of which were password-protected — using password breaking software....
22:51, 2019-07-12

Off-duty FDNY lieutenant busted in Queens for drunk driving An FDNY lieutenant was arrested for drunk driving in Queens after he crashed his SUV, police said Friday. George Hopkins, 51, was off-duty and allegedly driving drunk shortly after 8:50 p.m. Thursday when he crashed his Kia Soul in the area of Homelawn and 173rd streets in Jamaica Hills, cops said. ...
01:34, 2019-07-13

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women are all charged with felony possession of a forged instrument — and several also face misdemeanor criminal impersonation charges for falsely implying that the...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Jeffrey Epstein busted for trafficking underage girls to NY: source Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is facing sex-trafficking charges involving several underage girls he allegedly brought to New York from out of state — and who weren’t part of his previous prosecution, The Post has learned. The new allegations also involve crimes that Epstein allegedly committed...
02:17, 2019-07-08

Black man hooked up to IV busted by cops who said he was stealing equipment: complaint A black hospital patient in Illinois says he was arrested while on a walk last month after police claimed he was trying to steal the IV that was hooked up to his arm to sell it online. Shaquille Dukes, 24, claims he was being treated for pneumonia at the Freeport Health Network Memorial Hospital in....
21:51, 2019-07-02

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities....
04:51, 2019-08-06

‘Maybe I’m Dr. Doolittle’: Florida man busted for feeding gator he calls Hank A Florida man who allegedly resisted arrest after being reported for illegally feeding an alligator he named Hank has described the 10-foot reptile as “a good friend” who “loves bagels.” Paul Fortin, 67, was issued a citation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Brooklyn pervert busted for flashing two young boys: cops A Brooklyn man wanted for flashing two young boys — the second time he’s exposed himself to minors in only months — was busted after cops spotted him while handing out flyers looking for him, authorities said. Jianxing Cai, 22, was arrested Wednesday after cops handing out Cai’s “W...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger he was driving home, police said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up the girl from a party on Stonewall Lane in Fairfield on Saturday and began making unwanted sexual advances during the ride home, cops...
06:34, 2019-07-17

Top MTA cop busted blowing off work, using cruiser for suspected funeral gig: report He was caught dead handed. A top MTA cop was busted using his cruiser to get to funeral homes where he had unsanctioned side gigs as a pallbearer — and blowing off his real job for hours at a time, the agency revealed Wednesday. And when then-MTA Police Department Assistant Chief Thomas Odessa was c...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Bronx man busted with arsenal of guns, phony police badges A Bronx man was busted with an arsenal of weapons, including several rifles and an Uzi, and fake police badges after he allegedly strangled his wife, police said Wednesday....
00:34, 2019-05-23

Suspected neo-Nazi busted for plotting attack on Vegas gay bar, synagogue A suspected neo-Nazi was busted by the feds for gathering bomb-making materials and plotting to attack a synagogue and gay bar in Las Vegas, authorities said Friday. Conor Climo, 23, of Las Vegas, had been chatting with other racists online about making Molotov cocktails and other explosive devices,...
09:34, 2019-08-10

Suspected Bloods gang member busted for attacking elderly man A suspected gang member was nabbed Thursday morning for beating an elderly man unconscious in a random attack behind a Bronx charter school, police and sources said. Tyekeem Wright, 19, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. for attacking the 71-year-old behind South Bronx Classical Charter School III/IV on...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when they pulled over 35-year-old Manuel Muniz on Monday morning in Amsterdam, NY, according to WRGB. The s...
05:17, 2019-05-23

Parolee with history of breaking and entering busted for Manhattan burglaries A parolee with a history of breaking and entering in Manhattan was busted again Wednesday morning for a spate of burglaries in the borough after he was caught scaling scaffolding to steal from a Midtown building, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. Keith Brown was nabbed around midnigh...
19:00, 2019-06-27

2 Australian Clubbers, Busted In Bali Over Cocaine, Paraded Before Media Two Australian clubbers arrested in Bali for cocaine possession were paraded in front of local media Tuesday as they faced a possible 12-year jail term, police said....
11:17, 2019-07-23

City correction officer busted for raping teen in the Bronx A city Department of Correction worker was busted Tuesday morning for raping a teen in the Bronx, police said. Christopher Sierra, 27, was arrested around 1:15 a.m. for attacking the 19-year-old acquaintance inside an apartment around 2:30 a.m. Monday, police said. The woman told police Sierra raped...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Dad busted for marrying his daughter after ‘jealous competition’ with half-sister A depraved Nebraska man has been jailed for having sex with his biological daughter — even marrying her when cops were on the case, according to reports. Travis Fieldgrove, 40, was tracked down three years by daughter Samantha Kershner, 21, after pleading with her mom to tell her who her real ...
15:17, 2019-05-31

Two teens busted for granny hit by stray bullet charged as adults A pair of teens were busted for the stray bullet shooting of an elderly woman in a parked car — and they are both charged as adults, cops said Monday. A 76-year-old victim was near the corner of Guy R. Brewer Boulevard and Foch Boulevard in South Jamaica around 10:35 p.m. Friday, July 12 when....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Bitcoin: $13,868… $9,651…$13,202… What's Next? Pop quiz. Do you know when Bitcoin's daily trading volume hit an all-time high: at the 2017 peak near $20,000 -- or at this year's peak near $14,000? Watch to get the answer and learn more about Bitcoin's latest ups and downs....
01:00, 2019-07-12

Texas teen busted for spitting into Arizona Tea bottle, putting it back A Texas teen was busted for spitting into a bottle of Arizona Tea at a local grocery store — and then placing the tainted drink back on the shelf, according to a new report. Cops were dispatched Monday night to the Albertsons Market in Odessa, where they viewed security camera footage showing the bo...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Award-winning farm animal busted for using performance-enhancing drugs There are few things worse than seeing an elite performance ruined by claims of performance-enhancing drugs, but alas, this is the world we live in. It’s bad enough to see a home run streak hit with an asterisk, or a boxing match nullified after tests throw up red flags, but at the Logan Count...
22:51, 2019-07-22

Airman bringing Brazil’s president to G20 summit busted with 79 pounds of cocaine What a dope! A Brazilian air force member was caught carrying about 36 kilos (79.3 pounds) of cocaine during a stopover in Spain — on a government plane en route to the G20 summit in Japan. Sgt. Silva Rodrigues, 38, was on the advance team for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to Osaka when ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Creep busted for attacking, trying to rape elderly woman in the Financial District Police arrested a man Sunday night for allegedly trying to rape an elderly woman after brutally attacking her in lower Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, was busted on charges of attempted rape, robbery and public lewdness for approaching the 73-year-old while she was walking on Gre...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Instagram model Kina Tavarozi busted for punching baby daddy An Instagram model who bills herself a “blonde bombshell with a brain” was busted for slugging the father of her child last week, according to new court papers. Kina Tavary, 30, is facing misdemeanor assault charges for allegedly taking multiple swings at her boyfriend Freddy Figueroa ar...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Busted phone leaves man in Alaskan nightmare — fending for life in Last Frontier A Brooklyn man hoping to recreate an idyllic childhood on his grandparents’ farm ended up getting lost in an Alaskan nightmare when his busted satellite phone left him completely cut off from the outside world....
05:51, 2019-07-07

Poker player Michael Borovetz busted for scamming travelers for years A professional poker player suspected of doling out bad beats to unsuspecting travelers for four years with dark tales of money woes has been arrested in Detroit, authorities said. Michael Borovetz, a fixture at poker tournaments in Las Vegas and Atlantic City for the last 15 years, was busted Satur...
22:17, 2019-08-14

The man in the plastic mask: Disguised Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend, in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities....
18:34, 2019-08-05

Mueller probe witness busted for child porn gets FBI escort to court A key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe is getting a VIP escort to Virginia federal court — in the backseat of a vehicle belonging to one of the FBI case agents who helped secure his arrest on charges of kiddie porn possession. Convicted sex offender George Nader ...
01:17, 2019-06-05

Terror Hideout Busted In Jammu And Kashmir's Kishtwar, Ammunition Seized A terrorist hideout was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district on Sunday and household stocks and ammunition were seized, an army official said....
14:00, 2019-06-09

Church leader busted for snapping photos of woman in changing room A high-ranking member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was busted taking photos of a woman in a store’s dressing room, according to police and church officials. Steven Murdock, 55, a Mormon high councilor and one-time bishop, encouraged a woman to use an empty changing stall ...
20:17, 2019-08-20

Florida man busted for reportedly feeding alligator resists arrest: ‘Maybe I'm Dr. Doolittle’ A Florida man who allegedly resisted arrest after being reported for illegally feeding an alligator he named Hank has described the 10-foot reptile as "a good friend" who "loves bagels."...
17:00, 2019-07-03

Bronx paralegal busted for dropping drugs on floor of DA’s office: cops A butter-fingered Bronx paralegal allegedly dropped a bag packed with crack cocaine and heroin as she strolled into work — at the borough’s District Attorney’s office, authorities and law enforcement sources said Thursday. Jennifer Monge allegedly fumbled her bag as she walked into the E...
23:34, 2019-06-20

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations published by the agency’s Inspector General on Wednesday. The IG’s office says it used Taxi and ...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based on the photos, actually didn’t look terrible. That’s probably why they came up on the real companies’ radar....
05:17, 2019-07-17

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kicked, bit and whacked his father with a ruler during...
07:51, 2019-05-24

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
22:34, 2019-05-22

A Bitcoin Chart You Have to See to Believe Remember what was happening in the markets last December? Forget the "Santa Claus Rally" -- stocks were crashing, and so were cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin fell to almost $3000! But Elliott waves have a way of alerting you to trend changes at most unexpected times... Recently, Bitcoin nearly hit $14,000...
23:17, 2019-06-27

Before and After: Bitcoin's 19% Move Bitcoin has mostly been out of the spotlight recently. That changed in the early hours of April 2nd. Around 12:30 a.m. ET, Bitcoin began a meteoric move upward, rising as much as 19% in a few hours....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin will soon be worth zero I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,000 to $4,000 last year. Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, echoed a similar view last week but didn’t do it quite as colorfully. Last Th...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler's Elkann Keeps Family Support in Wake of Busted Merger Talks After a deal with Renault fell through earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chairman John Elkann maintains family support while trying to diversify the company’s wealth....
19:51, 2019-06-20

Sixth MS-13 member busted in murder of alleged snitch Carlos Rivas-Majano A reputed MS-13 gang member was arraigned on a murder charge Thursday, making him the sixth and final member of the notorious gang busted in the 2017 machete slaying of a suspected snitch on Long Island. Luis Alejandro Varela, 21 — nicknamed “Felon” — is accused of taking par...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Carnival worker busted for sexually abusing girl on Long Island carousel A carnival worker was busted for sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl while helping her onto a carousel at a Long Island fair, police said Thursday. Louis Shelton, a 50-year-old Pennsylvania man, was strapping the girl onto the carousel at Dreamland Amusements carnival at Lake Grove’s Smith Haven Mall...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Nursing home staffers busted after video shows them taunting dementia patient Two Illinois nursing-home aides were arrested after filming themselves taunting a 91-year-old woman with dementia — and then posting the disturbing video to Snapchat. The clip shows elderly Margaret Collins clearly in distress at the Abington of Glenview as she repeatedly tries to throw off a ...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Student busted brazenly cheating during test at elite Bronx high school David Suker, a teacher proctoring the exam, spotted the brazen teen “texting and looking at his iPhone while taking the exam” and reported it to Department of Education officials....
05:51, 2019-06-23

LI creep busted for child porn, snapping shots of girl at Jones Beach A Long Island man was arrested on child pornography charges after getting caught snapping photos of a 5-year-old girl at Jones Beach State Park Saturday, officials said. The little girl’s mother noticed North Babylon resident John Meehan, 21, taking pictures of her daughter during the annual Memoria...
11:17, 2019-05-27

Thief busted after stealing light bulb while wearing only women’s underwear: video He’s not the brightest bulb in the box. A Texas man clad only in a skimpy pair of pink and gray women’s panties was busted on criminal trespassing charges after he was caught on camera on a stranger’s porch — where he, for whatever reason, unscrewed a light bulb, police said. Heavily-tat...
19:34, 2019-07-05

Rikers guards linked to shooting outside strip club busted on weapons charges Two Rikers correction officers were thrown in Passaic County Jail on weapons possession charges Friday after they were linked to a non-fatal July 13 shooting outside a Paterson strip club. The arrest of Keith Hood, 29, of Staten Island, and Rasheim Williams, 26, of Brooklyn, was first reported in No...
10:17, 2019-07-20

Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck found dead, suspect busted Missing University of Utah sorority sister Mackenzie Lueck has been confirmed as dead — and authorities busted a former U.S. Army information technology specialist Friday for allegedly killing her and burning her body, officials said. Ayoola Ajayi, 31, has been arrested on charges of aggravated murd...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Is this the new classic engagement ring? Trends are straying well away from tradition when it comes to engagement rings, here jewellery designer and expert Kate Baxter shares the shapes and styles to know in 2019 and beyond...
14:17, 2019-08-21

First an E-ZPass, Then the Diamond Ring Millicent Cooley was resigned to being single, but her attitude changed after meeting Anthony Duncan, a professional juggler. Their romance soon hit the road....
00:34, 2019-07-20

Sharing a ring with Muhammad Ali On the third anniversary of Muhammad Ali's passing, eight of his opponents explain what he was like to fight The post Sharing a ring with Muhammad Ali appeared first on Boxing News....
04:34, 2019-06-04

GGG means business, both in and out of the ring Former middleweight world titleholder Gennady Golovkin sees his fight on Saturday against Steve Rolls as the beginning of the final stage of his boxing career -- and beyond....
16:01, 2019-06-07

Is This Ring an Honor, or a Curse? The Iffland Ring is awarded to the “most worthy” actors who perform in German. But it comes with a supposed jinx, accusations of sexism and an association with the Nazis....
18:34, 2019-06-12

The Bitcoin Ponzi scam that won't go away This article was produced in partnership with Point, a YouTube channel for investigative journalism. In an industry rife with scams, one cryptocurrency trading startup -- USI Tech -- was paying real dividends on its customers' investments. At lea......
18:17, 2019-05-23

If you sold Bitcoin, you're definitely regretting it now Bitcoin prices have been whipsawed during the past few weeks, surging to nearly $14,000 on June 26 before plunging all the way back to about $9,600 on July 2. The price of one bitcoin has since rebounded to just north of $12,000....
00:17, 2019-07-10

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Serious Money Is Warming to Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying the "custody" business of rival Xapo, in a bid to attract big investors such as hedge funds and mutual funds....
17:00, 2019-08-17

IRS means business when it comes to bitcoin In my last column, I reported that the IRS is going after people who trade bitcoin and other virtual currencies — and didn’t bother to pay tax on their gains. In fact, I’m told the IRS sent out 10,000 letters to people who could be tax scofflaws because of virtual currency transactions and not repor...
11:51, 2019-08-08

What the Fork?! Why Bitcoin Really Plunged 15% on Nov. 14 Bitcoin plunged 15% on Nov. 14: news stories did a classic retrofit to "explain" the action. Yet, on Nov. 9, we anticipated Bitcoin's move before it happened. See the chart here....
21:34, 2019-05-21

85% of the world’s Bitcoin has been mined Sound the alarm, bang the gong, yodel down an Austrian valley; as of yesterday over 85-percent of the total Bitcoin supply has been mined. But seriously, there’s no need to worry. According to various Bitcoin blockchain explorers and market information websites, over 17,850,000 Bitcoin (17,850,600 a...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Bitcoin is an insult to gambling Dear John: Like you, I believe bitcoin is a total fraud with nothing backing it. And it should be regulated by gambling commissions — not federal securities regulators....
11:34, 2019-06-16

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
16:17, 2019-06-30

Bitcoin: Unadulterated Bullishness In January, EWFF alerted readers to the end of bitcoin's manic surge. In a Special Section that month, we forecasted that a break of the "upward curve that has supported [bitcoin's] exponential rise appears to lie directly ahead." ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Drunk driver busted when cops find gas pump nozzle attached to Range Rover What a Masshole! A woman was busted in Massachusetts for drunk driving after cops found her driving with a gas pump nozzle attached to her Range Rover, police said Wednesday. “Drunk drivers always think they can drive fine,” police in Wilmington posted on Facebook Tuesday. “In addition to her inabil...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Booking WWE’s King of the Ring: Must-see wrestlers get their due WWE last week released the bracket for the latest, and very welcome, incarnation of The King of the Ring tournament. The 16-man field is split by “Monday Night Raw” and “SmackDown Live” superstars and matches will be on the two shows over the coming weeks, likely culminating ...
15:00, 2019-08-19

WWE Needs To Learn From Its Own King Of The Ring Mistakes It was easy to miss between the next chapter in the Seth Rollins chronicles and Sasha Banks’s triumphant return, but Monday night’s episode of RAW featured a blast from the past: WWE is bringing back the King of the Ring tournament. Or, more precisely, WWE is bringing back a tournament with King of ...
04:34, 2019-08-15

The ring around Uranus has a warm glow Saturn is well known as the planet with rings, but it’s hardly the only one. As it turns out, rings around planets aren’t all that rare, and at least a few of the planets in our solar system have them. Uranus is one of those worlds, and while its rings are so faint they weren’t eve...
05:17, 2019-06-22

Costco sold someone a $400,000 diamond ring Warehouse retailer Costco said during its latest quarter ended May 12 it got a sales boost thanks to a customer purchasing one of its rings for $400,000....
15:51, 2019-05-31

RB Leipzig throw hat into title ring Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have dominated discussion about who might win this season's Bundesliga title. But RB Leipzig's commanding start to the campaign could signal a three-horse race....
20:34, 2019-08-19

7 candidates throw hat into ring to replace May as PM British health minister Matt Hancock, ex-Brexit minister Dominic Raab and former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom on Saturday joined an increasingly crowded field to replace May....
00:51, 2019-05-26

The Best Signet Ring at Every Price Point I’ve always loved a guy brave enough to wear a signet ring. It’s such a statement piece, and it takes confidence to wear one without feeling like you’re in Tony Soprano cosplay (or worse, that you feel like you are and think that’s a good thing)....
02:34, 2019-08-01

Who Expected What When Bitcoin’s “Death” Was Pronounced? Dana Weeks talks to EWI's Currency Analyst Jim Martens, about what it REALLY means when headlines about financial markets turn extreme. Case in point: Bitcoin...
21:34, 2019-05-21

PSA: Stay away from this ‘Bitcoin Collector’ app – it’s malware Have you come across a new “Bitcoin Collector” program promising up to $45 worth of free cryptocurrency each day? It might sound enticing, but best to stay away: the app is a virus designed to infect your system with ransomware or password-stealing malware. The scam, which is currently spreading thr...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Bitcoin 101: Your essential guide to cryptocurrency Thomson ReutersBitcoin is everywhere. The cryptocurrency is seemingly in the news every day as investors and businesses try to understand the future of this digital finance. But what is Bitcoin all about?See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:Apple Card could launch in the next few we...
07:51, 2019-08-05

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Made money on bitcoin? IRS wants a bite! The IRS is coming after cryptocurrency traders. And the government isn’t being nice about it. I’m tight on space today, but let me give you a taste of this very important story. At the end of July, the IRS started sending letters to people who trade cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, reminding them that...
10:34, 2019-08-06

Is Bitcoin Really in A World of its Own? Why It Matters to Your Portfolio Conventional financial wisdom claims that bitcoin's performance is "not correlated" with that of Blue-Chip stock indexes. This claim is easy enough to check: See the evidence for yourself....
22:17, 2019-08-07

Bitcoin and Gold Are Monuments To Irrationality Investors are turning to both assets amid market uncertainty, but digital currency is a strange idea of a haven and the metal’s track record is patchy....
11:17, 2019-08-09

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘A day of consolidation in Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Marie Curie used to say: Talk to a stranger on a bus! Bitcoin Price We closed the d...
13:17, 2019-08-17

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if that were to be successful, how it would offer any ty...
19:34, 2019-06-30

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this week amid optimism about the widening usage of digital currencies....
21:17, 2019-06-27

The Cypherpunks Tapping Bitcoin via Ham Radio For a small group of bitcoin enthusiasts, the internet is a vulnerability. They're using satellites, ham radios, and mesh networks to stay current on the cryptocurrency....
16:17, 2019-06-28

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca......
18:17, 2019-05-23

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
00:34, 2019-07-05

Genius Claims It Busted Google Stealing by Hiding a Secret Code in Lyrics That Spells 'Red Handed' For the first few years of its existence, Genius (formerly Rap Genius) featured annotated song lyrics on its platform without permission of music publishers. Now Genius is accusing Google of stealing its content without permission. And it’s used an ingenious mechanism to catch Google in the act. Rea...
23:01, 2019-06-17

Used car buying guide: BMW M3 (E92) The V8 makes 414bhp, or 444bhp in later special-edition models The E90, E92 and E93 M3 saloon, coupé and convertible took BMW’s performance icon to new levels of technical sophistication More high-speed express than B-road hooligan: that was our verdict on the E92 M3 coupé of 2007-13 (there’s als...
14:00, 2019-08-19

JAY-Z is buying an NFL team, but we don't know which one As reported by TMZ, JAY-Z is going to buy a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL team at some point in the “near future,” with an unnamed source saying that he wants to “continue to be a change agent for the NFL.” TMZ’s source also says that JAY-Z won’t be able to manage players as an owner, s...
11:00, 2019-08-19

Iran says it broke up U.S. spy ring, captured 17 agents Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said Monday it dismantled a CIA spy ring, capturing 17 agents working with the U.S. agency, according to Iranian state-run media....
12:34, 2019-07-22

Mystery in the sand: Lost wedding ring (WFLA) Mark DesErmia has been searching the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico for nearly a quarter-century, never really knowing what he’ll find. That’s exactly what keeps them coming back for more. He’s on a mission to solve mysteries, especially when it comes to a recent find a w...
04:17, 2019-07-12

Man reunited with lost class ring more than 50 years later DOTHAN, Ala. — A man has been reunited with the Auburn University class ring he lost most than 50 years ago. The Dothan Eagle reports 74-year-old Victor Voss got his ring back Monday. Voss says he was wearing the ring over his gloves on a cold day in 1966 because it was too large for......
20:34, 2019-06-27

Big 12 opposites: OU at top, KU's Miles returns with ring Oklahoma's streak of four consecutive Big 12 titles coincides with Kansas finishing last each of those years       ...
05:34, 2019-07-16

Ward Off Package Thieves With $80 Off the Ring Doorbell Pro If you have existing doorbell wiring, the Ring Video Doorbell Pro can install in place of your existing doorbell, and never require you to charge the batteries. Normally $249, Prime members can get it for an all-time low $169 right now as part of Amazon’s Prime Day lead-up deals....
20:00, 2019-07-08

Former M.L.B. Players Are Linked to Dominican Crime Ring Octavio Dotel was arrested and Luis Castillo was cited for suspected links to a drug-trafficking and money-laundering network in the Dominican Republic....
02:17, 2019-08-21

Iran says breaks up CIA spy ring, some sentenced to death Iran captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Monday....
12:17, 2019-07-22

She had just won the World Cup. Then someone stole her wedding ring, honorary key to NYC World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team member Allie Long discovered someone had burglarized her hotel room in Los Angeles Wednesday.       ...
14:34, 2019-07-12

Man proposes to girlfriend by putting ring on cow’s udder A dairy farmer proposed to his girlfriend by sliding a diamond ring onto a cow’s teat — and critics say the engagement photo is “udderly” creepy. The unnamed Singaporean couple shared the shot on Facebook, where it was picked up by a group called “That’s it I’m Ring Shaming,” which mocks bragg...
07:51, 2019-08-07

TPD on a quest to reunite ring with rightful owner TUCSON – From a symbol of marriage to a family heirloom passed down generations, diamond rings can be one of the most important objects in a person’s life. Tucson Police Department hopes to reunite someone with this precious item. TPD IS LOOKING FOR THE OWNER OF A LARGE DIAMOND RING&...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig throw hat into title ring Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund have dominated discussion about who might win this season's Bundesliga title. But RB Leipzig's commanding start to the campaign could signal a three-horse race....
15:17, 2019-08-20

Prosecutor: Theft ring took $4 million in used cooking oil RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal agents say they’ve mopped up a theft ring involving 21 co-conspirators, responsible for stealing a precious commodity: $3.9 million worth of used cooking oil known as “yellow grease.” A federal indictment unsealed Thursday says the thieves targeted eate...
14:34, 2019-06-21

I Got a Ring Video Doorbell and Now I Pretty Much Want to Move I don’t know when, exactly, I decided to get a Ring video doorbell, but I do know that one day I got it in my head that I needed some minor surveillance around my door, after a series of unfortunate events. Events like the various times both UPS and the USPS claimed to have delivered items directly ...
16:17, 2019-08-21

Nick Jonas' Purity Ring Changed the Way He Looks at Sex Nick Jonas was just a teenager when the world started discussing his sex life, which the Jonas Brothers star now calls "very strange." When the Jonas Brothers rose to fame, Nick,......
23:17, 2019-06-04

Cuba have golden punch in Pan Am boxing ring Cuba landed the golden punch in the Pan Am Games boxing ring on Thursday, rolling out a lineup of Olympic and world champions to fight their way up the medal table....
07:00, 2019-08-02

Interpol busts international pedophilia ring Nine people have been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US in connection with an online pedophilia network. Fifty children were rescued in the international operation....
10:17, 2019-05-23

10 boxers who swapped the ring for the silver screen Mike Tyson, Jack Dempsey and Roy Jones Jnr are just a few of the boxers who have flexed their acting chops The post 10 boxers who swapped the ring for the silver screen appeared first on Boxing News....
18:17, 2019-07-09

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and home security cameras, has a massive network of these cameras installed, some of which are being use...
22:34, 2019-08-10

Amazon’s Ring wants to collect information from 911 calls Amazon's smart doorbell division Ring is angling for access to 911 caller data, a report by Gizmodo reveals. As part of its Neighbors app, which provides information about crimes in users' local areas, Ring is seeking to access data from the computer......
19:51, 2019-08-02

Dear NY Post, didn’t you learn anything about Bitcoin? It’s that time of the year: NY Post’s in-house cryptocurrency pseudosopher John Crudele has published his annual diatribe against Bitcoin. For those new to Crudele, he is sort of like your local know-it-all who camps on a beer crate in front of the liquor store from dawn till dusk, smugly spewing no...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Second Canadian town set to accept tax payments in Bitcoin It looks like another town in Canada might let its residents pay municipality taxes in cryptocurrency. The local council of Richmond Hill voted on July 10, 2019 to enter into an agreement with a cryptocurrency payment services provider to let residents of Richmond Hill pay property taxes in Bitcoin,...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Shitposters are using sophisticated Bitcoin satellites to troll each other Since December, a sophisticated set of satellites has beamed the entire Bitcoin blockchain to Earth to enable use of the network without an internet connection — but cryptocurrency fans are now harnessing its power to viciously troll each other. can your shitcoin do this? https://t.co/Hl9HBipPYL — B...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Bitcoin takes hit as lawmakers rip Facebook’s cryptocurrency The price of bitcoin plunged 10 percent on Tuesday after Facebook’s own digital currency project faced another drubbing — this time by lawmakers. A Facebook executive in charge of the planned digital coin, known as Libra, received a harsh reception Tuesday by members of the Senate Banking Committee,...
04:17, 2019-07-17

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to......
18:17, 2019-06-20

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular crash of the most widely owned digital currency....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Chart of the Day....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Report: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019 Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS and XRP were the biggest losers, losing nearly ha...
16:17, 2019-07-18

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
11:00, 2019-07-15

3 pivotal Bitcoin figures thought to be Satoshi that you should know about Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. One of today’s greatest technology mysteries is not how Bitcoin works, but who created it. On October 31, 2008, someone, somewhere, published Bitcoin‘s whi...
19:34, 2019-08-21

Ugh, this is what Bitcoin’s hash rate means and why it matters Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Earlier this year, Bitcoin was setting records for 12-month price highs. It’s also been demonstrating market dominance as it affirms its spot as the number o...
23:51, 2019-08-05

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Serious money warming to Bitcoin’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Plato used to say: Let’s get it! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 17 2019, a...
12:34, 2019-08-18

Trump-China trade war a boon for bitcoin The Trump-China trade war has been bad for stocks — but good for bitcoin. Turmoil in global stock markets sent the price of the controversial digital coin up more than 7% Wednesday as a falling yuan sent Chinese investors fleeing, according to experts. That’s because bitcoin, which touts itself as a...
23:17, 2019-08-05

Iran’s bitcoin interest should have the world concerned The Associated Press reported last week that there is a boom in bitcoin use — in Iran. “Some observers have warned that cryptocurrencies could be used to bypass the Trump administration’s sanctions targeting Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal with world powers,” explained AP. Or, as I’ve said in ...
06:17, 2019-07-23

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) began trading exactly as planned at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the start of Global Trad...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Satoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has been noticeably absent for most of its existence. There’s been many attempts to reveal their true identity, ...
00:34, 2019-07-20

‘Crypto-Twitter’ is explaining Bitcoin in 280 characters or less Self-professed cypherpunk Jameson Lopp has set the cryptocurrency community a seemingly impossible task: efficiently explain Bitcoin in less than 280 characters. A global, neutral payment network that allows anyone on earth to transact a huge or tiny amount of value with anyone else within minutes, ...
14:51, 2019-06-03

Facebook to launch its Bitcoin rival as soon as this month Facebook has been working on its own cryptocurrency for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is seeking to unveil its product as soon as its month. Libra, the Facebook-made Bitcoin rival, will not actually be similar to Bitcoin, just in case you’re already thinking about investing ...
07:17, 2019-06-08

Surya Grahan 2019 Today: Timings And Diet Myths Related To Total Solar Eclipse Busted Total solar eclipse of 2019 is going to take place today; July 5th. Here are some common misconceptions related to food and eating practices during an eclipse and why they should not be believed....
17:17, 2019-07-02

Buying a new car battery: are you being overcharged? News 1 Aug, 2019 Exclusive investigation reveals the big price differences – and sheer cost – you could face when buying a new car battery...
17:17, 2019-08-01

Nearly-new buying guide: Audi TT (Mk3) Roadster or coupé, the latest version of Audi's iconic sports car is a stylish buy. We sniff out the deals The current Audi TT was launched in 2014 so, if its forebears are anything to go by, it still has another three years to go before it’s replaced. Except that there are worrying noises that it ...
13:34, 2019-05-27

Used car buying guide: Peugeot 207 GTI Peugeot got hot hatch buyers excited with the 280bhp RCup concept in 2006, then launched the 207 GTi… You can pick up a Peugeot 207 GTi from as little as £800 but if you want a good one, it's all in the timing In Dirty Harry, Clint Eastwood may as well have handed the keys of a used Peugeot 207 G...
12:17, 2019-07-01

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Eos Webasto: Once famous for pop-up sunroofs, it designed the Eos’s folding roof A cut above your average used coupé-convertible in looks and quality, the Eos even has a sunroof within its folding hard-top The Volkswagen Eos is a member of that select group of hatchback-derived coupé-cabriolets that...
08:00, 2019-06-10

Used car buying guide: Porsche 968 944 too old? 911 out of your price range? The 968 straddles the gap with minimal compromise The 968 offers everyday GT usability with a sports car chassis guaranteed to delight keen drivers. No wonder they’re in demand Back in 1994, Autocar’s test fleet boasted a Porsche 968 Club Sport in its ran...
08:51, 2019-07-22

Nearly-new buying guide: Mazda 3 Dynamically, the Mazda 3 is right near the top of the class The previous version of Mazda’s Focus rival is a great buy, but dismiss the diesels if you don't do big miles Given Mazda’s fondness for clever engineering and doing things its own sweet way, any new model from the Japanese car maker is ...
15:00, 2019-07-04

Used car buying guide: BMW Z3 M Coupe BMW’s Z3 M Coupé is an engaging car with oddball looks. It’s rare – and getting rarer – and prices are on the up. So don’t hang about if you want one. "A garage queen” is how one specialist we spoke to described the BMW Z3 M Coupé of 1998 to 2002. “They’re put in a garage and left there while thei...
03:17, 2019-05-30

Used car buying guide: Audi A2 It was a cutting-edge, futuristic vision in 2000 and the world’s only just caught up, but you can buy an A2 from as little as £300 If you’re panning for gold, stop: we may have found some you don’t have to grub around for. It’s the Audi A2, a remarkable little car most of us know to be a future cla...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Why Are We Not All Buying Saab Sonetts Right Now? Here’s a long-overdue public service announcement: One of the most soulful automobiles ever made can be purchased for a song. It’s called the Saab Sonett, and I’m confused about why we’re not all champing at the bit to own one....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Used car buying guide: Audi S3 Mk1 Audi called the S3 a quattro but pedants say that because it uses a Haldex coupling rather than a Torsen differential, it isn’t The original Audi S3 may be getting long in the tooth, but this solid if understated hot hatch is now a performance bargain In today’s world of 375bhp superhatches, it’s...
19:17, 2019-08-05

Buying cables? Going for gold could mean a rip-off From mobile phone chargers to HDMI for TVs, here’s how to save on leads for your gadgetsCables are a necessary evil in our modern world. Whether it’s the power cord for your phone, the cables jammed in the back of your TV or the wires connecting you to the internet, they’re everywhere.And when you n...
17:34, 2019-06-08

How to Not Mess Up Buying a Car When You're Young I’m a professional car buyer who has helped hundreds of people find the right car and get a competitive deal, and spoken with numerous young people entering the car buying market for the first time. I’ve also had way too many conversations with folks that make some wrong moves early on and put them...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Nearly-new buying guide: Jaguar XF Well-judged balance of ride and handling is one reason to buy Less than £11,000 is enough to buy a roomy and luxurious Mk2 XF. Tempted? The XF saloon under the microscope here plays the evolutionary card better even than a BMW 5 Series, being almost indistinguishable from the original XF of 2008-...
08:34, 2019-07-11

What we're buying: 'Typeset in the Future' This week, Senior Editor Kris Naudus takes a look at a book that will please both sci-fi nerds and design geeks. 'Typeset in the Future' explores the typography and design in science fiction movies such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Trek, and more....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Nearly-new buying guide: BMW 3 Series (F30) Its handling is one of many reasons for picking an F30 This could be all the car you’ll ever need. We talk you through the choices The spectacle of all-new 3 Series saloons leaving your local BMW showroom can mean only one thing: a mountain of trade-ins, many of them the model’s predecessor, the...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Think About Your Finances in Terms of What You're Not Buying A lot of us think about our money in terms of what it can get us. When we’re earning X (or when we’ve saved X), we can purchase Y. But if you’re working towards long-term wealth—whether for financial security, financial independence, or retirement—it’s just as important to think about what you’re n...
18:17, 2019-08-22

Who’s Buying What Bernie’s Selling? On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders gave a prepared 45-minute speech about what democratic socialism means to him and why he believes it’s the best way forward for the American people....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Nearly-new buying guide: Audi A4 Latest model grew in size but its weight came down Audi’s compact executive saloon has an enduring appeal There’s been an Audi A4 saloon since 1994. We’re now on the fifth generation, which was launched in 2015 when it was billed as the most efficient, refined and high-tech one of all. No surpris...
16:17, 2019-08-22

The problem with buying dinosaurs Dinosaurs are in the news these days, but it’s not always for happy reasons. While paleontologists are making groundbreaking discoveries, their work is often overshadowed by outrage that yet another fossil has been auctioned off to the highest bidder. The most recent controversy involves a rare “bab...
02:00, 2019-06-22

The 25 things everyone was buying in July With Prime Day and the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, our readers had a field day buying up some amazing stuff last month.       ...
22:51, 2019-08-01

Vips scores first F3 victory of the season at Red Bull Ring Red Bull Formula 1 junior Juri Vips scored a first FIA Formula 3 victory of the season with a measured drive from third on the grid in Austria for Hitech Grand Prix...
16:17, 2019-06-29

A web of lies: Carl Beech and the VIP paedophile ring – podcast In 2014 Carl Beech claimed he had been a victim of child sexual abuse by high-profile politicians. His allegations snowballed into a multimillion-pound police investigation, but rather than exposing a paedophile ring, Beech ended up on trial. Simon Murphy discusses the story. And: Shaun Walker on th...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Michigan department says it was ‘irresponsible’ to tie wedding ring to fish A divorcee who attached his “cursed” wedding ring a fish’s tail before releasing it into Lake Michigan is receiving backlash from the state’s Department of Natural Resources for actions that the department says border animal cruelty....
12:00, 2019-07-02

Ring's renter-friendly Door View Cam is finally available to buy Ring's mission is to "reduce crime in neighborhoods" – and its latest product, the Ring Door View Cam, is designed so that renters and homeowners alike can secure their dwellings with a smart security camera. The Door View Cam, which we saw in person at January's CES 2019 conve...
17:17, 2019-06-18

George R. R. Martin and From Software collaborate on 'Elden Ring' The rumors were true -- George R. R. Martin is involved in a video game, and it's not a Game of Thrones tie-in. The author has partnered with From Software to produce Elden Ring, a fantasy title coming to the Xbox One and PC. There are precious few d......
08:00, 2019-06-10

Look: Police return class ring to man who lost it in 1971 A Texas A&M University graduate who lost his class ring alongside an Alaska highway in 1971 was reunited with the ring thanks to a Texas police department....
17:34, 2019-08-16

In his words: Chris Arreola's five best moments in the boxing ring Chris Arreola is a heavyweight fighter who competed at the highest level of the sport, and while world titles remained just out of reach, he gave fans their money's worth in terms of entertainment....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year veteran has until June 29th to make his decision official. The Sixers are reportedly prepared for th...
03:17, 2019-06-15

A Changing Sumo Will Welcome a Slipper-Clad Trump Into the Ring President Trump plans to attend the final match of an annual tournament in Tokyo, where he will present a custom-made trophy to the winner, drawing international attention to the ancient sport....
21:00, 2019-05-24

Review: Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are brilliant Ring’s new outdoor lighting products are impressive. It’s rare, even in 2019, for something to work out of the box, but that’s what happened when I installed Ring’s outdoor lighting products. They just worked. You know the drill. You get a gadget and go to install it. Somewhere during the installat...
16:17, 2019-06-03

Iran claims it dismantled CIA spy ring, sentencing some to death The Intelligence Ministry in Tehran said it had detained 17 agents it suspected of being US spies. An official said that the suspects were Iranian nationals recruited by US intelligence....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of contract Amazon delivery drivers was involved, recently unsealed federal court documents show....
06:34, 2019-08-02

Ring rewarded users for reporting 'suspicious activities' Ring encouraged users to narc on their neighbors in exchange for swag bags and discounts, according to Motherboard. The publication found an internal company slide presentation that shows the instructions the controversial Amazon-owned home security......
09:34, 2019-08-10

Delivery drivers involved in Amazon theft ring, FBI says SEATTLE — The FBI says it’s awaiting records from Amazon to help determine the extent of a theft ring that sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods using the online giant. A search warrant affidavit unsealed in Seattle says two contract Amazon delivery drivers were involved. Inves...
10:17, 2019-08-02

President Donald Trump on Iran busting 'CIA' spy ring: 'That's another lie' U.S. President Donald Trump lambasted a claim by Iran Monday, that it's rounded up and condemned a number of spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency, as "totally false."...
05:51, 2019-07-23

Harley Race, Wrestler Known as ‘King of the Ring,’ Dies at 76 He was old-school tough but knew how to create a character. “What you create in your mind is what makes people get behind you or go against you,” he said....
20:34, 2019-08-06

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal complaint says....
03:17, 2019-07-11

Ring Promised Swag to Users Who Narc on Their Neighbors On top of turning their doorbell video feeds into a police surveillance network, Amazon’s home security subsidiary, Ring, also once tried to entice people with swag bags to snitch on their neighbors, Motherboard reported Friday.Read more......
07:51, 2019-08-10

| WATCH: Iran to execute alleged CIA spy ring members US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is dismissing claims by Tehran that it has captured 17 spies working for the Central Intelligence Agency. Meanwhile, the first images emerge of the crew of the UK-flagged tanker seized by Iran....
12:00, 2019-07-23

Authorities: Theft ring stole $4 million in used cooking oil A band of 21 conspirators stole $3.9 million worth of used of cooking oil, known as "yellow grease," from restaurants in three states and transported it across the country, according to a federal indictment unsealed in North Carolina on Thursday. ...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
17:17, 2019-07-15

ING survey ironically finds Austrians are skeptical of Bitcoin Austria, the land of Schnitzels and strudels, has seen confidence in cryptocurrency wane over the past year. According to an online survey conducted by ING, Austrians are most skeptical of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with only 13 percent of those surveyed saying they saw digital currencies in...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Cboe Submits Product Certification for Bitcoin Futures CHICAGO – December 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) has filed a product certification with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to offer bitcoin futures ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management and ownership with cryptocurrency exchange service Bitfinex, has admitted it used its reserves to in...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting right now. No need to even make a phone call. As I’ve...
03:34, 2019-05-23

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson and his company, Eastern Metal...
11:34, 2019-06-20

Another chunk of the Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex has mysteriously moved Another chunk of the 119,756 Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been mysteriously moved. Twitter-based transaction monitor @whale_alert signaled the transfer late yesterday, when the hackers’ wallet suddenly transferred just over 30 BTC ($351,000) to a fresh, previously unused ...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the eye-popping rally. Bitcoin had dropped nearly $2,000...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
13:17, 2019-06-28

Find out how long until John McAfee must eat his own dick (cos Bitcoin) Two years have passed since cybersecurity wild-man John McAfee first told the world he would eat his own dick if his Bitcoin price prediction didn’t come true — and things still aren’t looking good. if not, I will eat my dick on national television. — John McAfee (@officialmcafee) July 17, 2017 When...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Four men sentenced for child pornography, DOJ says they used bitcoin and Tor to cover their tracks Four men from across the U.S. and Canada were sentenced to decades in prison for running what the Justice Department called a "highly sophisticated" encrypted underground network for trading child pornography....
08:00, 2019-08-13

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely support a variety of online transactions — some of...
06:34, 2019-06-18

Chinese Bitcoin miner arrested for stealing electricity from oil well Authorities in China have arrested a man after he reportedly stole electricity from an oil well to mine Bitcoin. The arrest was made after the police received a phone call from Daqing Oilfield, located in Haerken district (Tsitsihar, China) on May 28th. According to a local media report, the man lai...
20:51, 2019-06-14

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that shows the salaries of some of the world’s most popular athletes… but in Bitcoin. BitcoinSalaries sources the yearly salaries of pro athletes and then con...
12:34, 2019-07-09

Bitcoin scammers texted victims informing them they’d been conned out of $30,000 Normally, you won’t immediately know when you’ve fallen victim to a cryptocurrency scam. You might start to wonder where your money has gone and why no one is responding to your questions. Eventually though, reality will set in after you recognize that scammers have made off with your money and are ...
13:17, 2019-07-04

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
15:51, 2019-07-11

Donald Trump: Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies aren't money The US president said he’s not a fan of Facebook’s Libra, and demands digital coin companies seek a banking charterDonald Trump has criticized Bitcoin, Facebook’s proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to ...
04:34, 2019-07-12

Bitcoin: How to Spot a Price Bottom in Real Time "How did I miss THAT?!" When you look back at some market reversals, at times you just want to smack yourself in the forehead. But don't beat yourself up: Hindsight is 20/20, and spotting a trend change in real time is VERY hard. Watch our Crypto Pro Service analyst show you one way to do it using B...
23:51, 2019-08-06

Bitcoin as a safe haven? More a speculative bet, market players say Bitcoin's recent gains as stocks plummeted on U.S.-China trade tensions reflect not so much its safe-haven credentials but its potential for quick gains, cryptocurrency and foreign exchange traders said on Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-08-06

Top cryptocurrencies outperform Bitcoin in latest price pump (except XRP) Bitcoin‘s price has broken $8,700 to reach its highest value in over a year – but that’s nothing compared to the price growth enjoyed by popular alternative cryptocurrencies like Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Even controversial cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (Bit...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Donald Trump’s critique of Bitcoin is antiquated and irrelevant US President Donald Trump, known for his complicated relationship with technology and his incessant need to share his ill-advised thoughts with the world, has admitted he’s not a fan of cryptocurrency. The controversial billionaire–cum–leader of the free world shared his disdain with cryptocurrencie...
12:51, 2019-07-12

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic arm of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX. At 14:35 UTC, June 10, the Bitcoin network rejected a block after it had been mined, which effectively cancelle...
19:17, 2019-07-11

Here’s why Satoshi Nakamoto set Bitcoin’s supply limit to 21 million Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. When Satoshi Nakamoto built Bitcoin, design choices were made that effectively limits the number of Bitcoins that will ever exist to (roughly) 21 million. A ...
15:17, 2019-07-08

Chuck E. Cheese Mouse Stumbles into Bitcoin Trap When a cryptocurrency fan compared bitcoin favorably to tokens once used for purchases at Chuck E. Cheese, the chain’s official Twitter account was quick to defend its honor....
20:01, 2019-07-03

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin trading volume hits 111-day low’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Marie Curie used to say: Let’s get this bread! Bitcoin price We closed the day, Aug...
13:34, 2019-08-19

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival to Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
14:34, 2019-06-18

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells opportunity....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit, followed by Ethereum and Monero Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit with an average of 3,600 comments about the digital currency being posted every day. On the other hand, Ethereum and Monero are the protagonists of 500 and 380 daily comments respectively. That’s according to a new research paper by Pacific Northw...
16:34, 2019-06-11

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be available immediately, as the announcement only covers t...
13:51, 2019-06-18

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
18:51, 2019-06-13

Here’s how much Binance paid to move $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin Cryptocurrency exchange Binance moved a gut-wrenching $1.26 billion worth of Bitcoin today – and it paid just $124.60 in network fees for the service. The epic transfer was signaled by Binance CEO Changpang Zhao earlier this morning in a tweet. We will be moving some funds between our cold wallets. ...
16:51, 2019-05-29

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—and maybe even billions of dollars richer, depending on your scruples. Read more......
00:17, 2019-07-03

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and the M...
02:00, 2019-06-14

New Zealand greenlights Bitcoin salary regulation – but it’s still a bad idea New Zealand‘s tax authorities have deemed it legal for companies to pay its employees in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Companies will also be able to deduct income taxes using current PAYE (pay as you earn) frameworks under the Income Tax Act 2007. The country’s Inland Revenue Department (IRD)...
14:00, 2019-08-12

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher busted down one rank after being found guilty of posing for photo with ISIS fighter's body Associated Press Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher was found not guilty of murder and obstruction of justice charges by a military jury this week. Gallagher was found guilty of posing with a human casualty, and the jury sentenced him to a reduction in rank along with four months of confinement and f...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Nearly-new buying guide: Nissan Qashqai Mk2 Qashqai gives you a decent mix of ride comfort and body control If you’ve more sense than money, a still-fresh Qashqai adds up The car that created a whole new model class is now in its second generation and past its first facelift, to boot. That happened in 2017 when the Mk2 Qashqai, under t...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Is it worth buying a 5G mobile phone yet? I love the idea of higher connection speeds – but should I wait until there’s more choice?Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper.5G has been launched in the UK this week. ...
09:17, 2019-06-01

Used car buying guide: Jaguar E-Type The entry price for an E-Type is £24k, rising to well north of £100k Prices for Jaguar’s E-Type are softening – although that doesn’t mean they’re cheap. We check for loose change behind the sofa Although the model’s prices might suggest otherwise, now is a good time to get that Jaguar E-Type you...
09:51, 2019-06-24

5 things parents need to know about buying their kid a phone This article originally appeared on Android Central and has been inducted into our Future University Back to School guide Buying a new phone is a big decision — especially if you're buying one for your kid. Ensuring your child has a way to stay connected to friends and family is becoming...
23:34, 2019-08-01

Nearly-new buying guide: Ford Kuga It’s a compact SUV for keen drivers at down-to-earth money, and it comes in many different forms There was a Ford Cougar once; a family-size coupé based on the Mondeo Mk2. It was a handy thing that, in range-topping 2.5 V6 guise, could do 0-62mph in 8.2sec.  Although it’s spelt differently, the Kug...
06:34, 2019-06-13

Beware Of These Outdated Used Car Buying Tips Buying a used car can be a bit more stressful than purchasing a new one. While it is possible to get a quality pre-owned vehicle, it requires a bit of patience and vigilance. However, you will want to be aware that there are some outdated but still prevalent strategies out there that may not give yo...
19:34, 2019-08-14

How Amazon Will Trick You Into Buying More on Prime Day If you want to save money on Prime Day, Amazon will be offering plenty of deals. So many, in fact, that you might end up spending more than you planned.Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-12

Pre-registered cars: buying guide Tips & advice 24 Jun, 2019 Pre-registered cars explained: what they are and how they can save you a bundle of cash over a brand-new car...
19:17, 2019-06-27

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
23:17, 2019-07-09

Nearly-new buying guide: Porsche Macan Ride hits the marks on the road, and even off-road if ‘Terrain level’ is selected Savings from new are small for Porsche's baby SUV, but that’s for good reason When it was launched in 2014, a few miles of sinewy curves and high-speed straights were all most seasoned drivers needed to understand t...
16:17, 2019-08-08

Trump is interested in buying Greenland, but why? President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory. But is it even for sale and would the United States want it?...
01:17, 2019-08-18

Nearly-new buying guide: Skoda Octavia Octavia prioritises easy-going refinement over sportiness The dependably bulletproof Octavia is renowned for being excellent value, and nearly new examples are the most accessible As a used car, the Octavia hatchback lives up to Skoda’s reputation as a great-value brand. Prices of new ones have ...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Golf R (Mk6) The Golf R’s 2.0-litre engine produces 267bhp and 258lb ft VW’s potent but perfectly usable four-wheel-drive take on the ubiquitous Golf is a solid second-hand performance buy The used car market can be a strange place, and it’s no stranger than when two generations of the same model rub shoulder...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Buying Lattes Is Not Keeping You From Being Rich Have as many lattes as you want. Just make sure you focus on the handful of things that will make a major difference to your financial health, a financial adviser says....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Nearly-new buying guide: Maserati Ghibli Diesels are by far the most common, using a 3.0-litre V6 Italian brand’s executive saloon makes sense as a premium-badged alternative to the 3 Series If you’ve ever wanted to go to a Ferrari dealership for your next used car, then buy an approved used Ghibli. Many Maserati dealers share their pre...
07:51, 2019-06-20

Nearly-new buying guide: Mk3 Mini hatch Mini handles well from bottom-of-the-range One up Mk3 Minis, from 2014 on, start at just £4500. With so many options, it’s hard to go wrong The lazy charge that all new cars are the same these days could never be levelled at the current Mini under the spotlight here or, indeed, any Mini before it...
12:00, 2019-06-06

Buying A New AC This Summer? Make Sure It Comes With These Features But if you're smart enough to do your homework before you step out to buy a new air conditioner, you could end up with the best product for you. You will also end up saving a lot of money, both during......
17:51, 2019-05-21

Nearly-new buying guide: Ford Mondeo The Mondeo now lives in the SUV's shadow, so it’s a great time to buy Before PCPs allowed car buyers to realise their wildest dreams, motors such as the practical, spacious and good-to-drive Mondeo were what families bought and fleet bosses leased.  The big Ford is still practical, spacious and goo...
10:00, 2019-08-01

High-tech home buying (NBC News) More young buyers are ready to buy their first home, and their reliance on technology is changing the game. According to Michael Booe of Helen Adams Realty, those younger clients often want to speed the process with virtual home tours, using cell phone video. “People are definitely ...
23:51, 2019-08-09

Nearly-new buying guide: Vauxhall Corsa A 99bhp 1.4 gives a good balance of pace and economy With an all-new model just months away, there are some cracking deals on offer for Vauxhall's supermini The Corsa was the UK’s fourth-best-selling new car in June, a position it also holds in the current year-to-date rankings. That’s impressive...
09:51, 2019-07-25

Nearly-new buying guide: BMW X3 (2014-2017) M Sport trim looks butch but those wheels spoil the ride A second-generation, post-facelift X3 ticks a lot of boxes, even if you need to satisfy a sporting itch Take one BMW 3 Series, give it the SUV treatment and – hey presto – you’ve a hit on your hands. Well, that’s the theory. In fact, by th...
18:34, 2019-07-18

Used car buying guide: Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG Looking for a solid second-hand German performance coupé? Cast your eye to the other side of Stuttgart The CLK 55 AMG’s subtle good looks make this a performance car bargain for the more discerning buyer All hail the used car market, which has produced another supercar bargain in the shape of the...
15:34, 2019-06-17

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China....
17:51, 2019-06-16

Used car buying guide: Bentley Turbo R So His Lordship can keep an eye on Parker up front, the range-topping RT Mulliner has a second speedometer in the back If you’re tempted to chance your arm on a winged B, the Turbo R has a lot going for it. But buy only if the car has a genuinely solid-gold service history A Bentley Turbo R looks...
14:34, 2019-08-12

Nearly-new buying guide: Renault Clio Mk4 Clio looks good, especially on Dynamique S-spec alloy wheels This stylish supermini has a lot going for it. We peruse specs and prices as the arrival of its replacement looms Last month Autocar honoured Laurens van den Acker, Renault’s head of design, with its coveted Sturmey Award for his work i...
23:17, 2019-06-27

Used car buying guide: Range Rover P38 P38 was the number of the Range Rover Mk2 development team’s office building Risk and reward? You can expect plenty of both from the Mk2 Range Rover, if you’re willing to wager just £1500 or so With new Range Rovers today priced from around £84,000, it’s incredible to think you could waft into so...
21:17, 2019-06-03

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the year before. The US is not producing enough......
16:51, 2019-05-21

2 Mexican nationals sentenced in Kansas City heroin ring KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Mexican nationals have been sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy that distributed more than 14 kilograms (30.86 pounds) of heroin in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old Julian Felix-Aguirre was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years and se...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Spain smashes prostitution ring that duped Ukrainian women Spanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes....
13:17, 2019-06-18

A Missouri man's secret search for his wife's lost wedding ring  Drew Huskey and his wife Qian “Emily” Yang of Missouri were on vacation in Canada when her wedding ring flew off and landed in about two feet of snow. She thought she would never see the ring again, but her husband was secretly on a mission to find it and bring it back to his wife....
03:17, 2019-06-20

Steve Spurrier presented with Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring More than three months since the AAF suspended operations, Steve Spurrier was presented with a custom-made Orlando Apollos AAF championship ring.       ...
09:00, 2019-07-22

W.N.B.A. Season Preview: Does a Ring Await Elena Delle Donne? Four of the league’s biggest stars — Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi — are out for opening night and beyond. Liz Cambage and some promising rookies can fill the void....
11:51, 2019-05-22

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involved the poaching of some three dozen endangered rhin...
04:01, 2019-06-14

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report Iran on Monday trumpeted the issuing of death sentences to several members of what it claims is a CIA spy ring that had been embedded in "sensitive" departments nationwide, a development that threatened to further inflame an already precarious staredown between the Islamic Republic and the United St...
14:34, 2019-07-22

This Map Shows If Your Town's Police Are Tapped Into Ring's Surveillance Network Ring, the smart doorbell home security system Amazon bought for over $1 billion last year, is involved in some fairly unnerving arrangements with local law enforcement agencies. Wouldn’t you like to know if the cops in your town are among them?Read more......
08:17, 2019-08-09

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring Microsoft is starting to test its Windows 10 19H2 feature release, which will basically be similar to a Cumulative Update with new features turned off by default....
02:17, 2019-07-02

German police smash child porn ring on darknet An anonymous tipoff prompted German police to investigate and eventually dismantle a child pornography ring visited by hundreds of users from multiple countries. A German national has been arrested....
13:34, 2019-08-16

"India Need A Specialist Spin Coach": Joshi Throws His Hat In The Ring Sunil Joshi is one of several applicants for a post with the Indian men's cricket team, with the Cricket Advisory Committee to name the new coaching staff in a few days....
19:51, 2019-08-06

U.S. soccer star Allie Long robbed of wedding ring, key to NYC United States Women's National Team soccer star Allie Long said her wedding ring, cash and her key to New York City were stolen from her hotel room during the team's victory celebrations....
15:34, 2019-07-12

The Magicians' Stella Maeve and Benjamin Wadsworth Are Engaged--See Her Ring Congratulations are in order for two beloved Syfy actors. The Magicians star Stella Maeve is engaged to Deadly Class actor Benjamin Wadsworth. "May 10th, this happened,"......
04:01, 2019-06-01

The great green expansion: how ring-necked parakeets took over London Was Jimi Hendrix responsible for the bright-green tropical birds’ presence in the capital? Or was it Katharine Hepburn?Electric Ladyland wasn’t the only thing Jimi Hendrix released in 1968. One day in that tumultuous year he left his flat on Brook Street, Mayfair, and strolled down nearby Carnaby St...
16:34, 2019-06-06

Elle King Reveals She Is Engaged and Shows Off Her Giant Ring Elle King is getting married again. The Ex's & Oh's singer and daughter of Rob Schneider and model London King posted on Instagram on Wednesday night, the day she turned 30, a......
20:51, 2019-07-04

Red Bull Ring F3: Armstrong clinches convincing maiden FIA F3 pole Ferrari Formula 1 junior Marcus Armstrong took his first FIA Formula 3 pole position for Prema Racing in a dramatic and frenetic qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring...
19:17, 2019-06-28

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants into Chile after charging them $5,000 apiece for tourist visas, local media reported on Saturday....
07:17, 2019-05-26

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Amazon’s Ring Barred Cops From Using 'Surveillance' to Describe Its Products Amazon’s home security company Ring quietly removed the term “surveillance” from a statement law enforcement officials provided to local news outlets, according to public records obtained by Gizmodo.Read more......
07:17, 2019-08-20

Family heirloom ring lost during swim found one year later A Newfoundland boy who lost his late grandfather's ring while swimming was reunited with the heirloom a year later thanks to another boy and social media....
00:00, 2019-08-20

Ashley Olsen Raises Engagement Speculation With Ring on That Finger Are wedding bells ringing for Ashley Olsen? On Monday, the highly private Olsen sister was spotted with artist boyfriend Louis Eisner as they stepped out for dinner and to see Once Upon a......
04:17, 2019-08-01

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon....
05:51, 2019-06-06

50-Year Chemistry Mystery Solved by Wild New Carbon Ring Some precision chemistry performed atop a slice of table salt has given researchers unprecedented views of a controversial form of carbon.Read more......
15:34, 2019-08-16

F3 Red Bull Ring: ART pair to start at back after physio interference ART Grand Prix drivers Christian Lundgaard and David Beckmann have been excluded from FIA Formula 3 qualifying in Austria after their physios were deemed to have worked on their cars...
11:17, 2019-06-29

Android creator Andy Rubin accused of running a ‘sex ring’ Android founder, Andy Rubin, may have left Google long back in 2014, but his departure is beginning to attract more unsavory attention as more information is released. According to documents made public by a California superior court, Rubin left the company after having an “inappropriate relationshi...
19:17, 2019-07-03

From the Octagon to the ring: Cain Velasquez embraces lucha libre The world of professional wrestling might not seem like the easiest fit for former UFC champion Cain Velasquez, but he's thrown himself headfirst into lucha libre....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Erin Foster Is Engaged to Simon Tikhman: See Her Gorgeous Ring Congratulations to Erin Foster! The TV personality and daughter of David Foster is engaged to beau Simon Tikhman. Erin's sister, Sara Foster, shared the exciting news with her social......
02:17, 2019-08-21

Astronomers discover massive ring of gas circling our black hole The center of the Milky Way galaxy is somewhere you wouldn’t want to be. We have it pretty easy here on Earth, orbiting our star and staying out of everyone’s way, but deep within the heart of our galaxy, a monster lurks. It’s a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A* (that...
03:00, 2019-06-07

Interpol: 9 arrested, 50 children rescued in pedophile ring bust Interpol said 50 children had been rescued and nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the United States following a two-year international investigation into a "dark web" pedophile ring....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Amazon's Echo Dot and Ring Video Doorbell Pro bundle is on sale for $25 off Amazon The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is one of the best smart doorbells you can buy, thanks to its great camera and smart integration with Amazon's Alexa. For a limited time, you can get a $25 discount on a bundle that comes with the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and an Amazon Echo Dot. Amazon Prime Day 20...
17:34, 2019-07-10

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, including Isabella Rossellini, Charlie Rose and former Calvin Klein designer Francisco Costa. He’s up...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Crime Trackers: High tech ring strikes Oro Valley TUCSON –  A high tech crime ring is swooping in on the Tucson area. Oro Valley Police say they are stealing money in a way they’ve never heard of. According to OVPD, on June 17, a suspect walked into the Pima Federal Credit Union in Oro Valley and opened up a fraudulent account. The man ...
20:51, 2019-07-09

50 children saved as Interpol exposes international pedophile ring Interpol has saved 50 children and prosecuted nine sex offenders after infiltrating an international pedophile ring that was sharing child abuse images on the dark web....
11:00, 2019-05-24

Amazon's Ring barred police from using 'surveillance' to describe its products Amazon's home security company Ring deleted the term "surveillance" from a statement that law enforcement officials gave to local news outlets, public records obtained by Gizmodo reveal....
07:34, 2019-08-21

Tom Brady, Patriots flaunt ‘greatest’ Super Bowl ring ever The Patriots want you to know just how good they are. The six-time world champions hosted their ring banquet at owner Robert Kraft’s home where team members were presented with the largest Super Bowl ring ever Thursday night. Quarterback Tom Brady’s wife, Gisele Bundchen gave people an inside ...
15:17, 2019-06-07

Micro ring resonator has highest quality factor to date Researchers at MIT and Singapore University of Technology (SUTD) have demonstrated a micro ring resonator made of amorphous silicon carbide with the highest quality factor to date. The resonator shows promise to be used as an on-chip photonic light source at the infrared telecom wavelength of 1,550 ...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
10:00, 2019-06-14

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
12:51, 2019-06-11

Bitcoin is the ‘King of the Asset Class Hill’ in 2019, analysts say Bitcoin’s price rose more than 60 percent in May — the highest monthly return in over a year and a half. This means the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has performed better than almost any global asset in 2019. Boutique analysis firm Delphi Digital even labeled Bitcoin the “King of the Asset Cla...
18:34, 2019-06-03

Bitcoin Billionaires by Ben Mezrich review – the tale of the Winklevoss twins Coders, cocktails and a bank heist in reverse – the brothers who sued Mark Zuckerberg and hit bitcoin boom timeIf you have seen The Social Network, you will remember the Winklevoss twins: tall, preppy Harvard students (both played by Armie Hammer) who also happened to be Olympic oarsmen and who ende...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its wild ride, the digital currency dropped to $9,717 on Tuesday, down 8.1% on the day. Last Wednesday, t...
13:34, 2019-07-02

Indian police arrest 78 in Bitcoin call center scam A call center scam that targeted US citizens and requested payment in Bitcoin has been busted by police in India resulting in the arrest of 78 people. According to a report, the Indore unit of Madhya Pradesh police’s Cyber Cell unearthed the online scam, which saw tele callers with American accents ...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Nobody knows when Bitcoin Satoshi Vision’s hard fork for 2GB blocks starts Fledging blockchain Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) is ready for a “hard fork” upgrade to increase the size limit of its blocks from 128MB to 2GB — but there’s confusion over when it’s actually supposed to occur. According to BitMEX Research (the analytic arm of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX), BSV min...
21:51, 2019-07-24

A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency feuds for curious Bitcoin newbies Feuding happens in almost every industry and thanks to social media, normies like me can sit back and watch the juicy fights unfold. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is no exception, with many of its figureheads involved in serious squabbles that often span several years. Here’s a quick (b...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit vulnerabilities in a Canon EOS 80D digital camera to hold its owner’s photos to a Bitcoin ransom, The Inquirer reports. The researchers from cybersecur...
17:00, 2019-08-12

Mt. Gox head Karpeles plans new Japan bitcoin tech business Mark Karpeles, arrested in Japan after his bitcoin exchange collapsed from massive hacking, is starting a new business around the same computer technology that led to his legal troubles....
09:34, 2019-06-05

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
00:00, 2019-08-17

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to land a man on the Moon was the Apollo Guidance Co...
00:51, 2019-07-10

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bitcoin miners who stole nearly $3m (£2.4m) worth of electricity to generate the digital currency, prompting a local power company to tip off investigat...
18:17, 2019-07-12

There’s now a cryptoart lottery using Bitcoin blockchain to pick a winner — and it’s brilliant We’ve heard about auctions using blockchain to record sales of expensive works of art. We’ve seen the abstract musings of the cryptoart world, too. But what about a cryptoart charity auction that’s using blockchain to pick the winner? Well, an initiative being run by a trio of firms including crypto...
17:17, 2019-08-02

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well....
16:17, 2019-06-30

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is making cautious steps into the fast-paced world of ...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that cryptocurrencies are gaining wider acceptance after Facebook disclosed plans for a digital coin....
12:51, 2019-07-09

WATCH: Craig Wright briefly forgets he ‘invented’ Bitcoin Craig Wright appears to have briefly forgotten that he wrote the Bitcoin white paper while speaking at a recent conference in Toronto. Wright, lead brain behind alternative cryptocurrency Bitcoin Satoshi Vision, caused controversy earlier this year after suing community members who refused to acknow...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin flash-crashed to $75, SIM-swapping on the rise, and more It’s time for another edition of Moonday Mornings! If you’re new around here, this is Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines that you shouldn’t miss. Let’s get to it. 1. For about five minutes over the weekend, the Bitcoin and Canadian dollars trading pair f...
10:51, 2019-06-03

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
14:17, 2019-06-03

Bitcoin's November Crash: Bringing Clarity to the Crypto King The next time you have a family gathering, if you want to bring a loud dinner table discussion to a screeching silence, ask if anyone can explain how cryptocurrencies work....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Cboe Plans December 10 Launch of Bitcoin Futures Trading CHICAGO – December 4, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), plans to offer trading in bitcoin futures beginning at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at the ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Flexer charged with trafficking Bitcoin-purchased drugs in Australia A man who frequently flaunted his wealth on social media has been found guilty of importing and trafficking drugs purchased with Bitcoin on the dark web. Brendan Leigh Baker, 27, a former cafe owner in Canberra, was found guilty in the ACT Supreme Court this week. According to a report, his most ser...
16:34, 2019-06-19

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of government-subsidized electricity....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
22:17, 2019-07-16