Ross William Ulbricht is extremely smart — let's get that out of the way first.
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The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period.
Streetcars may be sexy and light rail may be alluring, but it turns out that building a bus line is how a city can get the most bang for its buck when it comes to attracting development.
In the ideal vision of the “sharing economy,” people own less stuff, while the stuff they do own gets used far more, thanks to hyper-efficient marketplaces that use mobile technology to share all this stuff with the rest of the world.
Bloomberg’s Alex Morales sums up one of the major takeaways of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report:
One of the primary reasons why the U.S. does not sign onto global treaties limiting so-called greenhouse gas emissions is because some of the world's biggest polluters won't sign on or, worse, will sign on and cheat, leaving American industry and bus
Qatar Airways sits reporters in vibrating seats, loads them with 39-year-old wine, and never explicitly asks for glowing press coverage.
At the furthest end of a century-old beer brewery yard in Berlin, a shipping container with a greenhouse on top hums with the gentle sound of pumping water.
Two private American companies are now responsible for hauling cargo to the International Space Station.
Want more legroom? Better flight food? Thanks to new airline policies going into effect this week, even coach fliers can now obtain these first-class luxuries — for a price.
Not long ago, Peter Szabo left a lucrative telecommunications job in Britain, sold his property and returned to Batya, a riverside village in the Hungarian flatlands south of Budapest, to grow red peppers.
A new report has outed a shadowy organisation called Hidden Lynx – a 100-strong group of expert hackers who are available for hire
Imagine having a garden that yields fresh vegetables and doesn’t require pulling weeds or getting dirt under your fingernails. What if that yield included some fresh fish as well?
The first thing you see upon arrival at GitHub's brand new San Francisco headquarters is Ryan Tomayko's Macbook Pro.
Sunny Pettinati walked into the L.L. Bean store in Yonkers, N.Y., clutching a plastic bag and looking a little embarrassed.
The phablet will define what is the ideal Android phone. I can hear the shrieks of horror already.
When designer Jesse Howard accidentally cracked open his coffee maker, he was surprised to see a simple heating mechanism encased in the complex, injection molded shell.
One unique aspect of my homeschool curriculum is that students can start and manage their own online business.
If Microsoft hadn’t stepped outside the law to block his company’s path onto the world’s computers, says Rob Glaser, he would now be running one of the web’s biggest success stories.
Robotics is the art and commerce of robots, their design, manufacture, application, and practical use. Robots will soon be everywhere, in our home and at work. They will change the way we live.
The summer's Supreme Court decisions unleashed pent-up demand for gay marriages, and a handful of states reaped an economic benefit. The effect is not huge, but neither is it insignificant.
Folks, we are seeing some froth surfacing out there, so consider this your warning. I’m not sure what’s more out of whack: the record highs in the stock market achieved last Wednesday or the $60.00 spike in gold prices to over $1,360 an ounce.
With the recent shock of the latest Federal Reserve meeting now beginning to subside, the implications can now be extrapolated. By holding its foot on the accelerator, the Federal Reserve is opening the door to further price appreciation in many asse
The amoeba has a lot in common with a RepRap 3D printer. Why?
Procter & Gamble's global brand building officer Marc Pritchard has proclaimed digital marketing to be "dead."
Tablet sales showed their first sequential decline ever in the second quarter of this year, according to research firm IDC.
Apple announced that it sold over 9 million iPhones during the opening weekend of sales.
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The remarkable Ecuadorian proposal to leave about 900 million barrels of heavy crude in the ground in exchange for international contributions amounting to about half its value, was recently abandoned by President Rafael Correa.