Today's Five Best Columns
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Mar 8, 2014 1:18PM ET
Bustle, which is either a revolutionary new idea to write stuff on the internet that women will read or the ultimate in mansplaining, is out a $100,000 investment from Google Ventures.
Mar 7, 2014 1:56PM ET
Newsweek's first big cover story in its new print era, "The Face Behind Bitcoin," has a few problems. For starters, Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man identified as the "face," denies having anything to do with the cryptocurrency.
Mar 7, 2014 12:02AM ET
Mar 6, 2014 9:20PM ET
Today in things that make my chosen profession look bad, reporters chased a 64-year-old engineer around Southern California because he may or may not have invented Bitcoin.
Mar 6, 2014 8:05PM ET
Just a day after Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a man who took photos up a woman's skirt without her consent was not breaking the law, the state's Congress has passed a bill making the act illegal.
Mar 6, 2014 10:15AM ET
Satoshi Nakamoto, long considered to be the pseudonym of the person or persons who created bitcoin, is most likely the real name of the man who founded the cryptocurrency.
Mar 6, 2014 1:37AM ET
At an AIDS conference in Boston on Wednesday, scientists revealed that an aggressive treatment procedure begun just hours after birth had cleared a newborn of HIV.
Mar 5, 2014 6:06PM ET
The U.S. government has filed a motion to drop most of its charges against Barrett Brown, the journalist who faced up to 100 years in jail for posting a link to a trove of leaked documents. But he's not off the hook yet.
Mar 5, 2014 5:09PM ET
Apple is collaborating on a hearing aid that is compatible with iPods and iPads, and can stream music directly into the ears of the hard of hearing.
Mar 5, 2014 2:22PM ET
Reports of the mouse's death have been greatly exaggerated.
Mar 5, 2014 7:00AM ET
The aerospace giant is edging into the cellphone market with an ultra-secure device for those who need to keep a secret.
Mar 5, 2014 2:06AM ET
Yahoo is set to begin phasing out the ability to log in to its products through other services like Facebook and Google.
Mar 4, 2014 4:08PM ET
Today, NASA unveiled its budget request for Fiscal Year 2015. In a teleconference discussing the budget, NASA Administrator Charlie Borden focused on salient aspects of the budget, which will remain basically the same as this year if approved. Here are some of the most significant things next year's budget would make possible.
Mar 4, 2014 1:30PM ET
Facebook is in talks to purchase drone-manufacturer Titan Aerospace, TechCrunch reports, in an attempt to take over the world's Internet-providing airspace.
Mar 4, 2014 2:24AM ET
Scientists in France have decided it's a good idea to revive a 30,000-year-old virus frozen in Siberian ice.
Mar 3, 2014 8:41PM ET
The Department of Justice is suing the carrier for $63 million.
Mar 3, 2014 5:37PM ET
After 20 years, we're starting to come to terms with the immediacy of the web. But we're only just starting to figure out what its permanence means.
Mar 3, 2014 3:58PM ET
The Associated Press asked Ellen DeGeneres for permission to share her now-famous Oscar selfie with subscribers to their photo service. But does Ellen have the right to give it away? Who owns that picture?
Mar 3, 2014 3:52PM ET
Crowd-sourced funding website Kickstarter announced Monday that it reached a particularly notable milestone: $1 billion in pledges.
Mar 3, 2014 1:49PM ET
More than 120 bogus scientific articles have been published in peer-reviewed publications by Springer and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) from 2008 to 2013, according to computer scientist Cyril Labbé, confirming suspicions that sometimes, papers that read like gibberish are actually gibberish. Again.
Mar 3, 2014 9:56AM ET
One of the biggest nights in American television was essentially unwatchable online, as technical problems marred various live streams of the Oscars and highlighted the huge gap between internet TV’s promise and its glitchy reality.
Feb 28, 2014 4:12PM ET
Earlier this week, Hold Security published a post revealing that they have found "360 million stolen and abused credentials and 1.25 billion records containing only email addresses." These figures, they added, "are not meant to scare you." Too late.
Feb 28, 2014 4:07PM ET
Online takeout middleman GrubHub has filed for an initial public offering that it hopes will raise $100 million. And to help it along, it's rooting for some more cold weather.
Feb 27, 2014 5:14PM ET
The European Union is holding a meeting to discuss protecting consumers from being misled into making in-app game purchases. But if you've spent any money within a gaming app, you are in the vast, vast minority of users.
Feb 27, 2014 2:38PM ET
If you're thinking about becoming an Uber driver in your spare time, you should perhaps check out Mickey Rapkin's dispatch in the March issue of GQ about the life you face driving your city's trendy 20-somethings around.
Feb 27, 2014 12:22PM ET
Despite the country’s increasing dependance on the internet, survey respondents who have landline phones still thought that their home phones would be harder to give up than social media
Feb 27, 2014 10:27AM ET
Are you ready to add another creepy bullet point to the list of things the world's spy agencies collect online? No? Too bad.
Feb 27, 2014 9:52AM ET
Google has taken their street view cameras to some pretty far-off places. This time, it's to the home of a bunch of polar bears.
Feb 26, 2014 5:44PM ET
Bitcoin may have had a bad week, but it will never lack for defenders.
Feb 26, 2014 12:25PM ET
Uber has come under fire for its surge pricing strategy, and new accusations the car service startup is artificially influencing the market to drive prices up means the problem won't disappear any time soon.