Why the Future of Bitcoin Depends on the Silk Road Trial

Over the weekend, Ross Ulbricht's lawyer, Joshua Dratel, filed a motion asking the court to dismiss all charges against the Silk Road kingpin. It's largely what you'd expect from a bullish defence attorney. But here's the twist: Dratel throws Bitcoin under the bus. Read More >>

The US Government's War on E-Cigarettes

It's here, folks. The battle royale between the regulators and the people over e-cigarettes is upon us. It started a few years ago, calmly, but with New York City banning vaping in public places, the knives are about to come out. Read More >>

Zavvi Detonates its Reputation With Legal Threat to Customers Mistakenly Sent PS Vitas

Media shop Zavvi suffered a bit of an internal mix-up recently, accidentally dispatching a PS Vita console to people who'd only ordered the Vita game Tearaway. Rather than laugh it off and stomach the loss, it's demanding the return of the Vitas and is behaving rather menacingly toward those who refuse to comply. Read More >>

America Does a Sensible Thing and Bans Noisy TV Adverts

Here's some great US TV news. Even better than recommissioning Babylon 5. They've passed a law to stop adverts being louder than the programmes they rudely interrupt, a move that will make commercial television much more bearable. Read More >>


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