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Bitcoin Faucets and the Wild, Wild West

Bitcoin Faucets and the Wild, Wild West

Capitalizing on the Gold Rush Thus far, Bitcoin has a storied history of historic highs and historic lows. While recent developments in the Bitcoin space have proved that the crypto-currency has reached a tipping point between a perceived illegitimate laundering mechanism and legitimate asset with real-world purchasing power, we are still very much in the

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Valve Furthers Linux Commitment, Officially Joins Linux Foundation

Do you take this platform, the have and to hold, for as long as you both shall live? Yes! While Valve has been tinkering away at SteamOS, and the Steam distribution platform for Linux, Gabe Newell and company have been busy cementing an important relationship.  Valve has officially joined The Linux Foundation.  Read about it

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ReKonq Gaining Chrome Extension Support, Still Sponsored By Blue Systems

It’s been just a little over a year since the mystical Blue Systems started sponsoring development of ReKonq.  Blue Systems is second only to the KDE e.V. in platform investment, sponsoring not only numerous core applications, but multiple distributions as well.  ReKonq has come a long way since 0.9.2 (May 2012) and with the help

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Going All the Way: GPL’ing Our Theme

If you’ve been vising our site for awhile now (thanks, by the way), you’ve certainly noticed that things have been looking a little less…terrible, as of late. We’ve been working on turning “The Powerbase” into a more modern and aesthetically pleasing site, and the recent change of theme is a major step in that direction. While we’re

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OpenShot Reaches Halfway In Kickstarter Campaign

OpenShot, the leading (currently) open source video editing package for Linux has reached the halfway point in its Kickstarter campaign today.  OpenShot, which seeks 20k in funding to release upcoming versions of its software for Windows and Mac, has crossed the 10k threshold and is inching towards 11k.  And with 22 days left to go

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Gold Farmers May Face Heavier Treasury Scrutiny Under New FinCEN Guidance

On March 18, FinCEN – the financial crimes enforcement arm of the United States Treasury – released guidance regarding the use of BitCoin and other virtual currencies that are exchanged for actual cash. This ruling could have meaning, however, for “gold farmers” as well. Gold farmers, or businesses that deal in the buying, selling and

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