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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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FOX News Explaining GitHub is the Funniest Thing You’ll See Today

Unmitigated Audacity Fox News, the unmitigated authority in open source technology, gave its viewers the gift of knowledge yesterday with its explanation of GitHub.  Thanks Fox News! So, what’s the problem?  Well, that’s simple.  It seems that Fox News’ technology department –run by a motley crew of half-witted quick-study-types– failed to explain GitHub, and also

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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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Humble Indie Bundle 7 Will Be Worst Humble Bundle Ever For Linux

Clarification —  It seems that the Humble Botanical Bundle was originally referred to as “Humble Indie Bundle 7“.  The games mentioned in this article are not accurate, rather the result of a drunken Google session and a “Jump To Conclusions” mat.  Our apologies. Running Out Of Ideas Those that are feeling a little miffed by

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Swiss City Mandates Use Of Open Source, Banishes Microsoft Officially

Europe Moving Forward In an overwhelming majority vote, the city council in Bern, Switzerland has moved to implement all future infrastructure with open source technologies.  The “Party Motion”, as it is called in Switzerland, was submitted over a year ago, and has finally been realized.  Plans to move forward with open source design, strategy and

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GEGL Dev Seeks Crowd-funding Model For GIMP Components

GIMP developer Nicolas Robidoux seeks to leverage a freedom-based crowd-funding solution to bank-roll completion of the Nohalo/Lohalo/Lojaggy/Loblur suite of image resamplers for GEGL.  The idea started back on Nov. 11th in the GIMP mailing list.  Robidoux answers whether or not he plans to create a project on Kickstarter or not. Prospective GIMP “patron”: I would love

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How Lightworks Falsely Rides Open Source Publicity Train

2 years ago, Lightworks made a promise to the open source community.  A promise that has made them darlings of the open source spotlight.  A promise that the have yet to fulfill.  One blogger takes serious issue with this lack of fullfilment, and rightly so.  Blogger Nekohayo offers in depth insight into the failed promises of

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