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Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Will 2014 be the year we trade in our credit cards and abandon our wallets in favor of virtual currencies? If you follow the re...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formatio...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Tests Thrusters and New Protective Coating

Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two Tests Thrusters and New Protective Coating

Virgin Galactic tests new thruster system for the first time...

Jan 14 2014, 11:56am CST

Indie Running: IGF Final Nominees Announced

Indie Running: IGF Final Nominees Announced

The Independent Games Festival has announced the nominees for its grand prizes, to be awarded at the end of the Independent Gam...

Jan 7 2014, 5:36pm CST

30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games

30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games

Every year, the reporters at Forbes look for up-and-coming stars in the industries we cover. We search for people who are doing...

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013

My Take: The Best Video Games of 2013

It’s been a big year for video games. The latest consoles from Sony and Microsoft arrived with a splash, selling millions of un...

Dec 30 2013, 6:01pm CST

Life On Earth Didn't Begin On Mars, Says Astrochemist

Life On Earth Didn't Begin On Mars, Says Astrochemist

The eternal chicken or egg question — did Mars seed life on earth or did earth seed life on the Red Planet? — is utter astrobio...

Dec 27 2013, 5:06am CST

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

Eleven Great Space Moments Of 2013

It was nearly 50 years ago that Star Trek first dubbed space as “the final frontier.” Today, it’s still a frontier, but it’s a...

Dec 26 2013, 12:51pm CST

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2013

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2013

First things first: if you have not yet read my companion piece, “Not the Top 5 Indie Games of Christmas“, might I suggest you...

Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST

Astronomers Still Puzzle Over 'Low Surface Brightness' Galaxies

Astronomers Still Puzzle Over 'Low Surface Brightness' Galaxies

Our own Milky Way and Andromeda, its nearest spiral neighbor, are stunningly beautiful examples of High Surface Brightness (HSB...

Dec 22 2013, 9:51pm CST

Libertarians And Millennials Are Going Crazy Over Bitcoin: What Are They?

Libertarians And Millennials Are Going Crazy Over Bitcoin: What Are They?

Libertarians and Millennials are going crazy over Bitcoin. So what are these Bitcoins, what do they do, what’s the big deal, an...

Dec 22 2013, 9:41pm CST

Overstock.com Is Going To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com Is Going To Accept Bitcoin In 2014

Overstock.com has plans to become the first major U.S. retailer to accept bitcoin. In an interview with newsBTC, Overstock.com...

Dec 21 2013, 1:26pm CST

Star Wars: The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter Expansion Now Available

Star Wars: The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter Expansion Now Available

New expansion will go live for non-subscribers later...

Dec 4 2013, 11:00am CST

Virgin Galactic accepts Bitcoin Payment

Virgin Galactic accepts Bitcoin Payment

Space travel endeavor Virgin Galactic tries hard to be futuristic. Now the company announced to accept Bitcoin as payment for a...

Nov 23 2013, 2:20am CST

NBC Wins the Television Space Race

NBC will Televise World’s First Commercial Spaceline

NBC is going to televise the world's first commercial space flight launch next year. NBC signed deal with Richard Branson’...

Nov 9 2013, 10:15am CST

Lady Gaga set for Space Performance at Zero G Colony 2015

Lady Gaga is set for Space Performance at Zero G Colony 2015

Here is some surprising news from the future. Lady Gaga is booked for the first performance of a song in space on a Virgin Gala...

Nov 6 2013, 9:23am CST

Galactic Starfighter Expansion Coming in December for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Galactic Starfighter Expansion Coming in December for Star Wars: The Old Republic

New expansion brings space combat to the mix...

Oct 9 2013, 11:56am CDT

Virgin Galactic Teams up with Zero Gravity Corporation for Special Zero G Plane Ride

Virgin Galactic Teams up with Zero Gravity Corporation for Special Zero G Plane Ride

Virgin Galactic Flyers get their first taste of no gravity...

Oct 7 2013, 1:13pm CDT

Paypal Galactic Will Offer Space Currency

Paypal Galactic Will Offer Space Currency

Space has been called the final frontier. That is why the online cash nexus, Paypal and SETI got together to introduce space cu...

Jun 27 2013, 9:57am CDT

Justin Bieber Books Space Flight on Virgin Galactic

Justin Bieber Books Space Flight on Virgin Galactic

Justin Bieber bought a ticket for a space trip with Virgin Galactic....

Jun 6 2013, 7:35am CDT

Virgin Galactic CEO Talks Space Travel for All

Virgin Galactic CEO Talks Space Travel for All

Watch Virgin Galactic CEO George T. Whitesides explain the future of space travel for all of us....

Jun 6 2013, 4:07am CDT

Virgin Galactic LauncherOne unveiled

Virgin Galactic LauncherOne unveiled

New vehicle “LauncherOne” to transform small satellite market, as space tourism business powers into final leg of test flights....

Jul 11 2012, 9:41am CDT

Ashton Kutcher is 500th Future Astronaut on Virgin Galactic

Ashton Kutcher is 500th Future Astronaut on Virgin Galactic

Actor Ashton Kutcher buys space travel ticket from Virgin Galactic....

Mar 20 2012, 11:00am CDT

Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize Launches at CES 2012

Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize Launches at CES 2012

Bones would be proud!...

Jan 12 2012, 3:30pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Star Wars the Complete Saga on Blu-ray

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Star Wars the Complete Saga on Blu-ray is Great Gift for Movie Lover

This movie offers free ship to store for your convenience....

Sep 26 2011, 9:00pm CDT

Star Wars: The Complete Saga Available for Pre-Order

Star Wars: The Complete Saga Available for Pre-Order

This includes episodes I-VI great to have for Star Wars Fans....

Jan 7 2011, 8:38am CST

Great Black Friday Deal On Toy Story 3 Operation

Great Black Friday Deal On Toy Story 3 Operation

Buzz Light-year replaces usual character for a fun toy story game....

Nov 26 2010, 8:49am CST

The World's Very First Spaceport Runway Is Complete

It's happening, people...

Oct 22 2010, 1:25pm CDT

Virgin Galactic completes first manned Glide Flight of VSS Enterprise

Virgin Galactic completes first manned Glide Flight of VSS Enterprise

Richard Branson's commercial space flight venture Virgin Galactic announced the completion of the first piloted free flight of...

Oct 11 2010, 3:15am CDT

iPhone App Freebies: Mega Jump, aMaze!, 3D Shape Shifter II, SWIRL 3D, more

iPhone App Freebies: Mega Jump, aMaze!, 3D Shape Shifter II, SWIRL 3D, more

Below are downloads of several free applications available for a limited time from Apple's App Store, with price drops from $1...

Aug 13 2010, 3:01pm CDT

Google Doing SOMETHING, August 12

Google Doing SOMETHING, August 12

Google has something planned for August 12. Gizmodo reports that they've received an invitation for a Google Mobile event for T...

Aug 11 2010, 9:48am CDT

Virgin Gaming May Put A Nerd Into Space

Virgin Gaming May Put A Nerd Into Space

Virgin Gaming is now live. Starting today, gamers from around the world can compete for free (or for money) in a variety of onl...

Jun 15 2010, 6:44pm CDT

Virgin Galactic's VSS Enterprise Makes 'Captive Carry' Flight

Virgin Galactic's VSS Enterprise Makes 'Captive Carry' Flight

Virgin Galactic today has sent off a press announcement stating that their VSS Enterprise has finished its first captive carry...

Mar 23 2010, 9:54am CDT

Mass Effect 2 Collector's Edition Available For Pre-Order

Mass Effect 2 Collector's Edition Available For Pre-Order

Gamers everywhere will be ready for this new collector’s edition of Mass Effects 2 to arrive for the XBox 360. The second act o...

Dec 28 2009, 6:00pm CST

100 Million Creatures Made in Spore Universe

100 Million Creatures Made in Spore Universe

EA announced today that the Spore universe has now had over 100 million creatures designed and uploaded since the game launched...

May 4 2009, 6:24am CDT

Sony Ericsson W715 Walkman unveiled

Sony Ericsson W715 Walkman unveiled

Sony Ericsson announces that soon Vodafone customers will be able to use the GPS enabled W715 Walkman phone to make the most of...

Jan 8 2009, 8:05am CST

Maxis Announces Spore Goes Gold

EA and Maxis announced that Spore has already gone gold, though the title doesn't hit store shelves until September 7th. Gamers...

Aug 15 2008, 9:16am CDT

Weekly Top 10: New Asus Eee PCs, new MacBooks and new iPod nanos Rumors, LG BD30

Surprise! Asus has many more Eee PCs coming this year to completely take over the netbook market and also reach i...

Aug 3 2008, 8:00am CDT