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Where Can You Spend Your Bitcoins Online?

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“The money is better on the top layers…” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by zcopley If you’re a regular here at Tech Media Magazine, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin at some point over the last few years. In case you haven’t: Bitcoin is essentially a digital currency that exists solely online and that can be ...

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The augmented reality gold rush is afoot

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Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers and animated character designers to build an augmented reality content startup. This week’s launch of Facebook’s Camera Effects platform means there are suddenly 1.8 billion people waiting to be entertained by digital overlays on ...

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This might be your last chance to buy the NES Classic

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Nintendo is discontinuing the NES Classic Edition. While this decision is still puzzling, you might still be looking to buy one before it disappears into the ether forever. Best Buy stores have some of the last units starting today. If you plan on buying one, I’d head to the closest ...

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Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

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Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it’s just raised an $85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund. Quora tells me it’s “roughly doubled its valuation since our last fundraise” ...

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Books and roses

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Anyone who thinks paper books are dead has never been in a Barcelona bookshop the day before Sant Jordi. The Patron Saint festival is Catalunya’s equivalent of Valentine’s day. But as well as giving long-stemmed red roses people give books. Lots and lots of books. Some €20 million worth of books are sold (gifted) on ...

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