• Greek restaurant offers 20 percent discount to Bitcoin users

    dailydot.com 15 Jul '15, 6pm

    Greece’s economy is in crisis mode, and many are wondering if Greek citizens will turn to digital currencies . One Athenian restaurateur is testing out that theory by offering a 20 percent discount to anyone paying with Bitcoin . Nikos Houtas has accepted Bitcoin at his restaurant for...

  • Virginia teen pleads guilty to teaching Bitcoin to ISIS

    dailydot.com 11 Jun '15, 4pm

    A Virginia teenager has pleaded guilty to using Twitter to teach members of the terrorist Islamic State how to use Bitcoin . Ali Shukri Amin, 17, admitted Thursday that he was behind the the now-suspended Twitter account @Amreekiwitness , which at one point had over 4,000 followers. T...

  • The true history of Bitcoin's seedy ties to Silk Road

    dailydot.com 18 May '15, 12pm

    Ver wasn’t the only person who had been drawn to Bitcoin by the Free Talk Live program and the Silk Road. By the middle of May the Silk Road had over a thousand people registered—10 times what it had two months earlier—and appeared to be a major reason for the steadily rising price of...

  • Malware bundled into µTorrent could destroy your laptop

    dailydot.com 07 Mar '15, 2am

    You should go ahead and uninstall µTorrent. According to a Motherboard report , the more than 100 million users of the trusted torrent platform are at the risk of having their laptops and PCs literally destroyed. That's because bundled with the latest version of the free software is a...

  • Singapore restaurant replaces waiters with drones

    dailydot.com 09 Feb '15, 4pm

    In December, TGIFriday’s released their “Mobile Mistletoe” drones in select stores, a cute novelty for which one customer left a glowing (red) review: “It literally chipped off a tip of my nose.” Now, a service gap in Singapore—the food and beverage industry lacks nearly 7,000 employe...

  • The inside story of the alleged Silk Road 2.0 kingpin

    dailydot.com 11 Nov '14, 3pm

    infiltrated Silk Road 2.0 from the very beginning , their criminal complaint reveals, and observed the administrator and the “second-in-command,” who went by Defcon, take responsibility for the ownership and management of the site from December 2013 onwards, after the original anonymo...

  • Singapore restaurant replaces waiters with drones

    dailydot.com 09 Feb '15, 4pm

    In December, TGIFriday’s released their “Mobile Mistletoe” drones in select stores, a cute novelty for which one customer left a glowing (red) review: “It literally chipped off a tip of my nose.” Now, a service gap in Singapore—the food and beverage industry lacks nearly 7,000 employe...

  • The inside story of the alleged Silk Road 2.0 kingpin

    dailydot.com 11 Nov '14, 3pm

    infiltrated Silk Road 2.0 from the very beginning , their criminal complaint reveals, and observed the administrator and the “second-in-command,” who went by Defcon, take responsibility for the ownership and management of the site from December 2013 onwards, after the original anonymo...

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