edition.cnn.com Archives - 31 March 2015, Tuesday

  • 2 federal agents charged with stealing bitcoin during silk road probe

    edition.cnn.com 30 Mar '15, 6pm

    Washington (CNN) The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions of dollars in the digital currency from criminals associated with the online black market Silk Road. Two federal agents who helped lead one of several investigatio...

  • 2 federal agents charged with stealing bitcoin during silk road probe

    edition.cnn.com 30 Mar '15, 5pm

    Washington (CNN) The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions of dollars in the digital currency from criminals associated with the online black market Silk Road. Two federal agents who led the probe allegedly decided they wa...

  • 2 federal agents charged with stealing bitcoin during silk road probe

    edition.cnn.com 30 Mar '15, 5pm

    Washington (CNN) The federal government became owners of one of the biggest troves of Bitcoin, thanks to seizing millions of dollars in the digital currency from criminals associated with the online black market Silk Road. Two federal agents who led the probe allegedly decided they wa...

  • Son: Father 'took us from the third world into the first' - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 30 Mar '15, 1am

    Lee Kuan Yew's son pays tribute to Singapore's founding father and the legacy he left behind. CNN's Anna Coren reports.

  • Singaporeans defy downpour for funeral of Lee Kuan Yew - CNN Video

    edition.cnn.com 29 Mar '15, 3pm

    Singaporeans defy downpour for funeral of founding father Lee Kuan Yew By Jethro Mullen, CNN Thousands of Singaporeans gathered in pouring rain Sunday to bid farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the Southeast Asian city-state's founding prime minister who charted its spectacular economic rise.

  • Singapore holds funeral for co-founder Lee Kuan Yew

    edition.cnn.com 29 Mar '15, 5am

    "While remembering his deeds that helped build Singapore up to what it is today, the government should also mark the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, by making a break from the politics of yesteryear that were too often marked by restrictions on basic civil and political rights," Phil Roberts...

  • Singapore holds funeral for co-founder Lee Kuan Yew

    edition.cnn.com 29 Mar '15, 4am

    "While remembering his deeds that helped build Singapore up to what it is today, the government should also mark the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, by making a break from the politics of yesteryear that were too often marked by restrictions on basic civil and political rights," Phil Roberts...

  • Lee Kuan Yew: Lessons for Leaders

    edition.cnn.com 28 Mar '15, 7pm

    As China's leaders attempt to follow in Lee's footsteps in building a Mandarin-Leninist led nation that overtook the U.S. last year in GDP (measured by PPP) to become the world's largest economy, and democratic India seems poised to grow at rates that will compete with China, we can r...

  • Lee Kuan Yew: Lessons for Leaders

    edition.cnn.com 28 Mar '15, 6pm

    As China's leaders attempt to follow in Lee's footsteps in building a Mandarin-Leninist led nation that overtook the U.S. last year in GDP (measured by PPP) to become the world's largest economy, and democratic India seems poised to grow at rates that will compete with China, we can r...

  • Lee Kuan Yew: In his own words

    edition.cnn.com 23 Mar '15, 10am

    As Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew once said, not even his worst enemy would accuse him of failing to speak his mind. Singapore's longest serving prime minister may have divided opinion during his three decades in power, but he was a respected orator who commanded attention a...

  • Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore's founding father

    edition.cnn.com 23 Mar '15, 8am

    died on Monday, March 23, according to a statement released by the Prime Minister's office. He was 91. Lee, credited for transforming the colonial trading post into a prosperous financial center, was admitted into hospital with severe pneumonia in early February.

  • Condition of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father, worsens

    edition.cnn.com 17 Mar '15, 8am

    (CNN) The health of Singapore's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who has been in hospital with pneumonia since February 5, has worsened, the government said on Tuesday. The Prime Minister's Office said that Lee, 91, who is on a ventilator in the intensive care unit of Singapore Gen...

  • Condition of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's founding father, worsens

    edition.cnn.com 17 Mar '15, 7am

    (CNN) The health of Singapore's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who has been in hospital with pneumonia since February 5, has worsened, the government said on Tuesday. The Prime Minister's Office said that Lee, 91, who is on a ventilator in the intensive care unit of Singapore Gen...

  • Breaking News, U.S., World, Weather, Entertainment & Video News

    edition.cnn.com 20 Feb '15, 12am

    Morgan Spurlock, the Academy Award nominated director of "Super Size Me," is back with an all-new season of insider investigations. He's going inside to find the next big things, from bitcoin to medical tourism to robots and more.

  • Breaking News, U.S., World, Weather, Entertainment & Video News

    edition.cnn.com 19 Feb '15, 4pm

    Finding "the one" is a centuries-old quest; but neither Adam nor Eve had to log in to an app to make a love connection, and Tarzan found Jane without ever having to swipe left. And though Romeo and Juliet certainly had their share of obstacles, losing a WiFi connection was never one o...

  • Breaking the bank: Bitcoins hit Africa's money transfer traditions

    edition.cnn.com 17 Feb '15, 1pm

    As well as standard charges, not all banks support Bitcoin companies yet. Some customers of British banks, for example, have to first transfer money from their bank account to a Bitcoin company's account in a European bank. To do this, they pay banking transfer charges and have to wai...

  • Breaking the bank: Bitcoins hit Africa's money transfer traditions

    edition.cnn.com 17 Feb '15, 12pm

    As well as standard charges, not all banks support Bitcoin companies yet. Some customers of British banks, for example, have to first transfer money from their bank account to a Bitcoin company's account in a European bank. To do this, they pay banking transfer charges and have to wai...

  • China: 'Sneakerhead' pawns 283 pairs of Nike Air Jordans to buy an apartment

    edition.cnn.com 11 Feb '15, 4am

    Story highlights A Chinese man has pawned 283 pairs of limited edition Nike Air Jordan sneakers He plans to use the $160,000 loan as a down payment on an apartment He has been collecting Nike Air Jordans since he was 14 years old (CNN) Faced with sky-high real estate prices in the Chi...

  • Indonesian official: Missing plane likely 'at the bottom of the sea'

    edition.cnn.com 28 Dec '14, 5am

    Indonesia's top rescue official says authorities believe the missing AirAsia jet is likely at the bottom of the sea, based on radar data from the plane's last contact. "(Because) the coordinate that was given to us and the evolution from the calculation point of the flight track is at...

  • AirAsia QZ8501 missing from Indonesia to Singapore

    edition.cnn.com 28 Dec '14, 4am

    Family members of passengers on a missing AirAsia plane gather at Juanda International Airport in East Java, Indonesia, on Sunday, December 28. The passenger jet carrying 162 people lost contact with Indonesian air traffic control early Sunday, gripping Southeast Asia with a second mi...

  • "@CNN: AirAsia jet with 162 on board goes missing on way to Singapore:

    AirAsia jet missing on way to Singapore from Indonesia

    edition.cnn.com 28 Dec '14, 4am

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS Pilot asked to deviate from the flight plan due to weather, airline says 162 people are on board missing flight, including 16 children and one infant AirAsia Flight 8501 loses contact with air traffic control It was on its way from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to S...

  • Twitter chat as it happened: "Is Bitcoin over?"

    edition.cnn.com 19 Dec '14, 3pm

    Ever since two men first laid a bet on two flies climbing up a cave wall, gambling has struck at the core of the human condition: the future is uncertain.

  • Is Bitcoin over? Join our chat

    The future of bitcoin: live twitter chat

    edition.cnn.com 15 Dec '14, 6pm

    (CNN) -- On Thursday December 18, we'll be hosting a Twitter live chat @CNNTech debating the future of Bitcoin with a panel of experts. Join us at 5pm GMT/12pm ET by tuning into the hashtag, #bitcoinfuture. We look forward to seeing you there! Here's a look at our panel: Jeffrey Robin...

  • Singapore's Jewel Changi: World's most awesome airport?

    edition.cnn.com 10 Dec '14, 8am

    Singapore's Jewel Changi airport will have five stories of retail, gardens and restaurants, and a hotel with a five-story parking lot underground. Scheduled for completion in 2018, the steel-and-glass donut complex could become a destination in itself. Jewel's two centerpieces are For...

  • Singapore's Jewel Changi: World's most awesome airport?

    edition.cnn.com 10 Dec '14, 1am

    Singapore's Jewel Changi airport will have five stories of retail, gardens and restaurants, and a hotel with a five-story parking lot underground. Scheduled for completion in 2018, the steel-and-glass donut complex could become a destination in itself. Jewel's two centerpieces are For...

  • Singapore's Jewel Changi: World's most awesome airport?

    edition.cnn.com 09 Dec '14, 9pm

    Singapore's Jewel Changi airport will have five stories of retail, gardens and restaurants, and a hotel with a five-story parking lot underground. Scheduled for completion in 2018, the steel-and-glass donut complex could become a destination in itself. Jewel's two centerpieces are For...

  • Funstasy Island, the largest eco-resort: Situated at the heart of Southeast Asia, Singapore is one of the most...

    Funtasy Island: The $240 million eco-island paradise

    edition.cnn.com 04 Dec '14, 3am

    STORY HIGHLIGHTS Funtasy Island is set to be the world's largest eco-resort The $240 million development is situated in the Riau Archipelago in Indonesia The bustling city state of Singapore is located only 16-miles away One Square Meter explores the leading architectural designs, cit...

  • Christie's launches million-dollar vintage handbag sale

    edition.cnn.com 24 Nov '14, 2am

    This 1993 Hermes Kelly bag in a rare shade dark blue shade is estimated to sell for between $20,000 and $25,000. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rare and vintage handbags will go under the hammer in Hong Kong on Monday Auction house Christie's estimates they are worth almost $1 million It's the firs...

  • Christie's launches million-dollar vintage handbag sale

    edition.cnn.com 20 Nov '14, 7am

    This 1993 Hermes Kelly bag in a rare shade dark blue shade is estimated to sell for between $20,000 and $25,000. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rare and vintage handbags will go under the hammer in Hong Kong on Monday Auction house Christie's estimates they are worth almost $1 million It's the firs...

  • Christie's launches million-dollar vintage handbag sale

    edition.cnn.com 20 Nov '14, 7am

    This 1993 Hermes Kelly bag in a rare shade dark blue shade is estimated to sell for between $20,000 and $25,000. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Rare and vintage handbags will go under the hammer in Hong Kong on Monday Auction house Christie's estimates they are worth almost $1 million It's the firs...