markets

piracy

Online Piracy Can Be Good for Business, Researchers Find

Ham-fisted attacks on internet pirates may actually be counterproductive, researchers warn.
Karl Bode
1.28.19
Dogecoin

My Joke Cryptocurrency Hit $2 Billion and Something Is Very Wrong

Dogecoin's inventor looks to the past for insight into the future.
Jackson Palmer
1.11.18
Studies In Volatility

John McAfee Appears to Move Cryptocurrency Markets With a Single Tweet

An ad-hoc study in the volatility of niche cryptocurrencies.
Jordan Pearson
1.10.18
loaded

The Dark Web Gun Trade May Be Bigger Than You Think

The first study into the dark web gun trade finds tens of thousands of dollars worth of transactions every month.
Joseph Cox
7.19.17
Spending Patterns

China Is on Track to Fully Phase Out Cash

Experts believe it won’t be long before China, the first country to introduce paper money, becomes the first to go totally cashless.
Jamie Fullerton
5.10.17
alcohol

Beer Is Getting Nutrition Labels and It’ll Probably Bum You Out

The biggest beer trade makers in the US are going to slap the raw facts right on the bottle
Kaleigh Rogers
7.22.16
Features

Apple Is Self-Censoring in China. Is Facebook Next?

“China’s market is too big for them to ignore.”
Jamie Fullerton
11.2.15
News

Coffee Could Make Buying Drugs on the Dark Web Safer

Coffee is just another drug, after all.
Jordan Pearson
10.2.15
japan

Vaio PCs Are Returning to the US, at Twice the Price of a Mac

The company is hoping to woo creative professionals away from Apple.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.19.15
Bitcoin

This Decentralized Bitcoin Market Is for Legal Stuff Only, Promise

BitHalo's creator doesn't want to become the next Ross Ulbricht.
Jordan Pearson
3.25.15
Cancer

Why a $54,000 Cancer Treatment in 1995 Now Goes for $200,000

Cancer drug prices are increasing 10 percent annually. That’s fucked.
Michael Byrne
3.18.15
money

Worth $1 Billion, Iceland's Cryptocurrency Is the Third-Largest in the World

That might not be a good thing for the egalitarian altcoin.
Meghan Neal
3.4.14
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