I Was Wrong About Bitcoin. Here’s Why. by KEVIN ROOSE


By KEVIN ROOSE

Our columnist predicted in 2013 that Bitcoin, then a new digital currency, would soon die. He points to five assumptions he got wrong.

Published: December 11, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Indiegogo Goes Where Few Companies Dare: Into Initial Coin Offerings by NATHANIEL POPPER


By NATHANIEL POPPER

I.C.O.s have been big this year, but few established names have touched them. Indiegogo, the crowdfunding site, is looking to change that.

Published: December 11, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet by CECILIA KANG, DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI, NICK WINGFIELD and MIKE ISAAC


By CECILIA KANG, DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI, NICK WINGFIELD and MIKE ISAAC

While some technology companies used their websites to proclaim support for equal internet access, some of the giants, including Google and Microsoft, laid low.

Published: December 11, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Protecting Your Data When Using Browser Extensions by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

Those useful little programs that expand your web browser’s powers sometimes require a lot of access to your personal information.

Published: December 11, 2017 at 02:00PM

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The ‘Alt-Right’ Created a Parallel Internet. It’s an Unholy Mess. by KEVIN ROOSE


By KEVIN ROOSE

Hard-right activists, censored and banned by Twitter and Facebook, tried to create their own digital services. But they appear to have hit obstacles.

Published: December 10, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Moving Your Number and Going Mobile by J. D. BIERSDORFER


By J. D. BIERSDORFER

If you are staying within the same geographic area, transferring your old wired phone number to a mobile device could be easier than you think.

Published: December 10, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: The Big Bitcoin Boom by FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC


By FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC

In this week’s tech newsletter, our correspondents discuss Bitcoin, Amazon and the tech industry’s ongoing problems with sexual harassment.

Published: December 7, 2017 at 02:00PM

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