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Portable Bitcoin ATM expected to start swapping coins soon

The compact dispenser of virtual money will headline a Bitcoin conference in San Jose in May.

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Pivotal launched from VMware, EMC technologies

Making good on a promise made in December, VMware and parent company EMC have launched a new company, called Pivotal, to offer an enterprise-ready data analysis platform as a service (PaaS) based on software from both companies.

Largest bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, 'throttles' trading to tame price swings

The largest bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, is in a continuing battle with miscreants trying to manipulate the price of the virtual currency.

Researchers find malware targeting online stock trading software

Security researchers from Russian cybercrime investigations company Groub-IB have recently identified a new piece of malware designed to steal login credentials from specialized software used to trade stocks and other securities online.

Payleven launches person-to-person card payments in Europe

Germany-based card payments startup Payleven is going to make its chip-and-PIN service available to individuals, the company said on Wednesday.

Of Bitcoins and e-bullion: The sad history of virtual currency

Bitcoins may be all the rage, but they're not the first digital currency to attempt to replace paper money.

Oracle rolls out new in-memory applications, scaled-down Big Data Appliance

Oracle is planning to release a series of applications that take advantage of in-memory computing, a move that will up the competitive ante between itself and SAP.

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox blitzed by strong denial of service attack

The largest bitcoin exchange said Thursday it is fighting an intense distributed denial-of-service attack it believes is intended at manipulating the price of virtual currency, which has seen volatile price swings in the past few days.

Tax time! We name the best PC-based solutions for filing your returns

Web-based filing may tempt you, but more complex financial situations require full-fledged software.

Bitcoin surges past $100, gains Expensify support

By making Bitcoin an official reimbursement option, Expensify joins the list of businesses incorporating the virtual currency.

Major Bitcoin exchange slammed with denial of service attack as the currency surges

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox faced a distributed denial-of-service attack late Thursday, at a time the digital currency is seeing an upward swing.

Researchers find new point-of-sale malware called BlackPOS

A new piece of malware that infects point-of-sale (POS) systems has already been used to compromise thousands of payment cards belonging to customers of U.S. banks, according to researchers from Group-IB, a security and computer forensics company based in Russia.

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Microsoft touts Office 365 wins, but customers want more

Microsoft is trumpeting Office 365 customer successes at its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit, but some of those otherwise happy clients have a wish list of features and enhancements they'd like to see in the vendor's cloud email and collaboration suite.