(MENAFN - AFP) After years of speculation, the true identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the mysterious person or group behind the Bitcoin revolution, appeared to have been revealed by Newsweek on Thursday.
It turns out it is a Japanese-American model train enthusiast whose name is, indeed, Satoshi Nakamoto.
A reporter tracked down the 64-year-old, a physicist, living ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Nike will supply the kit for more teams than Adidas for the first time ever at this year's World Cup finals.
The two sports giants will throw Lionel Messi against Cristiano Ronaldo and Spain against Brazil to see who can claim a bigger chunk of the multi-billion dollar market for football boots, shirts and shorts.
(MENAFN - AFP) The man behind a popular Twitter account that appeared to provide a rare insider look at Goldman Sachs has lost his book deal after revelations the former banker never actually worked at the firm.
Banker John Lefevre gained Internet fame through his @GSElevator account, where he posted dialogue he claimed to have overheard in the elevators of the top global ...
(MENAFN - AFP) The celibate Dalai Lama has thrown his considerable moral weight behind gay marriage, condemning homophobia and saying sex was fine as long as it was consensual.
The Buddhist monk offered his views on the hot-button social issue during his latest tour of the United States, where he was welcomed Thursday in Washington by top lawmakers and offered the customary ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Malaria is on the march to higher elevations as temperatures warm due to climate change, a trend that could increase the number of people sickened by the disease, researchers said Thursday.
The study in the US journal Science was based on records from highland regions of Ethiopia and Colombia, raising concern about a potential spike in cases of the the mosquito-borne ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Jack Tretton will step down this month as chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment America, the company announced Thursday.
Tretton's departure as head of the key US division comes as the Japanese entertainment and consumer electronics titan increasingly counts on its PlayStation division to lead a charge back to financial glory.
(MENAFN - AFP) Walt Disney Company on Thursday confirmed that it is cutting about a quarter of the workers at its money-losing video game division.
Disney Interactive will trim 700 employees in what the US entertainment titan described as a "global action" aimed at consolidating several lines of business in an effort to focus on a streamlined suite of digital products.