Bitcoin Taxation: A Gift From The IRS And The Coffee Problem
Every bitcoin transaction requires a gain or loss calculation between acquired cost basis and the amount it was sold for. This is no problem for large blocks, but on everyday purchases, a gain or loss calculation on every $1.79 cup of coffee is a lot of calculating.
Why There's Confusion Over Valuing Bitcoin
Bitcoin presents a new type of nontraditional, highly technical, experimental, and global digital instrument to our already complex world. That should conjure excitement, not fear.
2014: The Year In Search
You can learn a lot about a person from search engine history. Explore some of the year's top search topics, according to Google and Bing.
CES 2015: Year Of The What?
Will 2015 be the Year of the Outrageously Expensive TV, or just another Year of Incremental Improvements in Technology?
8 Quiet Firsts In Tech In 2014
Maybe you didn't hear about these science and technology breakthroughs, from robots to space exploration. But they will be remembered 20 years from now.
Top 10 Social Media Fails Of 2014
Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.
Big Data: 6 Bold Predictions For 2015
'Tis the season when industry soothsayers don their prognostication caps to make fearless forecasts for the coming year. What does the crystal ball say about big data?
6 IT Career Resolutions
Resolve to polish your skills, value, and appeal in 2015 with these tips from recruiters and senior IT executives.
Geekend: Oculus Rift Tourism
The tourism industry hopes to lure us with virtual reality previews of destinations viewed with the Oculus Rift and other VR headsets. Will it backfire?
Cloud Storage's Race To Zero
The race to provide free unlimited cloud storage can't end well, not for the vendors -- or the customers who believe they have finally found a free lunch.
The Long Death Of Project Hosting Sites
Last month, Microsoft and Google bypassed their own code hosts to post major code projects on GitHub. The once-favored hosts have begun a long, familiar decline.
Americans 'Obsessed' With Their Devices
Deloitte study says US consumers spend more time than ever with their smartphones and other mobile devices -- and that's expected to increase with the onset of connected homes and cars.