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The new 'Horsemen of the Nasdaq' - how long will they ride?

NEW YORK - Will the tech leaders of today be the has-beens of tomorrow?

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U.S. begins auction for 50,000 bitcoins tied to criminal website

NEW YORK - The U.S. Marshals Service on Thursday started auctioning off 50,000 bitcoins following the conviction of Ross Ulbricht for running Silk Road, the underground website where authorities said drugs and other illegal goods could be bought using the virtual currency.

U.S. 11:24am EST

Music app Shazam to add sights to sounds

BARCELONA - Shazam, the company behind the mobile phone app that enables its 100 million users to recognize music they hear, and buy the recordings, is now promising to extend the app's scope to objects, such as products in retail outlets.

Music 11:13am EST

Banking cyber thieves may be too slick for their own good

LONDON - Fraudsters are slick and smooth when they request new bank accounts or credit cards -- a characteristic an Israeli company wants to use against them.

9:01am EST

BMW says talks with Apple don't involve developing a car

FRANKFURT - German carmaker BMW said on Thursday its talks with technology giant Apple did not involve developing or building a car, denying a German magazine report.

5:45am EST

Pentagon to focus more on hack-proofing weapons

WASHINGTON - Cyber attacks on U.S. weapons programs and manufacturers are a "pervasive" problem that requires greater attention, the top U.S. arms buyer said Thursday, saying that he would add cybersecurity to the Pentagon's guidelines for buying weapons.

U.S., Cyber Crime 11:09am EST

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