Tech Hangout #41 – We’re buying a theme park (in Germany)!

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Paul Gans
  • Ricardo Garza
  • Ben Roethig (Host)

We’re buying a theme park! (not really)

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57619304-1/buy-an-abandoned-amusement-park-on-ebay/

WhatsApp was worth how much? And users already jumping ship.

http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/21/whatsapp/
http://techcrunch.com/2014/02/21/bye-bye-whatsapp-germans-switch-to-threema-for-privacy-reasons/

Pwave-cellular networks

http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/19/5425062/steve-perlman-artemis-pcell-pwave-antenna-launch

Mt. Gox and the future of Bitcoin

http://siliconangle.com/blog/2014/02/21/mt-gox-at-deaths-door-bitcoin-price-slips-below-100-before-rebounding-slightly/

Harvard computer used for mine Dodgecoin

http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/21/5434334/harvard-supercomputing-cluster-commandeered-to-mine-dogecoin

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