A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.
The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?
For years, Reddit, tech blogs and mainstream media outlets have speculated about the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. Newsweek says it finally has the answer, but many people are criticizing the story.
The premiere issue of Il Mio Papa (or My Pope) includes a pull-out centerfold of the smiling, cassock-clad pontiff. But Francis tells an Italian newspaper there's too much hype surrounding his papacy.
After RT America host Abby Martin blasted Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the English-language network said she'd be sent to Crimea to "make up her own mind." But Martin says she's not going.
In 1853, The New York Times reported about Solomon Northup's enslavement. The movie about his life won a best picture award on Sunday. That's when the Times' misspelling of Northup's name turned up.
A scroll through your Facebook News Feed will turn up BuzzFeed quizzes about what Harry Potter character you are. Ad Age reporter Kate Kaye tells NPR's Scott Simon what BuzzFeed's doing with all the quiz data.
Journalists talk to narrow sets of experts all the time. Spy magazine once ran an issue quoting the same expert in nearly every story, a total of 17 times, as an in-joke about Washington insularity.
Owners of The Oregonian are shedding the identity of a daily print newspaper and emphasizing digital content instead. The shift has been received with both cheers and outrage nationwide.
Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.
The Twitter feed was supposedly made up of conversations overhead in the Goldman Sachs elevator.
We’ve known for a long time that obesity is one of the greatest health risks confronting Americans. We also know that the challenge for many people starts early. Now there’s new research out today that adds to our understanding about one risk factor for childhood obesity: having a television in the bedroom.