James Howells accidentally threw away a hard drive containing the cryptographic "private key" needed to access the digital currency
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Tuesday 20 December 2011
An unwelcome silence threatens the next film of the French actor, Jean Dujardin, whose silent movie, The Artist, is wowing audiences around the globe.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
The computing giant Intel Corp has become the latest technology firm to warn its profits will take a hit because of the continued fallout from Thailand's autumn floods.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Punters were plugging back into Pace yesterday as the beleaguered set-top box maker – which has issued three profit warnings in a year – was finally on the receiving end of some good news.
Friday 12 August 2011
Over 30 years on from his 1979 bestseller A Married Man, Piers Paul Read revisits the mid-life crisis. Geoffrey Jomier is a retired barrister living in Hammersmith.
Friday 05 August 2011
Thursday 28 July 2011
A memory stick containing sensitive information about on-going police operations has been stolen, a force said today.
Wednesday 20 April 2011
Seagate Technology is to buy Samsung Electronics's loss-making hard-disk-drive (HDD) business for $1.4bn (£858m) as the US group looks to combat rival Western Digital Corp and arrest price wars that have damaged the industry.
Sunday 03 April 2011
There are times when the only possible response to genuine raw talent is to drop your jaw and go, "Wow!" And so it was with Little Lost David a few years ago.
Monday 31 January 2011
Adam Potter is one fortunate climber – or rather faller. Or perhaps it was just his lucky day. Missing his footing at the summit of Sgurr Choinnich Mor near Ben Nevis, he dropped 1,000ft down an almost vertical slope, landing right-side up and almost unscathed. He was found by rescuers standing on his own two feet, reading his map.
Thursday 13 January 2011
When photographer Richard Nicholson decided to document some of London's professional darkrooms he had more than 200 to choose from. Four years on, with the project completed, only five remain in business.
Monday 13 December 2010
The former boss of Warner Bros International Paul-René Albertini is backing an innovative new music company that will officially launch in the UK this week with its first talent showcase. Claiming its model is designed to "fill some of the gaps" left by traditional record labels, My Major Company (MMC) was set up at the end of October and this Wednesday will launch its first 10 artists in London.
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