James Howells accidentally threw away a hard drive containing the cryptographic "private key" needed to access the digital currency
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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.
Monday 22 November 2010
A council was rebuked today for losing an unencrypted memory stick containing the personal details of 40 children in care.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Anti-terrorism material was not on a lost police memory stick found by a member of the public, senior officers said today.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Police were today investigating the contents of a computer memory stick said to contain sensitive anti-terror material which was reportedly found in the street outside a police station.
Thursday 12 August 2010
The former trade inister and one-time head of Standard Chartered Bank, Mervyn Davies, is joining US private equity group Corsair Capital.
Monday 08 February 2010
A teenage paedophile detained during a police operation which led to the arrest of an American mother-of-four was jailed today.
Wednesday 04 November 2009
If you're not already bamboozled by the sheer number of different ways you can get your hands on movies, hold on tight because yet another means of movie procurement is about to hit the US and the world.
Tuesday 12 May 2009
Tuesday 05 May 2009
This year could well be remembered as the year that notebook PCs finally bumped off their desktop siblings to become the PC of choice for the majority of computer buyers.
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