Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto has lost control of his email account. A new user has been sending out emails from the account demanding payments or else. The hackers have been using the account to connect with Nakamoto's contacts, as well as to daisy chain into his contacts' accounts. Users on Bitcoin forums have been discussion the issue and debating whether or not hackers are to blame or if the email provider GMX gave the account to a new user due to lack of use.
It's not surprise that people are checking their email first thing in the morning or right before they go to bed, which MyMail.com research recently revealed. However, what may come as a surprise to marketers is that 8 percent of consumers are checking their email right after they have sex, a fact that the study also exposed.
Boston-based Twitter unit Crashlytics has launched a new mobile app development tool, BetaBoston reports.
Mobile app firm Localytics has moved its headquarters to Boston's Financial District, where it expects to hire an additional 40 workers by year's end, the Boston Business Journal reports.
Benched Red Sox sideline reporter Jenny Dell officially leaves NESN, the Boston Herald reports.
Mobile ad tech firm SessionM is partnering with popular Japanese e-commerce site Rakuten, the Boston Business Journal reports.
RBM Technologies has hired former Mobiquity executive Ken Sonberg as its new chief technology officer, according to the Boston Business Journal.
Florida-based Halifax Media Group has agreed to buy the Boston Globe's sister paper, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, according to the Globe.
Ad tech startup Evergage has raised $4 million in a Series A funding round, according to BetaBoston.
WCVB Channel 5 is reportedly attributing a recent ratings drop to glitches in Nielsen's demographic sampling data, according to the Boston Herald.