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A photo of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht who sentenced to life in prison May 29, 2015.

The founder of Silk Road is dictating tweets from the prison where he’s serving life — and he’s convinced 55,000 people to sign his ...

His family have set up the twitter account @RealRossU, which relays messages Ulbricht dictates from prison. The account has sttracted over 18,000 followers and helped get over 55,000 signatures for a petition asking for clemency for Ulbricht.
Andreessen Horowitz general partners Chris Dixon and Katie Haun.

Andreessen Horowitz is launching a $300 million fund to invest in crypto — and it hired its first-ever female general partner to lead the effort...

As the price of bitcoin slips to a 2018 low, top Silicon Valley venture firm Andreessen Horowitz shows it's not backing down with the launch of a $300 million venture fund, called a16z crypto, that will invest in cryptocurrency companies and protocols.
A screenshot of the Silk Road.

The ‘Breaking Bad’-inspired gang of students who made $1 million selling drugs on the dark web have been jailed

The five men sold everything from LSD to ecstasy, and splashed their cash on lavish holidays, according to the UK's National Crime Agency.

‘China is not Father Christmas’: India’s concern about Beijing’s expansion grows after a new port deal

Beijing has cut a deal with Sri Lanka to run a major port near major shipping lanes, raising concern in India and elsewhere about Chinese influence.

The FBI just took down AlphaBay, an online black market for drugs that was 10 times bigger than Silk Road

"Critics will say as we shutter one site, another will emerge," authorities said after the takedown of AlphaBay, the biggest black market on the dark net.

China has sent troops to its first overseas base, which poses ‘very significant operational security concerns’ for the US

China's base in Djibouti has raised concerns about its activity in the region, but Beijing has repeatedly dismissed such worries.

Judges wrote a scathing indictment of US drug policy in decision to uphold Silk Road founder’s life sentence

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht's appeal was still rejected, and he faces life in prison with no possibility of parole.

The story of Silk Road: How to lie to yourself, build a billion-dollar ‘startup,’ and wind up in prison for life

Nick Bilton's new book, "American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road" documents the saga of Ross Ulbricht and Silk Road.

New research reveals secrets of how the ancient trade routes of the Silk Road were formed

These roads connected China, Mongolia, Persia, India, and stretched all the way across the mountains, deserts, and steppes of Central Asia to the Mediterranean.

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Parag Khanna argues that these five maps are critical to understand the world we live in.