Obama Plans for NSA Overhaul and Other News You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Overstock followed through with its plan to accept Bitcoin as a payment option. A Gmail update just made it a lot…

Want to Know How Much Your Bitcoins Are Worth? Just Google It

Image: Flickr, Zach Copley Google’s search engine has had a built-in currency converter for years now, and now it added an interesting addition to the mix: Bitcoin. To find out how much a certain amount of Bitcoin is worth in any currency or vice versa, just Google “X Y to Bitcoin,” where “X” is the…

Ouya Raises More Than $2.4 Million and Two Other Stories You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories. Ouya Raises More Than $2.4 Million on Kickstarter Ouya has raised more than$2.4 million, far surpassing its initial goal of $950,000,…