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British man loses hard drive containing $7.5M Bitcoin fortune

11/28, 6:57pm

Hard drive with 7,500 bitcoins lost in landfill

An IT professional in the United Kingdom is scouring a landfill site for a specific computer part he threw away, along with a bitcoin fortune. James Howells of Newport, South Wales, disposed of the drive without realizing the value of its contents earlier this year, with the 7,500 bitcoins on the drive worth around $7.5 million at the currency's present value.

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Cardiff Apple Store to have unusual mid-week opening

10/21, 12:00pm

Expands retail outlets to Welsh capital

Apple is set to launch a new Apple Store in the Welsh capital of Cardiff, according to an announcement. The St. David's 2 outlet is atypically scheduled to open on a Thursday, specifically October 22nd at 10:30 AM. Apple most often opens stores on Saturdays, and half an hour earlier. The Cardiff location may nevertheless attract a number of shoppers, as the surrounding area is believed to have 2.9 million residents, and an average of 27 million visitors every year.

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