29 August 2014

Virtual currency

Max ExcellBite - Chester

Virtual Currency: Not Just A Phase

14 August 2014  |  2865 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Virtual currencies are definitely trending. You know that’s true when even the politicians are jumping on the bandwagon. It won’t be long until Ed and Dave are asking if they can pay for their Cornish pasties with Bitcoins. Maybe we’re not quite there yet, but the fact that in the run-up to a general election, the Treasury is looking at measures t...

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Dirk KinvigFinextra - London

Do you bitcoin?

08 August 2014  |  1135 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Satoshi Nakamoto's crypto-currency has been around for 5 years now. It is the most widely known of all the virtual currencies (such as litecoin, dogecoin, Gold Pressed Latinum), but still the uptake and merchants that use it seems thin on the ground. There are fewer than 10 bitcoin ATMs around central London and only a few vendors (not includ...

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Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Cryptocurrency can cure cancer

07 August 2014  |  1308 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

There's been a lot of hype and controversy about Bitcoin. Exchanges have bloomed, been taken down, been hacked and evolved. Regulators are running this way and that. The tech and mainstream media has ...

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Zennon KapronKapronasia - Shanghai

China Bitcoin Exchanges 2.0

24 July 2014  |  1680 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Seven months after the PBOC's crackdown on bitcoin exchanges in China and we're seeing a resurgence in talk about what Chinese bitcoin exchanges are doing and where they are going. While accusations o...

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Mark CourtneyGBGroup - Chester

Bitcoin could reap many rewards from regulation

27 June 2014  |  4527 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Earlier this month the Dutch central bank DNB issue a warning to banks across the country about the potential pitfalls of dealing with Bitcoin-related businesses. The issues raised are regularly expre...

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Dan BarnesInformation Corporation - London

Is Bitcoin mo' money or no money?

29 May 2014  |  1211 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Last month the Bank of England wrote an in-depth explanation of money, in which it explained why Bitcoin is more like a commodity - e.g. gold - than a currency. Basically it isn’t popular enough. Yet....

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Remco BoerTrevver - Amsterdam

Bitcoin: underperforming on trust

20 May 2014  |  1113 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

For me, last week was all about innovation and Bitcoin with Amsterdam hosting several large events on the crypto currency. This got me thinking about what makes new payment methods successful or not....

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Otmane EL RHAZICiti - London

Zero-fee currency banking - Bitcoin digital banking

16 May 2014  |  1652 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Bitcoin world just noticed the awake of the start-up Circle. A bitcoin currency service that was founded in 2013. Circle has emerged today with the launch of bank-like services that will propel the cr...

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Jane AdamsCurrently looking for a job - Edinburgh

A cryptocurrency for Scotland

02 April 2014  |  1034 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I rarely recommend reading the reader comments at the Guardian Online (or indeed any other newspaper site) unless you need a fast cure for low blood pressure or get a kick out despising your fellow ma...

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Mark CourtneyGBGroup - Chester

Will the penny drop? Lack of security inhibiting Bitcoin

13 March 2014  |  2734 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

New York’s financial regulator has today called on companies to submit proposals to regulate Bitcoin and other digital currencies. This follows news that the EU has recently issued warnings on the saf...

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