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How bitcoin is moving money in Africa - USA TODAY

How bitcoin is moving money in Africa - USA TODAY | money money money | Scoop.it


It's OK to admit that you still don't know what bitcoin is — but you may now officially be behind the curve. Because all of Africa could soon be getting onboard.

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BitBeat: China Dings Bitcoin Again - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: China Dings Bitcoin Again - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

- Beijing still seems to matter for the price of bitcoin. Given that Chinese trading in the digital currency has dried up considerably since the government first started cracking down on banks’ interactions with bitcoin businesses in December, you’d think the market’s capacity to be surprised might have similarly dried up.

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​'Bitcoin better than any form of money that has ever existed before' - RT

​'Bitcoin better than any form of money that has ever existed before' - RT | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin is shaping up to be the currency of the future, enabling people to send and receive money anywhere in the world free of charge in a currency that govts are unable to control, Roger Ver, bitcoin investor and the CEO of Memory Dealers told to RT.

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The World's First Bitcoin Debit Card Is Almost Here - Wired

The World's First Bitcoin Debit Card Is Almost Here - Wired | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin may be the future of digital money, but it has a big problem here in the United States: why use it to buy anything when millions of merchants already accept debit and credit cards?

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Bitcoin Enthusiast And Filmmaker Has A Theory For Why Mt. Gox Failed - Business Insider

Bitcoin Enthusiast And Filmmaker Has A Theory For Why Mt. Gox Failed - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it

Perhaps no Bitcoin story is more well known to the mainstream — and haunts Bitcoin evangelists more — than the rise and fall of Mt. Gox.





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New Bitcoin Movie Introduces You To The Many White Dudes Working On Bitcoin

New Bitcoin Movie Introduces You To The Many White Dudes Working On Bitcoin | money money money | Scoop.it
'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin' paints, as you might expect from the title, a rosy picture of the digital currency.
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Bitcoin now has debit cards as well as ATMs

Bitcoin now has debit cards as well as ATMs | money money money | Scoop.it
A bitcoin debit card launched by Xapo plans to make bitcoin as easy to use as cash. (Bitcoin now has debit cards as well as ATMs.
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Fatcat bankers have received £80BILLION in bonuses since eruption of financial crisis in 2008

Fatcat bankers have received £80BILLION in bonuses since eruption of financial crisis in 2008 | money money money | Scoop.it
Critics branded the money raked in by financial sector workers – while millions of families are still suffering – a “national disgrace” (Fatcat bankers have received £80BILLION in bonuses since eruption of financial crisis in 2008
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New Digital Currency Litecoin Gains Ground On Bitcoin - ValueWalk

New Digital Currency Litecoin Gains Ground On Bitcoin - ValueWalk | money money money | Scoop.it

The bitcoin is not alone. Most people are not aware that the success of the bitcoin has spawned a wave ofcopycat digital currencies. The vast majority of these copycat virtual currencies will sink little noticed into the sea of history, but a few, such as the litecoin, may actually emerge to compete with the bitcoin as the new currency for the 21st century.

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Profits in America may have peaked for this cycle - The Economist

Profits in America may have peaked for this cycle - The Economist | money money money | Scoop.it

ARE corporate profits at last running out of steam? The lead-up to the first-quarter results season on Wall Street was marked by an unusually large number of profit warnings, such as that from Chevron, an oil group. According to Morgan Stanley, an investment bank, earnings estimates for S&P 500 companies were revised down by 4.4 percentage points in the first quarter.

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Why Bitcoin Is An Incredible Force For Good

An updated view of where I think Bitcoin is headed, how to get started with Bitcoin if you haven't already, and how digital money will make ATM machines (and most bank branches) obsolete within five years. Send me some Bitcoin love: 1NuHdXyFQgmiHthWe8zXLcDqH7R68HGW8w

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Data from several euro-zone countries suggest the bloc's economy is gradually gaining steam

Data from several euro-zone countries suggest the bloc's economy is gradually gaining steam | money money money | Scoop.it
Data from several euro-zone countries suggest the bloc's economy is gradually gaining steam, even in the face of a mounting geopolitical crisis involving one of Germany's major trading partners, Russia.
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Virtual Mining Bitcoin News » Bitcoin and the cultural movement behind alternative currencies

Virtual Mining Bitcoin News » Bitcoin and the cultural movement behind alternative currencies | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin “could very well be a bubble or a blip, but it is a manifestation of an enormous and important cultural shift”, according to boutique ad agency Sparks & Honey. The firm has recently released a presentation, called “The End of Money as We Know It”, which explores the rise of the cultural movement behind alternative currencies and highlights the potential tipping points in their adoption.

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The World’s First Bitcoin Debit Card Is Almost Here | Enterprise | WIRED

The World’s First Bitcoin Debit Card Is Almost Here | Enterprise | WIRED | money money money | Scoop.it
Xapo, a company that offers online bitcoin wallets, says it's two months away from introducing the first debit card that will let you spend your bitcoins at any place that takes Visa or MasterCard.
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Bitcoin Runner-Up Litecoin Emerges as Low-Price Challenger: Tech - Businessweek

Bitcoin Runner-Up Litecoin Emerges as Low-Price Challenger: Tech - Businessweek | money money money | Scoop.it

Merchants and investors are taking notice of litecoin, which is pitched by its developers as cheaper to generate, more plentiful and easier to use for small transactions than bitcoin. While prices for both have slid since a surge late last year, litecoin’s remains about 490 percent higher than six months ago, compared with about 140 percent for bitcoin. Daily litecoin transactions also have climbed faster.

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Bitcoin's Promise Goes Far Beyond Payments - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Bitcoin's Promise Goes Far Beyond Payments - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

Digital currencies like Bitcoin have captured the attention of the media, entrepreneurs, and regulators. The coverage has described exchange meltdowns, price volatility, and government crackdowns. However, the focus on Bitcoin as a currency may distract businesses and governments from its disruptive impact: as a technology.

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How bitcoin is like the internet in the 80s

Does your dad keep asking you to explain Bitcoin? Here. Just send this.
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Is Bitcoin Here to Stay? A Quick Guide to Cryptocurrency - Forbes

Is Bitcoin Here to Stay? A Quick Guide to Cryptocurrency - Forbes | money money money | Scoop.it


Virtual currencies, notably Bitcoin, have recently gained traction in the media as potential investment vehicles.

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Bitcoin 'cheaper and safer' alternative to fiat money - RT

Bitcoin 'cheaper and safer' alternative to fiat money - RT | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin is a global phenomenon and will gain in popularity across the world, even despite hostile attitudes toward the crypto-currency from state authorities, experts at Moscow’s first-ever Bitcoin conference told RT.


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Can you explain bitcoin in a 2-minute video?

Can you explain bitcoin in a 2-minute video? | money money money | Scoop.it
Understand the News (Watch this and you'll finally understand #Bitcoin: http://t.co/aKbvOheCGD)
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Former U.S. Fed chair Ben Bernanke regrets view he favoured Wall Street over ... - Financial Post

Former U.S. Fed chair Ben Bernanke regrets view he favoured Wall Street over ... - Financial Post | money money money | Scoop.it


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Ben Bernanke said one of his few regrets from his tenure as chair of the U.S.

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How the banking crash sparked a credit union boom

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Ellie Mae O'Hagan: People are turning away from casino finance and towards a more democratic system that improves quality of life
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Wall Street Greed and the Corrupt Global Banking Cartel: Too Big to Prosecute? Not for a California Jury

Wall Street Greed and the Corrupt Global Banking Cartel: Too Big to Prosecute? Not for a California Jury | money money money | Scoop.it

Sixteen of the world’s largest banks have been caught colluding to rig global interest rates.  Why are we doing business with a corrupt global banking cartel?


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Thomas H. Greco: The End of Money and the Liberation of Exchange: Part 1

Thomas H. Greco: The End of Money and the Liberation of Exchange: Part 1 | money money money | Scoop.it

Thomas H. Greco: The End of Money and the Liberation of Exchange: A path toward social harmony and universal prosperity. 

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What is Bitcoin? A quick guide to the virtual currency, how it works, and its ... - The Independent

What is Bitcoin? A quick guide to the virtual currency, how it works, and its ... - The Independent | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin is currently a more reliable store of value for journalists than it is for investors. The concept of a ‘digital cryptocurrency’ and its association with various shady goings-on has turned the virtual currency into a symbol for the digital age.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation