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Why Should We Care About Blockchain?

By | Sep 9, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Not too long ago, the average person knew nothing or very little about blockchain. In fact, even the average person today is likely still be wondering what it is. However, the need for this technology has emerged, with the necessity to solve issues of…

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Is Ecommerce Ready to Embrace Blockchain?

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm

To anyone who has made ecommerce websites such as Amazon, Ebay, Netflix a daily or even weekly destinations for their online shopping and entertainment needs – the process of paying for what lays in the shopping cart is probably the most abstracted aspect of…

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Blockchain Could Find Success Where Banks Have Failed

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 7:15 am

There’s no denying that blockchain and crypto currencies are disrupting finance as we know it. Initially thought of as a fad, these technologies have now hit the mainstream. What started out as a means of payment for a handful of tech savvy users and…

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Why Investing in Bitcoin Is Still a Good Idea

By | Jun 17, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Bitcoin is the financial asset that’s performed better this year than any other currency, commodity or asset in general. Several factors are helping with this, and many sources reported that 2016 could actually have the perfect setting for this cryptocurrency to break its record…

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The Rise of Bitcoin in our Global Economy

By | Mar 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

Bitcoin is the first digital cryptographic currency (cryptocurrency) that has really taken hold around the world. While several other attempts had been made before Bitcoin, they either never worked correctly or never gained widespread use. Bitcoin, on the other hand, has a deep and…

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Secure Messaging App Wiper Now Allows Bitcoin Transactions

By | Mar 13, 2015 at 10:00 am

Alright, so I think we can all agree mobile messaging is still a pretty hot topic. With acquisitions like Facebook buying WhatsApp late last year, everybody is trying to get their own slice of the pie. Which means one thing, if you want to…

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Choosing a Bitcoin Wallet: The Basics

By | Feb 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

If you want to use Bitcoin, one of the first decisions that you will have to make is which wallet you will be using to store your Bitcoin and make transactions. As Bitcoin is an electronic currency not controlled by a central authority, it…

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Bitcoin to Get its First Licensed US Exchange

By | Jan 31, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Despite the reported price crash of Bitcoin, this crypto-currency remains strong, and there are several reasons to pay attention to it. Recently, on his Reddit’s AMA, Bill Gates stated that he supports Bitcoin, and now, Bitcoin has its own exchange. Coinbase, the Bitcoin wallet and…

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Can Miami Become a Bitcoin-Friendly City?

By | Jan 9, 2015 at 7:00 am

Miami is starting to dig the counterculture vibe of Bitcoin. In the next two weeks, there will be a hackathon and a conference dedicated to Bitcoin. And if that isn’t enough, in the last Art Basel, there was a physical bitcoin faucet art installation…

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Bitcoin Startups and Financial Disruptors: Last Chance to Apply for FinTech Innovation Lab

By | Dec 4, 2014 at 5:39 pm

The FinTech Innovation Lab is a 12-week program that takes place every Spring, and each year, only six companies are selected to take advantage of the connections that can be made in this incubator. FinTech itself is such a hugely exploding growth opportunity for…

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How to Stop Ebola with Bitcoin All Year Long

By | Nov 25, 2014 at 2:30 pm

You know Black Friday and of course Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is a social movement held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and is a day of giving back. Started in 2012 by the UN Foundation and 92nd St Y, #GivingTuesday has become a worldwide sensation,…

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Leetcoin: Ushering in A New Era of Gaming With the Help of Bitcoin

By | Jun 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm

After all the fervor and hype it’s caused over the last year or so, Bitcoin seems to have died down in the news. We’re not reading front page stories about Mt. Gox getting digitally robbed or stories about the imminent success of the crypto…

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A Layman’s Guide to Bitcoin

By | Aug 4, 2011 at 10:00 am

In late July, US customs officials refused entry to British developer “Doctor Nefario,” who had only $600 in cash and planned to pay for his two-month visit in Bitcoins. According to his blog post: “I was questioned and cross examined on […] how I…