Julio Peralta-Paulino

15 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @inkrealm | writer.

Here's why Bitcoin is the future of money

The interesting thing about Bitcoin isn't what it is today. What's interesting is that this experiment is turning into a serious proving ground for the idea of "crypto-currency," digitally created currency protected by powerful cryptography.<p>Crypto-currency is traceable, more portable than paper …

Bitcoin

PayPal considers accepting BitCoin payments

PayPal CEO John Donahoe is considering ways of implementing BitCoins into PayPal’s digital transaction network. He says that he’s watching Bitcoins …

Bitcoin: how I made a virtual fortune

About a year ago I bought 30 Bitcoins, the online peer-to-peer crypto-currency, for about £3 each using a European website called Bitstamp.net. Bitcoins appealed to my inner crypto-anarchist and I felt they had great potential. Unlike real money, they are decentralised and transactions are free; no …

Bitcoin fuels Africa's banking revolution

Bitcoin has landed in Kenya. The online currency that was, until recently, the preserve of tech entrepreneurs and only the most pioneering …

Dell becomes largest retailer to accept bitcoin payments

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr/Zach Copley<p>Gigaom’s Derrick Harris said last year that Dell, upon going private, “should let its freak flag fly …

Citibank Is Working On Its Own Digital Currency, Citicoin

In a move that should be of no surprise to anyone familiar with the space, Citibank has admitted to running a test platform for digital currencies and is pondering its own solution, CitiCoin.<p>According to the International Business Times, Citigroup has built its own digital currency based on bitcoin …

Yelp Now Identifies Bitcoin-Friendly Businesses

Yelp is going after the cryptocurrency-users-who-lunch demographic.<p>The online reviewing service works as a guide for users looking for local …

Apple now accepting Bitcoin wallet apps again

Having recently clarified its position on virtual currencies in the App Store (hint: Apple doesn’t hate them as much as you thought it did!), we’re starting to see certain iOS apps which deal in Bitcoin being approved for availability in the App Store again.<p>One of the first is CoinPocket, an app …

Is BBVA the Most Bitcoin-Friendly Bank?

Cointelegraph spoke with Jose Rodriguez, the VP of payments at Bitso, a Mexican based Bitcoin exchange, payment processor and Ripple Gateway, on the …

Banking

Group 3

Although Bitcoin is more than 7 years old, making payments on the network is still a rather cumbersome task. With a user interface that requires …

Algorithmic Improvements Give Bitcoin Mining an AsicBoost

Timo Hanke, a mathematical researcher and cryptocurrency expert, in collaboration with Sergio Demian Lerner, a renowned security expert, has …

Bitcoin

Russia is considering legislation that would send bitcoin users to jail for up to 7 years

Are you an avid bitcoin user in Russia? If so, you could end up in jail.<p>The Russian Finance Ministry is preparing to introduce legislation next month that would fine and jail digital currency users, according to Bloomberg. The legislation, which was amended last month, has multiple tiers of …

What does Western Union Want With Digital Currency Group?

<b>Bitcoin has often been referred to as the disruption of the remittance sector, due to its global availability and low fees when sending money around</b> …