Casares compared the power of bitcoin in the developing
world to the cellphone.
Casares did some research online and arranged a meeting in a Palo Alto cafe with someone he connected ... Read More
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This is similar to the way bitcoin was being used in China, before the government crac... Read More
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“Bitcoin technology is pretty confusing to the average guy here, but most university students understand it. Students on campus are very enthusiastic about cryptocurrency. There’s a CCN chapter in... Read More
Earlier this week, Argentinians suffered from another wake up call. Western Union will no longer accept money transfers between USD and Argentinian Pesos. At the end of May, new stricter regulations o... Read More
However, detractors of such claims are equally wrong in their pronouncements. Bitcoin certainly can help people anywhere around the world, from Iran to Argentina and even China and Africa, protect the... Read More
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