Posts Tagged: bitcoin

12 Philippine companies that should really start accepting Bitcoin

Executives from four Bitcoin firms called out twelve Philippine companies to accept the cryptocurrency.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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South Korea’s top Bitcoin exchange secures $3M investment to build an entire bitcoin ecosystem

Korbit, Korea’s leading Bitcoin exchange, wallet and merchant processor, has just closed a US$3 million series A funding round led by Soft...

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Uber finds peace in Singapore while facing brickbats in the rest of Asia

Their arrival in Asia continues to be fraught with resistance from all quarters - governments, taxi companies, and even banks.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Making Satoshi proud: This Bitcoin umbrella firm has released six companies in three months

An umbrella company for Bitcoin ventures in the Philippines has already released six of them, and they show no signs of slowing.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 2:37 pm
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Rakuten Super Logistics U.S accepts bitcoin

Could this be one step towards Rakuten the ecommerce giant accepting bitcoin as payment?

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:37 pm
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Pick up your pickaxes and headlamps: here’s how Bitcoin mining works

If you’re new to Bitcoin mining, here’s a guide that explains how it works and how you can get going.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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A Los Angeles crowd goes in search of 36 plastic Angry Bird orbs stuffed with cash. Photo courtesy of Time.

Because we all love free money, startups should try marketing with a @HiddenCash scavenger hunt

An enterprising startup should bring the @HiddenCash concept to Asia, and here’s why.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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How a startup is driving Bitcoin adoption with selfies in the Philippines

Satoshi Citadel Industries, an umbrella company in the Philippines for various Bitcoin-based ventures, has launched its quirkiest product to...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Lost cause or comeback king? BTC China CEO Bobby Lee on the state of Bitcoin in China

"Bitcoin is not easy," he says, but maintains the challenges that Bitcoin faces in China right now are only temporary.

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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The Bitcoin ATM that doubles as an evangelist

The Bitmarket.ph team uses their Bitcoin ATM to get people talking about the cryptocurrency.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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This Japanese politician is crowdfunding a personal trip to the US to study Bitcoin

To avoid spending taxpayer money, Mineyuki Fukuda is using domestic crowdfunding platform ShootingStar to go abroad.

  • August 27, 2014
  • at 4:29 pm
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This bitcoin startup is the first in Asia to make it to the Valley under Boost VC

This bitcoin startup is the 1st in Asia to enter the Valley through Boost VC

“Coin Supermart is the best company coming out of Singapore, and [that’s why] we picked them,” says Adam Draper, CEO of Boost VC.

  • August 25, 2014
  • at 9:55 am
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BitX, a Bitcoin wallet and exchange for emerging markets, raises $800k

BitX wants to push Bitcoin into emerging markets through its wallet, exchange, merchant integration, and API.

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Working on a Bitcoin startup across three continents

BuyBitcoin.ph is trying to become the dominant exchange in the Philippines - even though its co-founders are spread over three continents.

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 10:51 am
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Hours after Typhoon Rammasun slams into Philippines, bitcoin fundraising campaign begins

Hours after Typhoon Rammasun slams into Philippines, bitcoin fundraising campaign begins

People can donate in bitcoin to the typhoon relief operation by scanning a QR code on this donations microsite.

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 3:43 pm
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10 must-follow thought leaders in the Philippine tech scene

Following these business thought leaders will improve your Twitter experience.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Send home your wages using Bitcoin and avoid hefty money transfer fees? That’s now a reality

On June 29, Philippines-based Bitcoin exchange Coins.ph launched its remittance service, SendMoney.ph. The service targets the $24.7 billio...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Tokyo’s first Bitcoin ATM arrives… at a bar in Roppongi

Despite the recent meltdown of Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, the city has received its first fully-operational Bitcoin ATM.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 9:56 pm
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