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Bitcoin: A 21st Century Currency Explained By a Wall Street Veteran
Wall Street veteran Jason Leibowitz answers questions about how bitcoin was created, how it works and why it matters.
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Kenyan High Court Hears BitPesa Case Against Safaricom
The Kenyan High Court heard a case brought by bitcoin startup BitPesa against mobile money giant Safaricom two days ago.
Mobile Phone with Money in Kenya / Flickr / whiteafrican

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Igot Expands Exchange and Remittance Services to Kenya
Bitcoin firm igot has expanded to Kenya following the acquisition of a local cryptocurrency exchange and integration with a mobile payments platform.
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What Bitcoin Can Learn From Mobile Money's Journey
Many of the greatest challenges faced by bitcoin today mirror those of its predecessor – mobile money.
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How BitPesa Plans to Reduce Friction in the Remittances Market
The socially-focused bitcoin startup aims to "cut through" the inefficiencies in international remittances and underdeveloped banking systems.
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37Coins Plans Worldwide Bitcoin Access With SMS-Based Wallet
The startup aims to provide universal bitcoin access via wallet that can be used on any cellphone.
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When Will Bitcoin Be Truly Inclusive?
The Bitcoin Foundation is trying to make bitcoin more inclusive. That's a tall order.
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BitPesa Uses Bitcoin to Slash Kenyan Remittance Costs
A new Kenyan company plans to use bitcoin, targeting the country's $1.17bn annual remittance market.
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What do influential people think about bitcoin?
The more influential people who talk about bitcoin, positive or negative, the better off it will probably be.
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Afghanistan's first recorded bitcoin transaction?
Robert Viglione makes possibly the first recorded bitcoin transaction in Afghanistan.
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