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UN Paper: Pushing Bitcoin for Third World Issues Can Be 'Techno Colonialism'
A new UN working paper providing an overview of bitcoin has criticised the attitudes of some in the bitcoin community towards the developing world.
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The Quiet Revolution: Bitcoins for Grandma
Just as the Internet tore down informational disparities, technologies like bitcoin tear down economic disparities, says John Biggs.
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Why Wiper Added Bitcoin to Its Disappearing Chat App
Messaging could be the logical starting point for digital currency adoption, according to the CEO of bitcoin-enabled chat app Wiper.
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Policy Experts Talk Transparency in Bitcoin at Foreign Affairs Event
Foreign Affairs hosted an event to discuss the issues around trust where cryptocurrency is involved in global banking, payments and identity.
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Taking Bitcoin Beyond the Banked
Bitcoin is largely still a tool of the relatively privileged. So how do we level the playing field?
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Bitcoin Voucher Startups Aim to Help Africa's Unbanked
British bitcoin service Azteco and South African start-up Xoin have separately launched two services designed for emerging markets.
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Can Bitcoin Deliver on its Promise to the World's Unbanked?
Bitcoin offers financial services for underserved populations, but hurdles still remain before its potential can be realised.
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Bitcoin: A Means for Global Independence
As America celebrates Independence Day, CoinDesk looks at how cryptocurrencies are building a more independent financial world for everyone.
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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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