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Author Topic: 2013-04-09 Business Today - Will Bitcoin, the virtual currency, rule the future?  (Read 652 times)
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April 09, 2013, 04:11:51 AM

Today, a software programmer sitting in his pad in Bangalore can get video games delivered to his doorstep and not pay for it in rupees. That's because he just paid for it using a type of currency known as bitcoins, which he earned teaching Kannada over Skype to someone in the Americas. Kiran, another computer savvy Mumbai dweller, just sold his car for bitcoins, which he is going to spend at an apartment in Rio De Janeiro.

In the wake of the financial crisis which so severely affects southern Europe, people are increasingly speculating in novel types of currencies in their pursuit of greater financial stability. Millions now use the bitcoins for buying practically anything - ranging from art to home appliances to consumables to entertainment. You can even buy employees at!

This is on their front page along with a few other stories under the category "Must See."
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