Tag: payment method

Technology

Will Bitcoin really become a universal currency?

  There has hardly been a more intriguing, controversial or divisive invention in the history of finance than Bitcoin. While it has taken its time to draw universal attention and is still some way from becoming a mainstream item, there are plenty of indications to suggest that it will one day fulfil its potential as…

14 Aug 2014, by test test

Technology

4 reasons why Bitcoin is better than conventional money

Bitcoin, still very much a nascent trend, is nonetheless continuing to show signs of steady growth as businesses and consumers alike explore the opportunities involved. But just where does Bitcoin's appeal lie and why is it having everyone from retailers to investors raving? As the most well-known and widespread form of 'cryptocurrency' today, Bitcoin is…

10 Jul 2014, by test test

Technology

Bitcoin isn’t for me? Think again.

First introduced as an open source software in 2009 by developer Satoshi Nakamoto, the peer-to-peer payment system Bitcoin is gathering popularity fast for the last two years, as the network stabilised in 2013. As the number of Bitcoin users grows locally and globally, Australian retailers need to recognise the opportunity this trend brings - Statistics show that…

28 May 2014, by test test