Tag: payment

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

Banking & Finance

Technology

Where does the future of Bitcoin lie?

Perhaps one of the most enigmatic trends to hit the technology and finance worlds in recent memory, the viability and future direction of Bitcoin is still very much up in the air. Still yet to break into the mainstream, the spread and uptake of Bitcoin has certainly been slower than its developers would have hoped.…

4 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