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Is the next phase of loyalty marketing a bitcoin enabled Starbucks card?

If you’ve been looking at the numbers on prepaid cards in the US, you may have had to do a double take on the fact that we’re expecting 5% of retail spend (around $200 billion) to go through prepaid this … Continue reading

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What the hell does “mining for bitcoins” really mean?

So where do bitcoins come from?  If you’ve been paying attention, you have probably heard that people can “mine” for bitcoins… almost as if you were deep in a mine covered in dirt searching for gold.  Most people just stop there, but if … Continue reading

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Blurring Boundaries with Bitcoin

Being a savvy global merchant today requires a truly local approach to payments and conversion, but take a step back and this is far from the optimal scenario.  In a fully connected world, why should merchants have to maintain such … Continue reading

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