Bitcoins: The New Age of Currency

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  • Digital Currency at the Tip of You Digits
  • What Is a Bitcoin?
  • What Are the Advantages?
  • How do Bitcoins Work?
  • Bitcoins Rise in the US
  • Who Accepts Bitcoins?
  • Take a Trip to Outer Space
  • Purchase Anonymously
  • Digital Bank Robbery
  • The Future

Digital Currency at the Tip of Your Digits

Bitcoins are the most popular “crypto currency” in the world. Satoshi Nakamoto, a group of anonymous developers, introduced bitcoins to the world five years ago. But the digital currency is taking off now; sparking conversations between the US Federal Reserve's Ben Bernanke and the Bank of England. Cafes and restaurants in San Francisco and Massachusetts already accept bitcoins as a form of payment, but what exactly is the bitcoin and how does it work? BET.com goes inside the latest digital currency trend— Dominique Zonyéé

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