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  • Coinbase Set to Open First Bitcoin Exchange in the US Today

    thenextweb.com 26 Jan '15, 6am

    Bitcoin wallet service Coinbase will launch the US’ first Bitcoin exchange later today, reports The Wall Street Journal . The news comes just days after the Winklevoss twins announced their plans to open a Bitcoin exchange this year. The exchange will allow individuals and companies t...

  • Winklevoss Twins to Launch US-only Bitcoin Exchange

    thenextweb.com 23 Jan '15, 7am

    After dabbling in various Bitcoin-related ventures that have gone south in the past couple of years, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are betting on themselves by heading up the first regulated Bitcoin exchange for customers in the US . Set to launch in the coming months, Gemini will allo...

  • Betabook will put a whiteboard in your handbag or backpack

    Betabook Will Put A Whiteboard In Your Handbag Or Backpack

    thenextweb.com 09 Jan '15, 2am

    It may look like a notebook, but the Betabook is something quite different. It’s a portable whiteboard, a rewritable dry erase surface with a book form factor that gives you all the advantages of a whiteboard on the go. Why not just carry around a notebook for jotting down your though...

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    92% off the Ruby On Rails 'Rookie To Rockstar' Bundle

    thenextweb.com 19 Dec '14, 11am

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  • You can now buy Windows Phone and Xbox apps and content with Bitcoin

    Microsoft Begins Accepting Bitcoin for Apps and Content

    thenextweb.com 11 Dec '14, 6am

    Microsoft has just begun accepting Bitcoin payments for its US users to make digital purchases from from Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox Games, Xbox Music, and Xbox Video stores. Users who want to buy apps, games, and other content using the digital currency can log in to the Billing sec...

  • Bitcoin Vault Xapo Launches on iOS and Android

    thenextweb.com 13 Nov '14, 6pm

    Bitcoin vault service Xapo has launched on mobile with the release of iOS and Android apps. While Xapo already released an earlier unoptimized version of the Android app on Google Play in October, today marks its official launch. Xapo made a name for itself in the bitcoin world with i...

  • Print Photos on Your Adidas Sneakers. Why not?

    thenextweb.com 20 Nov '14, 5pm

    Just because you CAN print photos on your shoes, doesn’t mean you should. But that hasn’t stopped Adidas from continuing on its mission to bring the mi ZX FLUX customizable sneaker to millions more people. As noted by PetaPixel , the hitherto Europe-only service was quietly rolled out...

  • Singapore's Infocomm wants to invest in European startups and prepare them for business in Asia - The Next Web

    thenextweb.com 21 Oct '14, 9am

    Singapore’s Infocomm Investments is expanding the scope of its $200 million fund to include European startups. Establishing a base in London, the firm will look to co-invest in high-growth tech companies that want to expand into the Asian market. Infocomm is hoping that its contacts i...