10 May '13, 5am

Boot up: Apple v photos, Amazon's 3D phone?, ninja Google searching and more: Plus Bitcoin gets some venture c...

Boot up: Apple v photos, Amazon's 3D phone?, ninja Google searching and more: Plus Bitcoin gets some venture c...

We have been thinking about and looking to make an investment in the Bitcoin ecosystem for several years. Today, we are happy to be able to talk about our first investment in the sector. We have made an investment in Coinbase along with our friends at Ribbit Capital, SV Angel and Funders Club. We believe that Bitcoin represents something fundamental and powerful, an open and distributed Internet peer to peer protocol for transferring purchasing power. It reminds us of SMTP, HTTP, RSS, and BitTorrent in its architecture and openness. Like what happened with those other low level protocols, entrepreneurs and developers are now building technology on top of Bitcoin to make it more useful, more accessible, and more secure.

Full article: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2013/may/10/tec...

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