02 Sep '13, 2am

News junkie's open-source project links Bitcoin with publishers: Ankur Nandwani is a news junkie who keeps hit...

Ankur Nandwani is a news junkie who keeps hitting pay walls. He would pay for content, but not for a subscription. Nandwani, 27, merged his interest in news with Bitcoin, a virtual currency that many people think will change the future of payments. With co-founders Bo Li and Valerie Chao, he developed Bitmonet , an open-source tool that lets publishers accept micropayments in Bitcoin for news stories. Bitmonet is just a side project for Nandwani, who has a day job as a senior software engineer in San Francisco. He started analyzing Bitcoin about six months ago and wanted to grow interest in the virtual currency. "It's all about encouraging bitcoin adoption," Nandwani said. "I think in the early stages of the bitcoin ecosystem.....it's better to increase bitcoin adoption. We can think of making money later." News publishers have struggled to strike the right balance between...

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