21 Jan '14, 10am

Bitcoin is not just digital currency. It's Napster for finance.

Bitcoin is not just digital currency. It's Napster for finance.

In the next year, Bitcoin will start its transformation from a mere currency into an entire open-source, decentralized exchange for everything from futures contracts to car rentals. By David Z. Morris FORTUNE -- In 2013, bitcoin's valuation didn't just skyrocket, but its infrastructure, services, and adoption exploded as well, culminating in recent announcements that major online retailer Overstock.com and NBA team the Sacramento Kings would accept the digital currency as payment. Some still doubt bitcoin's usefulness and durability , but 2014 may leave skeptics even further behind -- developers and entrepreneurs are already hard at work building features on top of the Bitcoin protocol that will allow for the decentralized execution of financial services, from currency hedging to loans to stock issuance to rental and purchase contracts. These new services rely on the same ...

Full article: http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2014/01/21/bitcoin-platform/

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