23 Aug '12, 1pm

Oh, the irony: Startup launching Bitcoin debit cards in two months: Bitcoin is about to enter the physical real

Oh, the irony: Startup launching Bitcoin debit cards in two months: Bitcoin is about to enter the physical real

Bitcoin is about to enter the physical real world now that startup BitInstant aims to create a debit card system based on the BTC currency. You may remember hearing about the P2P puesdo-currency Bitcoin: a virtual monetary system that allows users to pay anonymously, bypass bank regulations, and avoid transfer and withdrawal fees. Last year, Bitcoin experienced quite a crash and security breach that made the currency nearly worthless – dropping from the exchange rate of $17 to merely a few pennies. Bitcoin has surprisingly got itself back together in the past months, and now a New York City-based startup wants to normalize its use again by introducing a Bitcoin debit card system. Known as BitInstant , this Bitcoin debit card would act like your average prepaid card that you can use to make every day purchases, withdraw money, or transfer amounts to friends and merchants. T...

Full article: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/bitcoin-debit-cards/

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