• BitBeat: More People Know About Bitcoin, But Few Willing to Use It - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 27 Aug '14, 9pm

    We can sympathize, to a point. Raising a child these days is expensive, and new parents can use all the help they can get. But can you imagine the problems on the playground that name would carry for a young child? “Satoshi” is a normal enough name – for a Japanese boy. Satoshi Bitcoi...

  • BitBeat: Bitcoin Accepted Here; Dollars, Not So Much - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 22 Aug '14, 7pm

    - St. Petersburg is going coco loco for bitcoin. The city on Florida’s west coast may not be anybody’s idea of a bitcoin hotbed, but it does seem like affection for the cryptocurrency is growing. Today the St. Petersburg Museum of History announced that it will start accepting bitcoin...

  • How Currencies Hit the Price of Your Beer - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 16 Aug '14, 3pm

    Nothing makes one realize a currency is overvalued than having to overpay for beer in a foreign country. CLSA strategist Christopher Wood says he was “gobsmacked” in Singapore when he paid 16 Singapore dollars, or $12.80, for a pint of beer recently. Like the way the Economist measure...

  • K-Pop Attracts Louis Vuitton Investment

    K-Pop Attracts Louis Vuitton Investment - Korea Real Time

    blogs.wsj.com 21 Aug '14, 7am

    By Jonathan Cheng @JChengWSJ [email protected] Jonathan Cheng Biography CONNECT @JChengWSJ [email protected] Jonathan Cheng Biography South Korean singer Psy performs his hit “Gangnam Style” during a morning television appearance in central Sydney, in this file picture taken...

  • How Currencies Hit the Price of Your Beer - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 15 Aug '14, 10am

    Nothing makes one realize a currency is overvalued than having to overpay for beer in a foreign country. CLSA strategist Christopher Wood says he was “gobsmacked” in Singapore when he paid 16 Singapore dollars, or $12.80, for a pint of beer recently. Like the way the Economist measure...

  • How Currencies Hit the Price of Your Beer - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 15 Aug '14, 12pm

    Nothing makes one realize a currency is overvalued than having to overpay for beer in a foreign country. CLSA strategist Christopher Wood says he was “gobsmacked” in Singapore when he paid 16 Singapore dollars, or $12.80, for a pint of beer recently. Like the way the Economist measure...

  • Fukushima Rice Exports to Resume; First Batch Headed to Singapore. By @JunHongoWSJ via @wsjasia

    Fukushima Rice Exports to Resume; First Batch to Singapore - Japan Real Time

    blogs.wsj.com 19 Aug '14, 1am

    Japanese farmers plant rice seedlings in Tamura city, 15 kilometers west of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in May 2013. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images The National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations said it would resume exports of rice produced in Fukus...

  • German Startup Says Its New Chip Halves Bitcoin Mining Energy - Digits

    blogs.wsj.com 15 Aug '14, 12pm

    Sebastian Krause, CEO of Asicrising GmbH. Asicrising GmbH A German start-up is looking for funding to produce a new high-performance microchip that it says would make bitcoin mining much less energy intensive, and thus cheaper. This is important because ‘mining’ the cryptocurrency—ess...

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