Digital Gold is an Invaluable Page-Turner

Title: Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money Author: Nathaniel Popper Publication date: 19th May 2015 Summary: Remember the headlines that first mentioned bitcoin, Mt. Gox, the Silk Road and Bitcoin Jesus? Those were fleeting peaks on the events unfolding behind closed doors in the development of bitcoin. Digital Gold is your backstage pass to those events. It’s a compelling and extensive narrative that gives a reader a personal look at the heroes and villains of bitcoin’s brief history. Digital Gold presents…

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GetGems iOS App Glitters But It’s Still Seeking Gold

Name of product: GetGems. What it is: Mobile messaging app with built-in, bitcoin-based incentivization token. Made by: GetGems.Who’s behind it: Israeli developer Daniel Peled, with $400,000 in strategic investment from Magma VC and $780,000 raised in its initial crowdsale.Cost: Free to download. Date launched: 29th April 2015. Basic summary: GetGems is a decentralized social messaging app built on open-source software provided by popular encrypted messenger Telegram. The app allows users to send and receive both bitcoin (BTC) and its native digital token, GEMZ. Billed as “the first messaging app that…

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