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Bitcoin and Canadian Pensions – Traditional Investment in Canadian Bitcoin No Comments

Canada continues to broaden horizons and lead the way with adoption and acceptance of Bitcoin and blockchain technology into a growing group of industries. To further mark this process OMERS Ventures, an arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), who has previously backed some of the most high-profile companies in the Canadian tech sector, is now including blockchain techn...


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Bitcoin at the CNE… How can Bitcoin work amidst chaos? No Comments

The Canadian National Exhibition is now running in Toronto until Labour Day weekend. This bittersweet event for Torontonians marks the start of the days where we can ride rickety contraptions, eat deep-fried anything and try our luck at games of chance in hopes of winning a stuffed representation of popular cartoon characters. It also marks the (un)official countdown to the end of summer which ha...


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Another Exchange for Canadian Bitcoin Trading? No Comments

The Canadian regulatory environment is more relaxed currently than our American neighbours so it is a logical extension of any serious Bitcoin exchange to offer Canadian Bitcoin Trading services to crypto-hungry Canadians. Coinbase will be offering Bitcoin trading to Canadian users. Coinbase has been on a steady expansion path moving beyond the US and into Europe with additional Global plans a...


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Bitcoin on Etsy – Stuff from Etsy For Bitcoin Enthusiasts No Comments

We looked up bitcoin on Etsy so you don't have to and these are our findings (only the interesting things made this list). Type in bitcoin on Etsy and you get almost 3000 search results but the problem is that more than half of them are not even related to bitcoin products at all. Many results showed only mention of the store accepting bitcoin as payment but not the variety of Bitcoin produ...



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Australia joins the digital currency movement. Is Canada Ready For The Cashless Society? No Comments

Are You Ready For The Cashless Society? Australia may be joining other countries in this movement towards a World without cash... The end of money as we know it is almost certain as Bitcoin and digital currency continue to gain momentum in the mainstream. Although some critics claim that Bitcoin is only for geeks and criminals it is becoming increasingly clear that this will not be for the fore...



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Ethereum Frontier Launch No Comments

This week is a big week for the Ethereum project. Thursday will be the launch of Frontier the first release for this ambitious and potentially revolutionary platform. Here are the MeetUp details: http://www.meetup.com/torontoethereum/events/224231457/   What is Ethereum? Here are some select words which sum up the project well: Ethereum is a blockchain-based virtual mach...


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Crowdfunding with Bitcoin No Comments

One of the most amazing things about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency is the speed at which things move and progress. It is easy to send payments to anyone so it is very easy to pay people to develop products and services. This is combined with the additional security of knowing that transactions are secure so the potential for funding projects becomes more open. Alternative cryptocurrencies (a.k.a. ...


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