Using Bitcoin (and other crypto currencies) in daily life

This is a small collection of 5 learning resources about how are people using (or planning on using) bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in daily life as currency to buy and sell goods/services?

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A London startup is launching a debit card that lets you spend bitcoin - Evening Standard (2017)

2017: "A London-startup headed by a Credit Suisse veteran is launching a new debit card that it claims will allow people to spend cryptocurrencies across the UK. The London Blo...

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Bitcoin briefly jumps more than 11% after news Square is testing the digital currency - CNBC (2017)

The digital currency briefly surges to within 10 percent of its record high hit last Wednesday.

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Ending Bitcoin Support (2018)

Starting today, we are winding down support for Bitcoin payments. Over the next three months we will work with affected Stripe users to ensure a smooth transition. "This has ...

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Even If It Fails: Why Dash Could Have a Lasting Impact on Crypto Adoption - CoinDesk - CoinDesk (2018)

Few cryptocurrency projects are evangelizing in emerging markets as aggressively as dash, giving $2.3 million to communities in the developing world.

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IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency (2017)

2017: "IIn a remarkably frank talk at a Bank of England conference, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund has speculated that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have ...

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