Officials in Cyprus are undecided whether the virtual currency
bitcoin is a hazard or a blessing, with government and central bank officials now changing their tune and saying they expect guidance from their European Union peers.
The website of MtGox suddenly went dark on Tuesday with no explanation, and the company's Tokyo office was empty -- the only activity was outside, where a handful of protesters said they had lost money investing in the virtual currency
How fitting then to accompany it with a virtual currency
Bitcoin, the popular virtual currency
, is facing regulatory hurdles in India.
The clampdown in China may have taken the wind out of bitcoin's rise in value, but demand for the virtual currency
is still rising, particularly in markets where consumers are increasingly turning to mobile devices and computers for online purchases.
BitPesa, a Kenyan start-up, will use the Bitcoin virtual currency
to cut transaction costs for Kenyans working abroad who send home $1.
1 AMAZON launching a virtual currency
called Amazon Coins.
Through this affiliation Tylted's enormous user base will benefit from the rewards and virtual currency
offered by Beintoo's unique platform.
We are heading towards a world where millions of corporate and individualised currencies will be part of a single market, and once their relative exchange value is fixed in real time, the days for individual currency will be over," predicts boss of virtual currency
Jonathon Fisher, head of global consumer finance research at Euromonitor International, said in a report that "Facebook Credits have the potential to become the official currency for the internet in a way that no other virtual currency
before it could ever do.
The campaign includes branded missions, virtual item giveaways and new State Farm-branded promotions that let players earn bonuses of virtual currency
Nobody will actually see a sucre--at least not for awhile--because it's a virtual currency