Author: JM Erestain

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BitforTip – Knowledge is Money No Comments

Ever had that feeling what you know is useless and trivial? Well, nowadays, the market for answers is open, because of BitforTip, a Bitcoin-based answers site is now online wherein you can either ask a paid question, or answer and earn! To use BitforTip to ask questions, one must first fund their account with Bitcoins. Once your account is funded, you can now set a reward for your question, and...


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Rebit.PH Going Strong No Comments

Recently, Rebit.PH - a Bitcoin remittance startup based here in the Philippines partnered with some notable companies around the globe. Rebit.PH is slowly growing, branching out not only to provide domestic or say, local remittances, but is easing the processes of Bitcoin remittance from overseas through the help of key partners across the globe. One of those partners we mentioned above, is th...


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The Search for the 2015 GreenOvators | Round 1 No Comments

Early August, a young emerging hack-a-thon called “The Search for the 2015 GreenOvators” started the search for ideas with the potential to make a revolution in the greening of MSMEs (Micro Small Medium Enterprises). The workshop and hack-a-thon’s first round out of three was last Saturday, August 29 2015. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="488"] The Search for the 2015 Greenovat...


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What do the Balikbayan Box Inspections Mean for OFWs? No Comments

Recently, the Philippine government stated that Balikbayan Boxes are now subject to inspections under the Bureau of Customs (BOC). The contents of these boxes were previously un-taxed and since it contained gifts from Overseas Filipino Workers to their loved ones in the Philippines. Now that the boxes are subject to inspection due to recent smuggling issues regarding these boxes, what exactly w...


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Katalyst VC | Exclusive Interview No Comments

Earlier this week, NewsBTC Philippines interviewed Katalyst's Joe Maristela. An angel investor in FinTech and Bitcoin related ventures.   NEWSBTC Philippines: What drove each of you to start Katalyst.ph? It was a series of independent deals earlier in 2015 that led to us getting organized and putting together a structure around us to help us act on more opportunities in a more effi...


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Bitcoin Organization Philippines Events & Updates | YouthHack Meet No Comments

The Bitcoin Organization Philippines or BOP is a nonprofit organization, and a community of Filipino Bitcoin enthusiasts, where each can share ideas, speculate and organize meetings/meet-ups with fellow Bitcoiners. July 25, 2015 - Saturday, the organization had a meet-up, and hosted a booth at YouthHack Manila 2015's Startup Fair.   [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="235"] M...


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MobileShop.ph – Load ba kamo? Crypto na! No Comments

Maraming Pilipino ang gumagamit ng kanilang mga telepono araw-araw. Lahat ng ito’y may mga postpaid na plano sa mga telcom na kompanya, kundi naman ay bumibili ng load credits sa sari-sari store. Maraming walang oras pumuntang sari-sari store para lang bumili ng load, at marami naming wala ring transportasyon! Ngayon, puwede ka nang magbayad kung san ka man naroroon! Load gamit ang Bitcoin, Doge...


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NuDroid – Magtago ng Bitcoin, Matulog nang Mahimbing No Comments

Isa sa pinakamalalaking problema ng paggamit ng Bitcoin ang pabago-bagong presyo ng perang ito. Marami nang beses bumagsak ang halaga nito, mula sa matataas na presyo. Ngunit, ngayon, mayroon na tayong madaling paraan na itago ang ating pera, at saan pa kundi sa ating mga telepono? Ang NuDroid ay isang Nubit wallet kung saan puwede mong ipadala ang inyong Bitcoin at itago ito sa halaga niya sa Do...



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Can Paper Wallets be the Future of Mass Adoption? 1 Comment

Paper wallets are slips or sheets of paper which contains a Bitcoin Private Key and/or a QR code for cold BTC Storage. Right now, the popularity of paper wallets is slowly increasing, as the market for tangible or so people say, “Physical Bitcoins” increases. There are a few paper wallet suppliers available for collectors, and some also cater to the wider range of masses in places including th...


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