As a follow up on my previous post, which provided a snapshot of OFW-centered start-up, BeamAndGo, a more in-depth review of its platform is in order. Recall that BeamAndGo focuses on cashless remittance. Through collaboration with local stores and service providers, OFW’s are given another option to support their loved ones at home. Instead of the traditional pera padala, BeamAndGo utilizes...
The 21 Bitcoin Computer's primary objective is to make bitcoin a standard feature of all web services, seeking to put a "bitcoin" button right next to PayPal and credit card options. As the first platform to offer both hardware and software support for Bitcoin, it has been an eye-candy for most of the open source community, myself included. Built on top of the Raspberry Pi, with a customized...
ONLINE merchants selling physical and/or digital goods are slowly adopting Bitcoin as their primary payment method. Bittunes, an indie music marketplace, helps automate payments and ease sales for aspiring big-time musicians. Bittunes is an app that can be downloaded in Google Play. It allows its users to either become Music Makers, Music Movers and Music Promoters. Music Makers are users who u...