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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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OPINION: Is Getting into Bitcoin Worth It? No Comments

As a fourteen-year-old high school student who has to balance studying for a test and writing up an article, you’d assume my answer definitely has to be a yes, but say you had yourself quite a debt, and you’re flat broke with not a single peso in your pocket. Could bitcoin save you from such a crisis? Well, yes. As long as you have skill and talent you can pretty much at least get somewhere...


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The Filipino Kickstarter to Using Bitcoin | Part 2 No Comments

If you’ve read the first part of this episodic informative article series, then you should be introduced to bitcoin already. You should already have a bitcoin wallet, know your bitcoin address and you should have an active presence in the community. So you’ve gotten yourself some bitcoin, now what are you going to do with it? You’re not exactly going to twiddle your thumbs again until someth...


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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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Why Your Business Should Care About Bitcoin in the Philippines No Comments

Bitcoin has become inescapable all around the world. From the headlines in the papers to the top story in tonight's news coverage, every now and then people talk about bitcoin, be it about a new service that accepts it or a rise or fall in exchange rates. But here in the Philippines, why should you care? Does the local sari-sari store even accept bitcoin? Does that person by the street even know w...


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Bitcoin sa Perspektibong Pangekonomiya No Comments

Ayon sa gobyerno ng Pilipinas, inaasahang magkaroon ng 7% na paglaki sa ekonomiya ng Pilipinas ngayong taong 2015. Habang nananatiling napakaoptimistiko pa ang pamahalaan mula sa mahinang paglaki noong unang kapat na nagpakita ng pinakamababang pagangat sa ekonomiya sa tatlong taon nang nakalilipas. Sinabi naman ng World Bank na makakatulong ang pagkakaroon ng mga remittance at pagbagsak ng presyo...


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The Philippine Bitcoin Scene No Comments

If you've lived under a rock for the past few years, you probably still don't even know what Bitcoin is. To give you a quick rundown, Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer digital currency. You'd probably think, "a what now?" Bitcoins are the currency of the internet, and is slowly being accepted as an alternative payment method due to its customer friendly transactions and ease of use, which...


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