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“Bitcoin and the brick-and-mortar” piece for Women 2.0’s #TechTuesday series.

What if Bitcoin were more than an online, clandestine method of payment? What if it (or something like it) became the standard for how we pay, online or in-store? Bitcoin – or cryptocurrencies in general – does not need to be relegated to the digital world alone. With its rise in popularity, it would seem only natural that Bitcoin would enter the realm of the brick-and-mortar store.

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As more consumers turn to their mobile devices for payment, they’re also looking for more secure ways to pay, with security being the primary concern related to mobile payments for 28% of respondents. Bitcoin addresses both the trend towards mobile payments and the need for security.