by Jaime Rivera | June 3, 2014 5:03 PM
Apple has always been reluctant to accept the participation of virtual currencies in the applications it approves. Even if these don't directly affect Apple in most cases, the legality of virtual currencies like Bitcoin is still one of the biggest international debates. Still, Apple can't just decide to block an imminent future, and it has decided to change its policies on the matter. The company has decided to ease on its policy for virtual currencies, but as with everything, there is a catch. The new rule states that: "Apps may facilitate transmission of approved virtual currencies ...
by Jaime Rivera | February 6, 2014 4:28 PM
Apple's dislike for Bitcoin has now become more popular than ever. The company has nuked Bitcoin wallet apps like BitPak and Coinbaise recently, and it's still hard to understand why. Surely the cyber-currency has been a target for many debates lately, specially when you try to figure out who started it, and yet, we've seen it gain popularity everywhere, except on Apple's App Store. Today Cupertino decided to remove Blockchain, the last and most popular Bitcoin wallet that was left. If you were lucky enough to already have the app on your device, you can still keep using it though. The ...
by Joe Levi | January 14, 2014 7:24 AM
Using your smartphone or tablet as a wallet isn't all that new. I had wonderful wallet programs that held virtual versions of my cards, numbers, barcodes, and even pictures way back when I had my Newton and on my first Pocket PCs. The convenience of yesterday's digital wallet wasn't anywhere near that which it is today. Back then a digital wallet was nothing more that a convenient place for you to store your numbers so they were right there with you. Now, however, your "digital wallet" is just that. Your phone can hold your credit cards, reward cards, even your plane ticket. I use Google ...
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