Dwolla is an online and mobile payment system, similar to PayPal, however, Dwolla’s fee’s are much lower at $0.25 per transaction over $10, and transactions under $10 free of charge. Like PayPal, Dwolla is based on the US dollar. Un-like PayPal, you can use it to purchase bitcoins at exchanges such as Mt.Gox.
Dwolla has just announced their new mass payment system, appropriately titled MassPay.
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Vietnam’s gold ban, ‘ghost inventories’ in China’s steel industry, more community currencies, possibilities for exotic new transaction types with Bitcoin and more.
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Earlier in the week this story of a fake 10 Oz gold bar found in Manhattan’s jewelry district hit the web.
If you’re worried about your gold or silver, there is an easier way to spot a fake than drilling into your bars. Ultrasonic gauge thickness testing.
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Monetas is a digital finance company run by Johann Gevers and “Fellow Traveler” Chris Odom, the creator of the OpenTransactions open source software. The aim of the business is to build high-end applications using the OT software, and they have just announced two new products.
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New stuff from Open Transactions, Bullion Vault and the ever evolving Bitcoin.
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I have recently heard, from a seemingly very knowledgeable source, that Bitcoin’s Android client is getting offline abilities. This means a transaction can be completed with only the merchant connected to the internet.
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