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How Bitcoin Works Under the Hood

This is one of the clearest and best explanations of the inner workings of Bitcoin. What it means to own, send or mine Bitcoins, as well as an explanation of what Bitcoin really is.

Source: Curiosinventor

Great explanation of how Bitcoin works from a technical perspective for those of you with a computer science background that want to learn more about how it actually works.

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The emerging virtual currency Bitcoin explained on TED

Currency — the bills and coins you carry in your wallet and in your bank account is founded on marketing, on the belief that banks and governments are trustworthy.

Source: TED

Now, Paul Kemp-Robertson walks us through a new generation of currency, supported by that same marketing … but on behalf of a private brand. From Nike Sweat Points to bottles of Tide (which are finding an unexpected use in illegal markets), meet the non-bank future of currencies.

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Introduction to Bitcoin – the world’s leading virtual currency

Bitcoin presentation by programmer Robert McNally. Gives you an overview of what you need to know about Bitcoin:

 

Bitcoin as an emerging electronic money, digital currency in the international arena has been a large degree of recognition, deep into the daily life. Can be used to buy a cup of coffee, but can also be directly converted into real money. In China, bitcoin is still is a “fashionable”, and Baidu now accept bitcoin payment, and has become the first to support cloud services vendors based on bitcoin, giving us richer payment methods and experiences.

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We accept Bitcoin – the world’s leading virtual currency

You can buy any of our services using the virtual currency Bitcoin.

We Accept Bitcoin

We have placed a “Bitcoin” button for easy and fast payment on our site.

You can buy an offshore company, a trust or a foundation, consultancy or subscribe to our offshore intelligence reports using Bitcoin.

Get your own offshore corporation with an international bank account here now and “kick” start your business.

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Luxembourg set to internationalize Renminbi

Underlining the increasing role of the Luxembourg financial center in the internationalization of the Chinese Renminbi (RMB), Luxembourg’s Finance Minister Luc Frieden announced the launch of a new web portal dedicated to the development of activities linked to the currency in Luxembourg.

Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg

The new web portal forms part of ongoing efforts over the past few years to promote and to further diversify the Grand Duchy’s financial market and to secure the future of the financial center. The Government’s strategy for developing the Luxembourg financial center is based on four axes, namely strengthening existing pillars, creating new products and services, promoting the financial center abroad, and diversifying the financial center geographically.

The Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg. Picture courtesy of Ernmuhl.

Underlining the importance of positioning Luxembourg more internationally in a global financial market, Frieden explained that, given its rapid economic growth, China constitutes “an ideal partner.” Similarly, China is committed to internationalizing the RMB and is currently looking for access to global financial markets, the Minister pointed out, alluding to the fact that the Bank of China and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China both now have their European headquarters in Luxembourg.

Luxembourg already plays a significant role in the international trade of the RMB, Frieden continued, citing the fact that RMB40bn (USD6.5bn) in deposits are held in the Grand Duchy and that RMB62bn in loans have been issued, and noting that 40 RMB-denominated bonds are listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Trade in the RMB and access to the RMB are vitally important for the Luxembourg financial center, in particular for the funds industry, Frieden ended.

The Luxembourg Government is not only reflecting constantly on the financial center’s future, but also on Luxembourg’s future economy and taxation, to ensure that its tax regime remains competitive and attractive for investors. At the same time, Luxembourg aims to guarantee legal certainty for investors, by ensuring that it is tax compliant, adopting the latest international regulations and standards in tax matters.

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