Bitcoins

Cryptocurrency increasingly popular for payments, purchases

RYOTA TAMAKI, KOJI OKUDA and MICHIKO KAGEYAMA Nikkei staff writers

TOKYO -- Bitcoin is once again a talking point. Just one year after the Mt. Gox exchange filed for bankruptcy protection under the fast-track Civil Rehabilitation Law at the end of February 2014, conversations about the cryptocurrency are more sounding more positive. While the bankruptcy, and Mt...

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