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Has Bitcoin, the universal Crypto currency, finally gone main stream?

An infographic on ‘Bitcoin: The stats’ developed by coupofly lists the:

  • top 10 biggest accepting merchants
  • top five countries: USA, UK, Canada, Germany and Netherlands 
  • Bitcoin value processed to date: $158 million costing $0 (by credit cards the cost would have been some $7m) with average order value dropping to $281
  • Bitcoin transactions by categories
  • top 10 items most often bought with Bitcoin: #1 - sheets #3 - headphones
  • top emerging countries: Brazil, India, Indonesia
  • off-line acceptance of Bitcoin: #1 - food
  • top venture capital investment deals
  • how Bitcoin activity stacks up against other networks.

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CTMfile take: Bitcoin has a long way to go to match today’s payment systems, but the genie is out of the bottle. Something is happening, we are just not sure what.

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