What If Your Cell Phone Paid Its Own Bill? The 21 Bitcoin Chip
Oct01

What If Your Cell Phone Paid Its Own Bill? The 21 Bitcoin Chip

The 21 Bitcoin Computer has attracted a great deal of excitement, and its parent company, 21 Inc., has already pulled together $120 million from such investors as Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, and Andreessen Horowitz. So one of the most well-funded Bitcoin startup yet allows the user to buy a chip that allows for the creation of bitcoin. The amount right now is small — about 10 cents per day if you leave it on — but the potential applications are significant, beginning with the future of micropayments and then potentially moving into larger payments as well.

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