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Bitcoin Breaks Borders with an International Street Presence


When a currency’s exchange rate shoots from 1:13 USD to over 1:1000 USD in a single year, you can bet it will make headlines around the world. Such is the story of Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency which debuted in 2009 as a means of peer-to-peer payment online.

But what happens when an online currency makes the leap offline? With merchants around the world embracing the cryptocurrency, the implications are global. Hedge funds are trading it, governments are banning it, and consumers? They’re spending it. 

Been There, Never Done That: Four Hours in New York City

February 21, 2012 by Stephanie Engelsen
Category: Culture, NYC Translation Services

Imagine: you’re in New York City for a business trip and have four hours after your last meeting to explore a city that many natives and transplants alike consider the center of the universe. You can always follow the sea of tourists to the Empire State Building, but if you’re a business traveler with a non-conformist streak, check out these five things to do in New York City after you log off your laptop.

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