03 Mar '14, 7am

Now operating in Singapore and Hong Kong: bitcoin machines.

By Newley Purnell and Lorraine Luk Bitcoin machines began operating in Singapore and Hong Kong even as the once-dominant Mt. Gox exchange said Friday it was filing for bankruptcy protection . Tokyo-based Mt. Gox said it lost almost 750,000 of its customers’ bitcoins, marking the collapse of a marketplace that was once dominant in trading the virtual currency. Bitcoin, a virtual currency created in 2009, rose sharply over the course of 2013. At the start of last year, one bitcoin was valued at an easy-to-invest $13. By November, its price had soared to nearly $1,200. The bankruptcy filing however didn’t bother Hungary native Andras Kristof, chief technical officer of Singapore-based Tembusu Terminals who unveiled Thursday a custom-built bitcoin vending machine inside a small bar called The Spiffy Dapper, located in central Singapore’s Boat Quay district. It allows users to ...

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