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Christmas shopping with Bitcoin
By Simona Cioroiu on 22 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
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For those of us who prefer to avoid the in-store mania that is part and parcel of the Christmas shopping season, Bitcoin offers a quiet alternative.

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Black Friday 2014….
By Simona Cioroiu on 9 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is on the day after American Thanksgiving so Black Friday 2014 was on 28 November.

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Donations in Bitcoin
By Simona Cioroiu on 3 Nov 2014 | From the channel/s:
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As we follow Bitcoin’s expansion, we see that a lot of retailers are now accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. Some non-profit organisations have also decided to make a change and say yes to donations in bitcoins.

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Update on Bitcoin developments
By Simona Cioroiu on 28 Oct 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Since the last DiploFoundation/GIP conference on this topic, a lot of changes have occurred with Bitcoin, a software-based online payment system...

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Education Diplomacy Day – Developing an emerging concept for sustainable development
By Katharina Hone on 13 Oct 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Education Diplomacy Day, organised by the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) and DiploFoundation, took place on 7 October in Geneva. ACEI started developing the emerging concept of Education Diplomacy in 2009, and the concept is still under construction.

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Bitcoin: boom or bust?
By Simona Cioroiu on 3 Oct 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Yesterday, at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland, more than 100 people gathered to watch a debate between the  ‘Bitcoin Jesus’  Roger Ver and the IMD’s Professor of Finance Arturo Bris.  Of those present, just 30% were actual Bitcoin users.

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Bitcoin developments
By Editor on 1 Oct 2014 | From the channel/s:
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During the summer, Budapest joined other cities in the world (New York, Dallas, Canberra, Johannesburg, and Douglas, Isle of Man) as its first first Bitcoin ATM (aka BTM - Bitcoin teller machine), was unveiled in a bar (Anker...

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From film house to ghost house: eight former embassies around the world
By Mary on 19 Sep 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Blogger Craig Thompson takes a look at how former embassies around the world have been repurposed. I thought it interesting. I think you might enjoy it, too.

 

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High optimism and low realism mark the start of the 9th IGF in Istanbul
By Editor on 3 Sep 2014 | From the channel/s:
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The opening session of the 9th IGF in Istanbul featured 21 speakers from government, business, academia, and civil society.

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Humanitarian diplomacy learning for the Americas
By Editor on 12 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
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Margarita Griffith is Learning Officer for the America Zone Office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Panama.

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