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Bitcoin is big news. But what does it mean to the average consumer?  As part our #FutureOfMoney campaign we surveyed 2,000+ online consumers to find out more about awareness and usage of bitcoin (and other crypto-currencies). The results showed that awareness was good at 57%. 5% of those surveyed have used bitcoin and 18% said they would use the digital currency. One of several challenges to growth is the language around digital currencies. How much does stuff actually cost? To put...

Will 2014 be the year Bitcoin becomes mainstream? Bitcoin has been a hot topic for several months as it becomes easier to use it. You can fly into space with Virgin Galactic using Bitcoins, pay for household goods, a round of drinks and now even fill up your car with the crypto-currency. Does this mean that regulators will begin to look more favourably on Bitcoin and the wider digital currency market? And what else is competing for attention in the mobile & digital payments space? We’ll be looking...