More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.
The exchange's Web site is back online, but only with a statement that it's closing all transactions for the time being.
The agency reportedly has a special division that monitors international banking and credit card transactions, says Germany's Der Spiegel.
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You can now use bitcoins to add money to your Microsoft account, and in turn buy content on its Windows and Xbox platforms. The move gives the digital currency a hefty dose of credibility.
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If true, the technology would work with regular credit card readers, potentially giving Samsung an edge over Apple in the mobile wallet arena.
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