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mtgoxBTCUSD USD ($) $ 133.35 3m ago
mtgoxBTCEUR EUR (€) € 95.89 3m ago
mtgoxBTCGBP GBP (£) £ 80.24 3m ago
mtgoxBTCCAD CAD ($) $ 147.61 3m ago
mtgoxBTCAUD AUD ($) $ 146.82 3m ago
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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world with no fees.

Daily thousands of people from all over the world make payments using Bitcoins (BTC).

Where can I buy Bitcoins?

First of all, you will need to get a Bitcoin wallet. You can get one on your own computer, or get one online at Coinbase for example.

You can buy Bitcoins on a Bitcoin exchange. There you trade money from your own currency (for example dollars) for Bitcoins. The largest Bitcoin exchange is Mt.Gox. In order to buy Bitcoins, you can transfer money to Mt.Gox from your bank account or transfer cash via Bitinstant.

Once you have bought Bitcoins on an exchange, you can send them to your own wallet. Now you are ready to start using Bitcoins and enjoy all the benefits of fast and free money transfers.

What can I do with Bitcoins?

Bitcoin is just like the money you are accustomed to and can be used for numerous things.

You can use it to pay friends, buy things such as gold, invest, gamble, and much, much more.

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