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A few days ago, the value of all the bitcoins in the world blew past $1 billion for the first time ever. That’s an impressive achievement, for a purely virtual currency backed by no central bank or other authority.
Flattr, the micropayment startup founded by Peter Sunde — one of the co-founders of the notorious Swedish file-sharing site The Pirate Bay — said Monday it’s preparing to launch a new feature that will combine its payment system with Twitter , and allow any Flattr user to send money to someone via their Twitter name.
There's a tiny 12-person startup churning out of Des Moines, Iowa.
From BC MobileTV Wiki A Micropayment is a small and/or incremental investment in a business, or, a small payment for a product or service.
SXSW 2011: Flattr w/Thingiverse, Readability, Demotix: Rewarding Creators and Crowdfunding Yesterday, those of us already participating in Flattr ‘s social micropayment / micro-donation service to reward fellow Thingiversians for the awesome things they design or make received an “Important service announcement” from Flattr that may change the future of flattry. From May 1st we no longer require users to flattr others before they can be flattrd.