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Re: Microsoft to accept bitcoin

From: Eric Martindale <eric@bitpay.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:54:13 -0500
Cc: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B66A3DE6-8762-46D7-BD23-9A343AD6F230@bitpay.com>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
For what itís worth, this wasnít quick Ė we worked hard on this for over three months.

Sincerely,

Eric Martindale
Developer Evangelist, BitPay
+1 (919) 374-2020

On Dec 11, 2014, at 4:51 PM, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was somewhat surprised to see how quickly microsoft were able to pull this off, over their rivals.  I think this moves bitcoin into the mainstream, if it wasnt before.  Perhaps standards bodies will now take it more seriously (I hope so!).
> 
> http://blogs.microsoft.com/firehose/2014/12/11/now-you-can-exchange-bitcoins-to-buy-apps-games-and-more-for-windows-windows-phone-and-xbox/


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