Microsoft beats Google by adding Bitcoin currency conversion to Bing

Microsoft beats Google by adding Bitcoin currency conversion to Bing

Microsoft today added Bitcoin currency conversion to Bing, which supports over 50 currencies in its index. Conversion is as simple as typing in “x btc to currency” or “x currency to btc.” The data is provided by digital wallet company Coinbase:

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Microsoft says the digital currency option is initially available to people in Australia, Canada, India, the UK, and the US, but will be rolling out to additional markets “in the coming weeks.” There’s no word on other popular options like Litecoin and Dogecoin, which leaves an opening for Google to surpass Bing when it gets around to supporting digital currencies.

See also – Google says it has ‘no current plans regarding Bitcoin’ and Porn.com’s marketing director: ‘I definitely believe that porn will be Bitcoin’s killer app’

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