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Royal Canadian Mint set to trial digital currency

By the resi financial blog team, 16 January 2014

Digital currency in Canada

Using loonies and toonies to pay for your double-double could soon be an extinct experience for Canadians.
 
Next week, the Royal Canadian Mint will unveil the latest step in MintChip, their research and development project that’s looking into a digital replacement for pocket change.
 
First announced in spring 2012, MintChip has evolved from an idea into new software built by Ingenico, a company that designs all kinds of payment methods. The software allows mobile devices with MintChip accounts to send sma ...

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