June 16, 2014

New York’s The King’s College becomes first in US to accept Bitcoin for tuition

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Bitcoin, a digital currency system, has spread from being accepted at small businesses, such as Portland's Whiffy's Fried Pies, to educational institutions, such as King's College in New York, which announced June 13 that it would become the first accredited U.S. college to accept the digital currency.

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Bitcoin, a digital currency system, has spread from being accepted at small businesses, such as Portland's Whiffy's Fried Pies, to educational institutions, such as King's College in New York, which announced June 13 that it would become the first accredited U.S. college to accept the digital currency.

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The King's College in New York City will accept the Bitcoin payment system for tuition.