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Unocoin launches bitcoin app on iOS, Android platforms

Bitcoin is a digital currency, generated by encryption techniques using peer-to-peer technology to operate

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

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Bengaluru-based on Monday launched mobile app for both and platforms that will allow consumers to buy, sell, send, receive and store at one place from any remote device.

is a digital currency not produced by any government or statutory authority.

It is generated by encryption techniques using peer-to-peer to operate.

"We built this app from the ground up, using our very own public API to ensure security and ease of use," said Abhinand Kaseti, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Unocoin, in a statement.

also released its point of sale (POS) app on both App Store and Play Store to enable physical stores to accept as a mode of payment about six months ago.

"The app will include the buy and sell pairing for BTC/INR, mobile/DTH (direct to home satellite programme) recharge, SIP (systematic investment plan) access," the company said.

First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 13:15 IST
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