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Developer bought a beer for 100 Bitcoins in 2010

Finnish software developer Martti Malmi bought a beer from a friend in 2010 for a hundred Bitcoins. That beer would now be worth 1,5 million Euros. At one point Martti held some 55 000 Bitcoins in the early 2010's, that…


Mapbox to open office in Helsinki

Mapping service company Mapbox is opening an office in Helsinki, Finland. The company is lured to the Nordic capital by the skilled labor force of experienced developers with insight into mapping services and videos. Ma…