Beatcoin Is A Music Jukebox Hack Powered By Bitcoin Micropayments

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http://techcrunch.com – Why did music jukeboxes disappear? They were probably the first truly social experience around music, but then everybody stopped using them. Meet Beatcoin, a nifty hack that was presented on stage at the Disrupt Europe Hackathon. The team turned everyone's phone into a jukebox. Every bar owner can start accepting Bitcoins to play the songs on his or her phone. “What's interesting about our hack and Bitcoins is that everything is purely virtual,” Meinhard Benn told me. “It doesn't rely on any old school economy mechanisms and we feel that it's very disruptive,” he contin (IT news)