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February 10, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Bing now displays quick Bitcoin conversion

The Bing team has added quick Bitcoin conversion to the search engine.

Just as with other currencies, the user can type in “100 usd to btc” and the conversion result will display at the top of the results list. Bitcoin conversions are possible for more than 50 currencies, the company said in a blog post.

The growing popularity of the peer-to-peer digital currency spurred the Bing folks to want to give people a “quick and easy way to see how much they are worth,” according to a Microsoft spokesperson.

Google does not include Bitcoin on its current list of currency conversions.

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