Hong Kong's First Bitcoin Counter Opens To The Public

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A worker holds a sign at the first bitcoin retail store open in Hong... News PhotoBitcoin,Business,Finance,Holding,Hong Kong,Horizontal,Human Interest,Occupation,Retail,Sign,StorePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesHONG KONG - FEBRUARY 28: A worker holds a sign at the first bitcoin retail store open in Hong Kong on February 28, 2014 in Hong Kong. Asia Nexgen, a Hong Kong based bitcoin exchange has launched a physical store enabling customers to purchase bitcoin and store it in their digital bitcoin wallets. Bitcoin Group HK and Hong Kong Bitcoin ATM plan to launch bitcoin 'ATM's machines in the area. in 2008 Bitcoin was launched as an alternative currency, with the commodity boasting the ability to be transferred without the need of the traditional monetary banking system. (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)