May 16, 2019, 4:31PM EDT
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Soft Fork: The curious case of Q-coin

Quick Take

  • Q-coin was an early experiment in the adoption and use of virtual currencies
  • It was created by Chinese Internet giant Tencent in 2002
  • By the mid-2000s secondary economies began forming around Q-coins and speculators started trading them

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