Bitcoin Shopping Gets a Boost From Social Distancing
State-imposed quarantines and policies set to work-from-home are boosting bitcoin-based shopping.
Iran is regulating bitcoin mining with an iron fist. But as U.S. sanctions and the pandemic put pressure on the economy, Iranians are seriously considering bitcoin as an alternative to the falling rial.
A report shared with CoinDesk Japan revealed the number of bitFlyer users exchanging loyalty points for bitcoin hit a record high in August.
The case, the website, the circumstances and the source all share parallels with another recent federal murder-for-hire prosecution.
With help from the Visa Fast Track program, LastBit will let users make any purchase with bitcoin, without needing the merchant to actively accept it.
More than 2,000 vending machines in Australia and New Zealand will let customers purchase Coke products using bitcoin.