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Jack Mallers' Strike Rolls Out Bitcoin Buys, Going Head-to-Head With Coinbase
“Your move, Brian Armstrong, come play basketball in my court,” says Strike’s CEO.
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President of El Salvador Says He’s Submitting Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender
An emotional Jack Mallers announced the news at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.
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Sean Culkin, Latest NFL Player to Announce Bitcoin Salary, Cut From Chiefs
The tight end's tenure in Kansas City ended before it even began.
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Chiefs Tight End Sean Culkin to Convert Entire NFL Salary Into Bitcoin
The fifth-year player will use Zap’s Strike to take his entire base salary of $920,000 in what Culkin said was “the hardest form of currency.”
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Bitcoin Lightning Startup Zap Goes Global, Adding Multiple Fiat Pairs, Stablecoins
Visa partner Strike is adding support for multiple fiat currency pairs plus stablecoins as part of its journey to become a “Bitcoin neo-bank.”
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Panthers’ Russell Okung Becomes First NFL Player to Be Paid in Bitcoin
Okung’s $13 million salary is being split 50-50 between bitcoin and fiat by way of Zap’s Strike product.
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Lightning Startup Zap Raised $3.5M for Bitcoin App Ahead of Visa Deal
The Lightning startup Zap Inc. just raised its first round to build out both mobile bitcoin wallet services and a Visa partnership in 2020.
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Bitcoin Startup Zap Is Working With Visa
Lightning Network startup Zap, Inc. is partnering with Visa to offer the most user-friendly bitcoin services since Cash App.
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Bitcoin Shopping Gets a Boost From Social Distancing
State-imposed quarantines and policies set to work-from-home are boosting bitcoin-based shopping.
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Lightning Solves Bitcoin's Speed Problem, but Watch Out for Fraudsters
Lightning-based fiat-bitcoin systems could popularize crypto payments, as long as fraud and bitcoin's non-reversibility don't get in the way.
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