Do Wages Need to be Paid in Bitcoin for Retail Adoption to Happen?

Is this a case of chicken and egg? If more retailers accepted Bitcoin, would more employees expect their wages paid in Bitcoin? Or, does Bitcoin need to be viewed more widely as a replacement for fiat first? A recent tweet by Francis Pouliot, CEO of Canadian Bitcoin (BTC) 00 payments startup Bylls began a discussion […]

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Starbucks Partners with NYSE Owner To Build ‘Global’ Digital Asset Platform

New York Stock Exchange operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has revealed it plans to launch a global digital asset platform in November as a “scalable on-ramp” for investors. ICE To Build ‘Scalable On-Ramp’ In a press release August 3, ICE, which signaled its intention to launch physical Bitcoin futures in May, will debut them alongside the […]

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Goodbye Bitcoin Cash? Microsoft: On-Chain Scaling ‘Degrades Decentralization’

Wilma Woo · February 13, 2018 · 1:15 am Microsoft has concluded that so-called ‘layer 2’ solutions are necessary for Bitcoin to scale and is “collaborating” on the technology. Microsoft: On-Chain Fails To Meet Capacity Needs In a blog post on Monday, Director of Program Management at Microsoft’s Identity Division Alex Simons said that layer 2 […]

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