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Buy Domino's Pizza With BTC Using Bitcoin Lightning Network
Bitcoin
Buy Domino’s Pizza With BTC Using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network
The Lighting Network is quickly allowing for new Bitcoin-related use cases. Now, a cryptocurrency payments startup has seen over 150 people purchase pizzas during the past week – all using the Lightning Network. Fold received over 150 completed pizza orders this week Specifically, this system is the brainchild of cryptocurrency startup Fold. Fold launched a web-based portal for the American pizza restaurant chain Domino’s on Wednesday. Moreover, this service allows…
BREAKING JP Morgan Launching First-Ever US Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency
BREAKING: JP Morgan Launching First-Ever US Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency
A breaking story from JP Morgan alleges that the bank is now launching the first US bank-backed cryptocurrency. This marks an important precedent in traditional financial institutions embracing blockchain technology. The token will be named the JPM Coin Specifically, this news comes from a recent report on CNBC. According to CNBC, the American banking behemoth – which has a wholesale payments organization which processes approximately $6 trillion per day –…
Ivan on Tech and COO of Microsoft CEE Urge Swedish Minister to Digitize Sweden
Blockchain
Ivan on Tech and COO of Microsoft CEE Urge Swedish Minister to Digitize Sweden
The Swedish IT sector is facing a significant future skills labor shortage, as it needs approximately 70,000 additional people until 2022. A group of representatives from the Swedish IT industry has now published a joint opinion piece urging the Swedish government to act. The opinion piece was published on the Swedish tech site Breakit, and aims to ensure that Sweden does not lose its competitive advantage within the IT industry…
World’s Fifth-Largest Bank Looks to Launch Blockchain Payments in 2020
Blockchain
World’s Fifth-Largest Bank Looks to Launch Blockchain Payments in 2020
Those keeping tabs on the banking sector will know that several notable banks have previously expressed interest in blockchain technology. Now, however, the world’s fifth-largest bank is making some waves after starting it will deploy a blockchain payment network in 2020. MUFG to launch blockchain-based payments in 2020 Specifically, this news comes from a recent press release, published on February 12th. The bank in question is the Japanese ”Mitsubishi UFJ…