AT&T now accepts Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and this move makes the company the first of its kind to accept payments in cryptocurrencies.
Microsoft is launching one of the first decentralized digital identity/signature infrastructure implementation by a major tech company that is built directly on the Bitcoin blockchain.
Cryptocurrency prime dealer SFOX is partnering with M.Y. Safra Bank of New York to offer traders and investors deposit accounts backed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC).
some of the largest retailers in the United States such as, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Office Depot, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Crate & Barrel, Baskin Robbins, GameStop, Jamba Juice, Barnes and Noble and Amazon-owned Whole Foods, are now accepting cryptocurrency payments.
A few weeks from now, the giant financial service provider Fidelity Investments will purchase and sell cryptocurrency to institutional investors, Bloomberg reports.
The Amazon Web Services platform, which is the largest cloud computing service by market share, has made its Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB) service generally available, the company announced.
Footwear and sports apparel giant Nike secured a trademark for “CRYPTOKICKS” and alluded to its intent to pursue a wide array of blockchain-related services.On Apr. 19th Nike filed a trademark for the word mark “CRYPTOKICKS” with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for use in a wide array of cryptocurrency-related goods and services. The registration is currently live.
Swiss food giant, Nestlé, and supermarket chain, Carrefour, are collaborating with the intention of tracking a popular French instant product, mashed potatoes, across the supply chain. Both Nestlé and Carrefour are members of IBM’s Food Trust platform, an initiative to increase transparency in the food supply chain.
When the tokens are not being sold as investment contracts, however, they are not securities at all. Tokens sold for use in a functioning network, rather than as investment contracts, fall outside the definition of securities”..
Coinbase customers who need to file taxes in the U.S. this year can get a boost from TurboTax, the tax-filing software offered by Intuit Consumer Tax Group.