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Is Samsung About To Partner With This Crypto Startup?

News It’s funny what business leaders can and can’t tell the press. Cointelegraph caught up with Alexander Drummond, co-founder of crypto-enabled payments company GatePay, at the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week. Drummond was one of several crypto entreprene..

The Blockchain Approach to Customer Relationship Management

Opinion It has long been understood that satisfied customers are key to a thriving business. Customer relationship management, or CRM, enables just that by helping a business engage meaningfully with its customers, improving profitability while lowering costs. With companies ​spending​ a whopping ..

Blockchain-Based IBM Sterling Adds Advanced Supply Chain Tracking Features

News The IBM Sterling supply chain platform will now feature additional integrations developed by Salesforce, Publicis Sapient, IBM Services and others, a Jan. 13 press release reads. The additions will allow the blockchain and AI-based suite to quickly solve returns and cross-channel logistics ch..

Former PBoC Head: China’s Digital Yuan Will Favor Payments and Retail

News China’s digital currency approach will be favoring international payments and domestic retail system, a former senior official said. Zhou Xiaochuan, the president of the Chinese Finance Association and former governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), outlined two types of implementations..

Square’s Q3 Financial Report: Retail Interest For Bitcoin Still High

Earlier this year, Blockonomi reported that an array of data indicated Bitcoin’s rally from $3,150 to $14,000 was a move catalyzed by institutions. Case in point, cryptocurrency analytics firm TokenAnalyst found that the number of unique addresses sending Bitcoin to Bitfinex hit a two-year low, imp..

Coca Cola Using Blockchain for $21-Billion-Per-Year Network

News Coca Cola’s bottlers are implementing blockchain technology to manage their cross-party transactions. A Business Insider report on Nov. 6 revealed that Coke One North America (CONA) — the tech firm that manages IT operations for the soda giant’s bottlers — is using a blockchain solution devel..

Major South Korean Store Chain Supports Blockchain Payments App

News Mobile payments app CHAI is launching mobile blockchain-based payments at 13,500 CU convenience stores in South Korea. According to an Oct. 7 press release shared with Cointelegraph by blockchain startup Terra, CHAI — which operates on the Terra blockchain — will now be accepted as a means of..

Fold App Raises $2.5M to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to Starbucks

News The Fold app, a mobile shopping app that supports Bitcoin’s Lightning Network enabling users to withdraw funds to an external Bitcoin (BTC) wallet, has raised $2.5 million and added a fiat currency payment option. In a Sept. 25 blog post, Fold’s editor, Will Reeves, informed the public that ..

France: 25,000 Major Retail Stores to Accept Bitcoin in 2020

News By early 2020, support for Bitcoin payments will be launched at over 25,000 sales points for 30 French retailers, including sportswear giant Decathlon and cosmetics store Sephora. French crypto news outlet Cryptoglobe reported the development, announced during Paris Retail Week, on Sept. 24. ..

Retailers Around the World That Accept Crypto, From Pizza to Travel

Analysis Earlier on, when Bitcoin (BTC) arrived on the scene, most cryptocurrency enthusiasts held on to their coins, as there were only so many places they could be spent. Nowadays, the list of marketplaces and retailers accepting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is significantly larger, provid..

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