Moviegoers Can Soon Pay for AMC Tickets Using Bitcoin
Finance - Theatrical

AMC Entertainment is getting on the bitcoin bandwagon and will accept the cryptocurrency for the online payment of movie theater tickets and concession snacks, AMC CEO and Chairman Adam Aron said in a...

Pymnts
August 10, 2021

Amazon Denies Report of Accepting Bitcoin as Payment
Finance - Retail

Amazon denied a media report saying the e-commerce giant was looking to accept bitcoin payments by the end of the year. “Notwithstanding our interest in the space, the speculation that has ensued ar...

Reuters
July 27, 2021

Sheetz to Accept Bitcoin, a First for Convenience Stores
Finance - Retail

Sheetz will enable digital currency payments via Flexa, the leading pure-digital payments network, to provide customers with the ability to pay for items inside the store or fill up their cars, trucks...

PRNewswire
May 28, 2021

20 Million Adults Could Dive into the Cryptocurrency Market ov...
Finance - Online - Tech

Nearly 20 million adults in America are planning to buy cryptocurrency over the next year, a study by crypto exchange Gemini foundThe investor population in the cryptocurrency market could nearly doub...

Business Insider
May 13, 2021

Citi Considers Crypto Services, But Isn’t Rushing In
Finance

Citi is weighing the possibility of offering its clients cryptocurrency trading, custody and financing options, the bank’s global head of foreign exchange, Itay Tuchman, told the Financial Times. C...

PaymentsDive
May 12, 2021

Venmo Just Put Crypto Access in the Palm of Everyone’s H...
Finance - Tech

Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies have gone increasingly mainstream, but Tuesday's announcement that Venmo is adding crypto support just put crypto access in the palm of everyone's hand. Venmo, wh...

CNN Business
April 21, 2021

Yes, the IRS Can Tax Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies. What ...
Finance - Tech

Even though you can buy things with bitcoin, it's not the same as cash. At least not in the eyes of the IRS. Virtual currencies are taxed as property, or as an investment, when you sell them. And usi...

CNN Business
April 16, 2021

Oakland A’s Discuss Paying Player Salaries in Crypto
Finance - Sports

Oakland A’s president Dave Kaval tells SportTechie that the next round of collective bargaining negotiations in Major League Baseball and other sports could include stipulations on paying players in ...

Sport Techie
April 12, 2021

Miami Heat Bet on Crypto With $135M Naming Rights Deal
Finance - Sponsorships - Sports

Miami Heat. AmericanAirlines Arena will be renamed FTX Arena beginning with the 2021-22 season as part of a 19-year sponsorship agreement worth $135 million, according to the Sun-Sentinel. FTX.us was...

Sports Techie
April 9, 2021

Starbucks to Indirectly Accept Bitcoin as Payment
Beverages - Finance - Online

Starbucks is expanding its relationship with digital wallet platform Bakkt, which will allow consumers to monetize digital assets such as bitcoin and load the value onto their Starbucks cards in the c...

National Restaurant News
March 31, 2021

Burritos or Bitcoin? Chipotle Asks Fans to Pick
Dining - Finance

Free burritos or Bitcoin? Chipotle Mexican Grill has both up for grabs Thursday for National Burrito Day. The fast-casual chain announced Tuesday it will give away $100,000 in free burritos and $100,...

USA Today
March 30, 2021

PayPal Launches Crypto Checkout Service
Finance - Online - Tech

PayPal has started allowing U.S. consumers to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay at millions of its online merchants globally. Customers who hold bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin in Pa...

CNBC
March 30, 2021

69 Million Reasons Why You Should Care About NFTs
Finance - Online - Tech

What the heck is an NFT anyway? Simply put, a non fungible token is anything in a digital form; say an image, a video or a song, with a unique signature that is accounted for by Blockchain technology...

Yahoo! Finance
March 29, 2021

World’s First Digital NFT House Sells for $500,000
Finance - Household - Tech

Having spent so much time at home over the last year, many people are craving a change in their surroundings. But if a coat of paint or some creative renovations fail to do the trick, there is now a ...

CNN Style
March 24, 2021

Michelob Ultra Hacks Social Media in New Partnership Driven Ca...
Beverages - CPG

Michelob Ultra Organic Seltzer is promoting the introduction of its new Classic Collection with a campaign that pits the beverage brand against the artificial intelligence (AI) "community,". For the ...

Marketing Dive
March 18, 2021

Oakland A’s Want Bitcoin in Exchange for Season Suite Ticket...
Finance - Sports

The MLB franchise that gave us Moneyball is now giving us Cryptoball. The Oakland A’s are now accepting Bitcoin as payment for suite tickets at the Oakland Coliseum. Fans can pay one Bitcoin (curren...

Sport Techie
March 15, 2021

How NFTs are Fueling a Digital Art Boom
Online - Tech

At the center of this explosion in transactions are non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Acting like virtual signatures, they address concerns that digital art's value is diminished by the ease with which it...

CNN
March 10, 2021

Mark Cuban, Mavericks Accepting Dogecoin for Tickets, Merchand...
Sports - Tech

Mark Cuban says that the Dallas Mavericks are now accepting Dogecoin cryptocurrency as payment for tickets and merchandise. Dogecoin will be accepted via cryptocurrency payment service BitPay, which h...

Sport Techie
March 5, 2021

Apple to Accept Bitcoin via BitPay
Finance - Tech

BitPay announced this week that they’ve begun functioning with Apple Wallet. The self-professed “world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services” announced that users o...

SlashGear
February 17, 2021

Bitcoin’s Big Moment: Mastercard Jumps on the Bandwagon
Finance

Mastercard is bringing bitcoin to the checkout counter. The company announced late Wednesday that it will support "select cryptocurrencies" directly on its network at some point later this year. "Our...

CNN
February 11, 2021

Uber Won’t Buy Bitcoin With Its Cash but Would Consider Acce...
Automotive - Finance - Online

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC on Thursday the company discussed but “quickly dismissed” the idea of buying bitcoin with corporate cash like Telsa. However, Khosrowshahi said Uber would con...

CNBC
February 11, 2021

PayPal and Square push further into the cryptocurrency 
Finance - Online

Bitcoin prices are spiking. The move higher comes as two big players push further into the cryptocurrency market: PayPal and Square. CNBC’s Kate Rooney reports. Why is this important?  Bitcoin is ...

CNBC
November 23, 2020

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