Bitcoin to Be Accepted at 260,000 Stores in Japan by This Summer

Bitcoin to Be Accepted at 260,000 Stores in Japan by This Summer

Only a few days after bitcoin officially became a method of payment in Japan on April 1, two major Japanese retailers have partnered with Japanese bitcoin exchanges to start accepting the digital currency for payments. Bic Camera and Bitflyer. Bic Camera is a major consumer electronics retail chain in Japan. Many of its stores are either located in front of a train station or are directly connected to one, making them very easily accessible with lots of foot traffic. Bitflyer is the largest bitcoin exchange by volume. According to Nikkei Asian Review, the two companies have partnered and....


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These past days, I have done a lot of thinking about Bitcoin that ended up with me investing all of the money I had saved and all that I can borrow into the currency.

Rick Falkvinge, IT Enterpreneur, Politician. Founder of the Swedish pirate party