STARBUCKS’ CUSTOMERS TO PAY FOR COFFEE WITH BITCOIN SOON
Starbucks Coffee retailer has partnered with Bakkt bitcoin platform to provide customers the option to pay with the crypto. The Bakkt platform will automatically convert Bitcoins to US dollars at the moment of payment.
INTEL GETS PATENT FOR ENERGY-SAVING BITCOIN MINING
US based global technology company Intel has been granted an USPTO patent for “energy-efficient high performance bitcoin mining.” According to the document, the company will use a SHA-256 as the Proof of work algorithm.