30 Sep '17, 10pm

#Japan in April recognized digital #currencies as a way to pay for things

pointed out that BITPoint is joining a growing list of companies that are embracing regulations enacted in Japan in April that recognize digital currencies as a way to pay for things. Bic Camera Inc., one of Japan’s largest electronics retailers, started accepting bitcoin at two stores in Tokyo in April. “We’re also talking to a big convenience store operator about using it,” said Oda, 36, who also runs BITPoint parent company Remixpoint Inc., which had a market value of about 21 billion yen ($189 million) at the time of the Bloomberg interview, noting the company is aiming to make an announcement by early 2018.

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