22 Mar '16, 10pm

German Tech Magazine t3n Trials Employee Bitcoin Payroll

German Tech Magazine t3n Trials Employee Bitcoin Payroll

German tech magazine t3n has announced it will now allow employees to receive a portion of their salary in bitcoin. The news is the result of a partnership between t3n and local bitcoin startup PEY , which is now developing a payment solution for bitcoin merchants with US-based startup BitPay. t3n said it has been conducting a trial of the payroll service since November, with employees receiving €20 worth of bitcoin with each paycheck. From here, however, workers will be able to adjust this payment, depending on their risk tolerance. In a blog post , the magazine said it sought to embark on the trial as a way to boost the wider bitcoin ecosystem and to learn more about the technology, writing: "One motivation to implement the new form of salary payment, of course, is in our editorial related interest in new technologies and their adaptation by users in everyday life." t3n ...

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