Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Microsoft Major Announcement; Chinese-Canadian Partnership; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Microsoft’s Major Announcement; Chinese-Canadian Partnership; and More

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Microsoft Online Store in US Starts Accepting Bitcoin
Bitcoiners celebrated a new year, ahead of a new year when the world’s leading tech giant Microsoft announced to accept Bitcoin payments on its US online store. The global powerhouse today reached out to its followers, and gave a thumbs up to Bitcoin payments for its Windows OS, Windows Phone, Xbox and its games, mobile apps and other digital media products. You can read the full story here.

Vogogo Enters into Partnership with Two Bitcoin Exchanges
Popular payment processing and risk management platform Vogogo recently entered into a partnership with two Bitcoin exchanges – Vancouver-based QuadrigaCX and Hong Kong-based BitMEX. Following the deal, both the exchanges will be looking forward for a simplified and expedited funding and withdrawal process for their clients by using the Vogogo services. You can read the full story here.

Bitcoin Gets Famous among Local Businesses Ahead of St. Petersburg Bowl
Bitcoin is earning itself some cool reputation among the St. Petersburg businesses ahead of the upcoming football game – Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl. The event sponsor and renowned Bitcoin payment processing company BitPay said in its blog that they have received over one hundred requests from St. Petersburg local businesses to integrate Bitcoin payments. You can read the full story here.

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