Rakuten will roll its $9B loyalty program into a new blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Rakuten Coin

Rakuten will roll its B loyalty program into a new blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Rakuten Coin
 Back in 2016, Amazon’s Japanese rival Rakuten acquired Bitnet, a bitcoin wallet startup that it had previously invested in, to help it work on blockchain technology and applications. Today, one of the first fruits of that deal has come to light. The company is planning a new cryptocurrency called Rakuten Coin — built on blockchain technology and the company’s existing… Read More

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