You know it’s about to be a big deal when crypto starts getting massive adoption from some of the world’s biggest companies 😋. And this week alone, two giants turned around and began accepting crypto 🤯.
With this level of adoption, we really can’t wait until the next bull run happens 💪. It’s going to be a pretty wild one.
Google Accepts Crypto For Payments 🚀
At its Google Cloud Next conference this week, Google made a huge announcement – it had reached a partnership to allow customers make crypto payments for its cloud services 👏.
Google hasn’t always had a great relationship with crypto. In fact, back in 2017, the company banned crypto ads on all its platforms 👀. Fast forward to five years later, and people will now be able to pay for Google Cloud service using different coins – including Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDT, and even Dogecoin!
Talk about a turnaround! 😂
America’s Oldest Bank Jumps on the Bandwagon 🚅
Bank of New York Mellon (BNY) Mellon, the oldest bank in the United States, with a history dating back over 230 years, has become the latest big name to embrace crypto 🤩. This week, the bank announced that it would start helping its customers to store Bitcoin and Ethereum.
BNY Mellon is just the latest big name on Wall Street to accept crypto. And we all know that Wall Street is where the money is. What are these guys planning? 🤔
Brazilians Can Pay Taxes in Crypto 💰
On Wednesday, Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil’s most popular cities, began accepting crypto for tax payments! 👏
Rio has become the first Brazilian city to accept crypto for taxes. And just last month, the state of Colorado in the U.S made a similar move. Two states down, thousands more to go! ✌️
Interesting News You Might Have Missed
- Ripple’s CEO said their legal case with the SEC should be resolved in the first half of 2023. Fingers crossed 🤞.
- On Thursday, Bitcoin’s hashrate hit a new all-time high for the third time this month 🤯
- CNN, one of the biggest news companies in the word, will shut down its non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace 🙈.
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