EBay says open to accepting to cryptocurrencies in future, exploring NFTs
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By Uday Sampath Kumar and Akanksha Rana (Reuters) -EBay Inc is open to the possibility of accepting crytpocurrency as a form of payment in the future and is looking at ways to get non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on its platform, the company said on Monday. A growing number of companies have begun to accept virtual currencies as a form of payment, taking an asset class that had been shunned by major financial institutions a few years ago, a step closer to becoming mainstream. Tesla Inc is already accepting bitcoin as payment for its electric cars, while payments giant PayPal last year started allowing customers to buy, sell and hold cyrptocurrencies using its online wallets. "We are always looking at the most relevant forms of payment and will continue to assess that going forward. We ...Read More on Datafloq
May 3, 2021, 6 p.m.