Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
1 —AMC theaters will start accepting Bitcoin this year.
According to recent reports, AMC will begin accepting Bitcoin for tickets and concessions at all of its theaters in the country by the end of the year. The CEO of AMC —Adam Aron —wasn’t clear about how the payments would be made but added that theaters in the U.S. should also be set up to accept and support Google and Apple pay for purchases made online by the end of 2021. (Source: Engadget)
Why this is important for your business:
Digital currencies continue to work their way into mainstream commerce and now AMC is joining other larger organizations, from Microsoft and PayPal to Etsy and Starbucks in accepting digital payments. As their volatility decreases and public acceptance widens…