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Rakuten Announces New Cryptocurrency, And Starbucks May Not Be Far Behind

Posted on 28th February, 2018

Is the global cryptocurrency market ready for a token from a major e-commerce company? Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Rakuten CEO Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani announced that his company plans to launch a new blockchain-powered payment system called Rakuten Coin. While the company isn’t well-known in the U.S., Rakuten is easily one of […]