A Japanese company will start paying part of its employees' salaries in bitcoin, as it aims to get better understanding of the virtual currency, a spokesman said on Friday (Dec 15).
GMO Internet, which operates a range of web-related businesses including finance, online advertising and internet infrastructure, will start paying up to 100,000 yen (S$1,200) monthly by bitcoin to its employees in Japan from February next year.
Personal finance bot Digit today launched a new automated service that helps customers reduce their credit card debt. Called Digit Pay, each day the service pulls money from your account, then automatically sends monthly payments to your credit card company. “Now our customers can sort of go live their lives, and Digit can be off […]
Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical has sweetened its 44 billion-pound (US$61.4 billion) bid for Shire as it races to agree terms with the British drugmaker before a deadline to strike a deal expires on Wednesday.