Japan e-commerce giant Rakuten allows Bitcoin to fund it's e-pay program used at chain stores

posted about 2 months ago
The Japanese e-commerce and business giant Rakuten has taken yet another significant step into the world of crypto – by linking its crypto platform with its e-pay operations.

In an official release, the firm announced that it would allow customers of its Rakuten Wallet crypto wallet and exchange platform to top up their e-pay accounts using bitcoin (BTC) in what it claimed was a Japanese first: The company stated that no other firms allowed “charge-free” crypto-to-e-pay transactions.
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