Microsoft accepts bitcoin as payment for its products again after a temporary suspension of the service caused by the "instability" of the cryptocurrency. This is reported by News Com Au.
Microsoft allows its customers to replenish accounts on its platform with bitcoins from 2014 onwards. During this time the company suspended the reception of crypto currency three times: in 2015, 2016 and last week.
The last episode was connected with "the instability of bitcoin as a currency," Microsoft explained.
In a conversation with on this Wednesday, a company representative confirmed the fact of the suspension of reception of payments in bitcoins.
We’ve restored bitcoin as a payment option in our store after working with our provider to ensure lower bitcoin amounts would be redeemable by customers. The bitcoin to me was always what the governments are gonna feel about bitcoin as it gets really big, and I just have a different opinion than other people. I’m not interested that much in the subject at all.
At the moment, the service is working in the standard mode, she added.