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Microsoft account with Bitcoin payments
As it is reported by Bleeping Computer, a Microsoft support staffer has told in an intreview that Microsoft is stopping supporting Bitcoin as a payment method for Microsoft products, because of unstable state of the Bitcoin currency. Moreover, it was reported that Bitcoin payments were stopped temporarily.
However, Microsoft will not allow users to buy products with Bitcoin directly but will require users to add a predetermined amount of dollars to their account balance, which can be payed with Bitcoin.
Previously, we have reported that Idom Inc., one of Japan’s used car automotive groups has partnered with bitFlyer to enable Bitcoin payments across Japan, and that Japanese retailer Bic Camera started accepting Bitcoin in all stores.
At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of Bitcoin:
- Average price: $14 603,00
- Marketcap: $245 180 719 250
- 24h volume: $15 923 400 000