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Why are online travel booking services not accepting Bitcoin just yet?
Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, asked the Airbnb community on social media which applications or platforms its users would like to see launched in 2017. Most of the users responded with bitcoin payment integration, providing the success of Expedia as an example.
Can Blockchain break Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, eBay and the like? The answer we want to give for the currently discussed Blockchain interpretation is ‘so far, no’ – contrary to common opinion.
Luis Fernando Molina, the chief executive and founder of Fermat.org, has released a whitepaper on the “Internet of People”. The concept offers an alternative way for content creators to stay in control of their work.
The advantages and the limitations of using the blockchain technology to optimize products and services are the reasons behind “unicorn” startups such as Airbnb’s caution in implementing the technology.
Airbnb has hired a team of engineers from CoinChange, a company that is responsible for ChangeTip. However, no venturing into Bitcoin or Blockchain is on the horizon.
Don Tapscott, explains how the Blockchain could replace services like Uber and Airbnb.
Private accommodation giant Airbnb is taking an increasing interest in blockchain technology – and has invited Coinbase to give a talk at its San Francisco headquarters December 3.
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