as bitcoin magazine It pointed out On Thursday (November 4, 2022), you will be able to buy all kinds of Bitcoin-related products at American multinational retailers. walmart; this includes Bitmain’s ASIC-based Bitcoin mining hardware.
The most expensive bitcoin mining product they seem to offer is the Bitmain Antminer S19J Pro (released November 2020), priced at $6,000.
As for other cryptocurrencies, Walmart is selling the Bitmain Antminer L7 (released in February 2022), currently priced at $14,600. Scrypt hash algorithm:
Below are some Bitcoin-related items currently available at Walmart.
On October 17, 2022, Suresh Kumar, CTO of Walmart, the world’s largest retailer by revenue, shared his thoughts on cryptocurrencies at Yahoo Finance’s All Markets Summit.
Kumar was saying this On the role of cryptocurrencies in Walmart’s future:
“I think there are three main areas of disruption. Crypto is something in between. Earlier, we talked about how customers get inspired and discover products. that is changing.
“And part of that happens in the metaverse. Some of that happens in live streams within social media apps. So, whether they are physical or virtual goods, they play a role in terms of what customers want.
“Cryptocurrencies will become an important part of how customers transact. We want our customers to be able to make their transactions and purchases smooth and see how they can derive value from them. I think a lot of confusion will start to arise regarding different payment methods, different payment options.
“The role of cryptography will continue to play a very important role in it. And obviously, we want to be where our customers really need us.The final part is how products are discovered and delivered. There’s a lot of confusion going on over there. But when we talk specifically about crypto, it’s about product discovery, whether it’s physical or virtual, metaverse or upfront, and how people transact.“
CNBC on January 16, 2022 report Walmart “appears to be venturing into the metaverse with plans to create its own collection of cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs),” it said.
CNBC’s report continues:
“The big box retailer filed for several new trademarks late last month indicating its intention to manufacture and sell virtual goods such as electronics, home décor, toys, sports equipment and personal care products. In a separate filing, Walmart said it would provide users with cryptocurrencies and NFTs, which he filed on Dec. 30, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In total he had 7 applications submitted.“
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