Deal Box Daily Episode 5: July 27th, 2021

In this episode, Jon Alvarado & Brendan McShane of Deal Box Inc. are joined by Taylor Wallace of Total Network Services to discuss Shopify, Burger King, and Satellites joining crypto.

Youtube: Deal Box Daily Ep. 5: July 27, 2021

Shopify is starting to allow its e-commerce customers to sell NFTs ‘directly’

This is going to open up NFTs more to the average e-commerce customer and help NFTs gain more attention. Average consumers may not adapt to NFTs but they the more they see it everyday, will only raise overall awareness. Shopify is jumping in early to the space to grab a piece of the market.  If the NFT market was compared to music consumption we are still at casket tapes. 

Brazilian Burger King Customers Can Now Purchase Meat-Flavored Dog Biscuits With Dogecoin

The customer will send their Dogecoin to Burger King’s wallet in Brazil and then they will receive their “Dogeppr” treat through a food delivery service. As stated in a previous episode, brands will continue to use Doge as a marketing tool to gain attention from the “Doge Army” and keep their name in the headlines. 

Blockchain fail-safes in space: SpaceChain, Blockstream and Cryptosat

Blockchain companies are using satellites as a fail-safe for their networks. If the internet ever goes down, the government tries to step in, or there are censorship restraints, the blockchains network will still be secure and running. 

Africa’s leading blockchain infrastructure seeks to spearhead the tokenization of the rich natural resources of the continent

Africa is repurposing emerging technologies for more specific use cases to solve their socioeconomic problems. This is a way for Africa to protect their resources and share it with the world while being compensated for it. Blockchain is going to find their early adopters in the third world, where the governments can be corrupt and currency has high inflation. 

India to use Ethereum blockchain to verify diploma certificates

“The Government of Maharashtra recently announced a partnership with Indian blockchain startup LegitDoc to implement a credentialing system powered by Ethereum to provide tamper-proof diploma certificates,” reports Cointelegraph. This is a bit of a surprise because India in the past has not been supportive of blockchain technology but this might be the start of many projects that India is willing to adapt. 

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