German Tech Magazine Trials Employee Payroll with Bitcoin

German Tech Magazine Trials Employee Payroll with Bitcoin

T3n, a German tech magazine has revealed that it will allow its employees to gain a portion of their salary in bitcoin.

German tech publication t3n, an outlet that publishes technology news in both print and online media has revealed that it has been conducting a trial since November 2015 which sees its employees receive €20 worth of bitcoin, with every paycheck.

The bitcoin payroll trial is due to a partnership between t3n and PEY, a Hannover, Germany-based bitcoin startup.

In a blog post by the tech publication, it revealed that adopting bitcoin as a form of salary payment will help its employees better understand the innovation. An excerpt read:

One motivation to implement the new form of salary payment [with Bitcoin], of course, is our editorial interest related to new technologies and their adoption by users.

“With completely new possibilities, services and startups [that are formed] with Bitcoin,” t3n further added that it wanted to understand and cover the development of the cryptocurrency beyond an “observer’s role” by getting involved with bitcoin

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