By Ethan Wolff-Mann
The face of bitcoin has a new face. And that face has a really famous face tattoo.
On Monday in Las Vegas, Bitcoin Direct named Mike Tyson as a orator of a new product called a “Mike Tyson Digital Wallet.” It’s being billed as a initial mainstream use permitting consumers to buy and sell bitcoin, a practical banking used as an choice to normal income systems. Available for iOS—with an Android chronicle entrance soon—the use works with any bitcoin ATM and simply allows users to send supports to other users and to make purchases from stores that accept bitcoin.
Companies mostly sinecure celebrities to validate their products since they plead feelings of trust and laxity on intensity consumers, and Bitcoin Direct is betting that Tyson’s face tattoo will do what Walter Cronkite’s mustache did for CBS News.
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“People around a universe of all ages know Mike Tyson, and as such Tyson’s intensity to enhance a Bitcoin marketplace is dramatic,” pronounced Peter Klamka, CEO of Bitcoin Direct, in a press release. Bitcoin Direct has been operative with Tyson for a while, rising a