Intuit Awarded Patent For Processing Bitcoin Payments By SMS Texting.
Intuit is a United States company that sells business and financial software to other companies. It produces products such as Turbo Tax , QuickBooks, and much more financial products. The ticker for their stock is INTU and is currently being traded at $211.
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The Patent details a system that users can send and receive Bitcoin by SMS texting, this patent was filed in 2014 . QuickBooks partnered with Bitpay that same year.
There is a lot not known about this patent yet. Usually patents are somewhat the starting point of most products. I cant see no reason why within a year or two my friends cant send me BTC via text after we split the bill on a nice night out.