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UATP said it is working with Bitnet to allow UATP's 260-airline network the ability to accept bitcoin.
"We are very happy to be partnering with Bitnet to add bitcoin to our payment platform.
The round also featured investors including Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc (TYO:4755), as well as Fintech, Webb Investment Network, Bitcoin Opportunity Corp, Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, Commerce Ventures Management LLC and Buchanan Capital Management, venture capitalist Stuart Peterson, Bitnet chairman and founder of CyberSource Bill McKiernan, Visa Inc (NYSE:V) former CEO Carl Pascarella and TNS Inc (NYSE:TNS) founder Jack McDonnell, the press release said.
The prominent network for colleges and universities was BITNET (Because It's Time NETwork), a tree-structured chain of IBM mainframe computers that received and forwarded messages, files, and e-mail from one "node" to the next until they had reached their destinations.
However, it should be noted that in Gurbaxani's research, the technological innovation under study (Bitnet usage) was fairly mature in terms of its the adoption and implementation life cycle.
Anyone with questions is invited to contact Michael Brintnall at APSA, (202) 483-2512, or bitnet: incem024 @sivm.
To subscribe, send the following e-mail message via BITNET to LISTSERV@uicvm: sub H-URBAN firstname surname school
Thus, if hypermedia texts can't be easily distributed off-site, then their value seems extremely limited, and since the electronic publishing industry on public networks like Internet, BITNET, and USENET seems immature at best, the specialized equipment required to produce hypermedia documents begins to look like an expensive paperweight for somebody's desk.
This is an electronic newsletter distributed through BITNET by Bill McGarry.
The Center is linked to the Louisiana State Government network, Pennsylvania's Shared Medical Systems network, IBM Information Network, NSFnet, and BITNET. LSU users can access over 3000 outside computer centers worldwide.