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Today in Blockchain: KFC Buckets, Marathon Patent, Cleantech Solutions

By BenZinga
Capital Markets, FinTech


The past few weeks have seen multiple stocks moving sharply on blockchain-related news, a trend that continued Friday.

Yum! Brands, Inc., (NYSE: YUM), operator of fast food franchises Taco Bell, KFC, WingStreet and Pizza Hut, rose 1.54 after KFC Canada launched “Bitcoin Bucket”, for which the company will be accepting bitcoin as payment. KFC announced the tongue-in-cheek initiative through social media, tweeting “KFC Canada presents The #Bitcoin Bucket. Sure, we don’t know exactly what Bitcoins are, or how they work, but that shouldn’t come between you and some finger lickin’ good …

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