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•  C-store chain Sheetz announced that "it will be enabling digital currency payments via Flexa, the leading pure-digital payments network, to provide customers with the ability to pay for items inside the store or fill up their cars, trucks, and RVs at the pump using digital currencies like bitcoin, ether, litecoin, dogecoin, and more," making it the "first convenience store chain to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies in-store and at pump."


•  The Seattle Times reports that "drivers for the hundreds of Amazon delivery contractors in the U.S. ferrying packages to customers’ doorsteps sustain injuries at higher rates than any other link in the commerce giant’s logistics chain, according to a new report from a national labor organization.

"Amazon’s contract delivery drivers are also hurt at higher rates than competitor UPS, according to the report, from the Strategic Organizing Center. The labor union coalition analyzed injury data collected by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

"The report’s findings represent the most detailed look yet at injuries sustained by workers tasked with the crucial 'last mile' of Amazon delivery."