JD.com has teamed up with the Bank of Communications to give away $2.5 million in a lottery for the second time as the launch of digital yuan nears.
JD.com confirmed recently that aside from the employees, it has also been paying off some of its business partners with the digital currency.
JD.com, also known as Jingdong and formerly as 360Buy, is one of the leading blockchain patents applicants in the world, and is leading the way in Chinese blockchain patents.
Chinese e-retailer JD.com will be setting up a blockchain research lab in cooperation with two universities.
Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com has announced it is planning to launch asset-backed securities powered by blockchain.