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AT&T Now Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments Through BitPay

Telecommunications giant AT&T announced on Thursday it is now accepting cryptocurrency payments through global blockchain payments provider BitPay. AT&T claims it has become the first major U.S. mobile carrier to provide a cryptocurrency payment option to customers. As previously reported, BitPay’s platform gives businesses and… Read More

BitPay Teams Up With Refundo for Federal & State Income Tax Refunds in Bitcoin

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Refundo, a provider of tax-related financial products, to offer federal and state income tax refunds in Bitcoin. While sharing more details about the partnership, Rolf Haag, Head of Business Solutions at BitPay, stated:… Read More

Corporate Traveller Forms Partnership with BitPay to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

Corporate Traveller, a UK-based specialist provider of business travel management services to SME companies, announced on Monday it has teamed up with global blockchain payment provider BitPay to allow cryptocurrency payments on its platform. Corporate Traveller reported that it may now accept bitcoin and bitcoin… Read More

BitPay Launches New Invoice Upgrade

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced last week the launch of its new invoice upgrade. BitPay reported that the launch comes after it revamped its customer success team and overhauled its payment process to prevent payment errors for its merchants and their customers. According to BitPay,… Read More

Global Tech Solutions Company Avnet Partners With BitPay To Now Accept Cryptocurrency

Global technology distributor Avnet announced on Tuesday it has BitPay to now accept cryptocurrency on its platform. Avnet reported that when a customer elects to make a purchase with Bitcoin (BTC) or Bitcoin Cash (BCH), it will work with BitPay to verify the funds, process… Read More

Wikimedia Foundation Teams Up With BitPay to Accept Bitcoin & Bitcoin Cash Donations

Wikipedia operated nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation, has formed a partnership with Bitcoin payments processor Bitpay to accept Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash donations. According to the duo, all of the Wikimedia Foundation’s work is driven by its vision to create a world in which everyone can freely share in… Read More

Onfido Forms New Partnership With BitPay to Power Secure Payments in Bitcoin

Onfido, a U.S. based identity verification platform, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with BitPay to accept secured payments in Bitcoin. Onfidio reported that BitPay is also using its technology to meet Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements and onboard new users to its platform… Read More

Bitcoin Payments Processor Bitpay Announces Record 2018 Revenues

Bitcoin payments processor Bitpay says it processed over one billion dollars of Bitcoin payments in 2018 for retail and government clients, and has, “set a new record for transaction fee revenue by adding new customers like Dish Networks, HackerOne, and the State of Ohio.” The… Read More

OneGold Adds BitPay For Cryptocurrency Payments

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday that OneGold, a marketplace to securely and conveniently buy, sell and redeem digital gold and other precious metals founded by APMEX and Sprott, has added it for cryptocurrency payments since it will now be acceptingBitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. According to BitPay,… Read More

Chainalysis: Use of Bitcoin for Retail Payments Declined Dramatically in 2018

Despite Bitcoin having achieved some of the price stability advocates have long said would facilitate its adoption at the retail level, the retail use of Bitcoin declined 80% in 2018, says blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis. Currently, many Bitcoin transactions are settled directly to the blockchain, meaning… Read More

BitPay Appoints Former Western Union & PayPal Exec Rolf Haag As New Head of Business Solutions

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Wednesday it has appointed former Western Union and PayPal executive Rolf Haag as its new Head of Business Solutions. According to BitPay, Haag has nearly 20 years of experience in fintech and will be responsible for the company’s business to… Read More

Blockchain Payments Provider BitPay Introduces Settlement in Stable Coins

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Monday it is now offering the option for merchants to receive settlement in Circle and the CENTRE USD//Coin (USDC) and the Gemini Dollar (GUSD), which are both stablecoins pegged to the U.S. Dollar. According to BitPay, merchants and businesses around the world can accept… Read More

CoinText Introduces Buy Command Feature to Pay For BitPay Invoices Through SMS Messages

On Friday, CoinText.io, a wallet to transact cryptocurrency using SMS messages, introduced its new “buy command” feature that will allow users to spend Bitcoin Cash (BCH) at any retailer that uses BitPay to process bitcoin payments. CoinText reported that its users can now instantly send… Read More

Hacker-Powered Security Platform HackerOne Starts Accepting Bitcoin Payments Through BitPay

HackerOne, U.S.-based hacker-powered security platform, announced on Friday it now accepts bitcoin payments through global blockchain payments provider BitPay. According to the duo, BitPay enables HackerOne to receive international payments faster and more economically than traditional bank wires. HackerOne reported that its customers may skip costly, complicated cross-border wire… Read More

Anticipating Mainstream Push into Crypto, Coinbase Exchange Hiring at Institutional Trading Desk

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American crypto exchange Coinbase is hiring massively to staff brand new New York offices built exclusively to accommodate institutional clients, Coindesk reports. The exchange held a party to inaugurate the new office last week. Employees had previously occupied co-working space at WeWork NYC. Coinbase hopes… Read More

Bitpay CCO “Never More Bullish About Bitcoin” but Certain Altcoins “Never Coming Back”

The Chief Commercial Officer of Bitpay, Sonny Singh, told Bloomberg this week that he and his colleagues at Bitpay have “never been more bullish” about Bitcoin though certain “altcoins” (cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin) will never recover from current market downturns. Bitpay is a Bitcoin retail… Read More

Houston Lux Auto Dealer Now Taking Bitcoin

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You can now roll VIP through Houston, Texas in a Bentley, Bugatti, or Rolls-Royce purchased with Bitcoin from tony Post Oak Motor Cars. It’s just an easier way to do a big deal, says Post Oak owner, Tilman Fertita, who also owns (no biggie) – the Houston… Read More

Cross Border Commerce Flow Expands International Payment Options to Support Cryptocurrency Payment Processing Through BitPay

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Cross-border commerce Flow announced on Wednesday the expansion of its international payment options to support cryptocurrency payment processing through BitPay, a blockchain payments technology platform. This news follows BitPay’s recent announcement that it received its Virtual Currency License from the New York Department of Financial Services. According… Read More

BitPay Granted Virtual Currency License By New York State Department of Financial Services

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay announced on Monday it received its Virtual Currency License from the New York Department of Financial Services. This news comes just a few months after BitPay secured $40 million through its extended Series B funding round. Founded in 2011, BitPay’s platform gives businesses and individuals… Read More

BitPay Secures $40 Million Through Extended Series B Funding Round

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay announced it has secured $40 million through its extended Series B funding round, which included participation from Menlo Ventures, Capital Nine, G Squared, Nimble Ventures (an affiliate of Passport Capital) and Delta-v Capital as well as individual investments from Christopher Klaus Family Office,… Read More

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