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BitPay Rolls Out Stablecoin Payments for Merchants & Consumers

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it the rollout of stablecoin payments for merchants and consumers. BitPay reported that it now supports payment acceptance and settlement in any of three popular volatility-free stablecoins, Circle’s USD Coin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and Paxos… Read More

BitPay: Users May Now Buy UK Gift Cards With the BitPay Mobile App

With the 2019 holiday season set to kick off in a couple of weeks, global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced that users may now purchase UK gift cards with the BitPay mobile app. According to BitPay, users may now use their crypto to purchase cards… Read More

BitPay Set to Support XRP For Payment Processing & Cross-Border Transfers Through New Partnership With Xpring

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced earlier this week it is set to support XRP for payment processing and cross-border transfer through its new partnership with Ripple’s developer initiative, Xpring. According to BitPay, the support will allow businesses to accept XRP for payments through BitPay’s merchant processing… Read More

Ohio Suspends Bitcoin for Tax Payments Program, OhioCrypto.com

Robert Sprague, appointed as Ohio’s new Treasurer in January, has announced the suspension of OhioCrypto.com, the state’s cryptocurrency tax payments portal. The decision was reportedly made following standard due diligence reviews conducted by staff when Sprague took over from his predecessor, Josh Mandel. Mandel authorized… Read More

BitPay Completes Service Organization Control 2 Compliance Review

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced earlier this week it successfully completed the Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) compliance review, which was conducted by business advisory firm. Aprio. BitPay reported that its customers now have third party confirmation that the design, implementation, and operation of its security… Read More

BitPay Set to Support Payments From Ethereum Blockchain

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced last week it is set to support payments from the Ethereum Blockchain. Through this support, BitPay users will be able to use their ether to do the following: Buy gift cards on the BitPay app Top up BitPay cards Shop… Read More

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

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