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Binance Smart Chain, Cardano (ADA) Support Updates Made by Blockchain Security Firm SecuX Technology

SecuX Technology Inc. is pleased to confirm the launch of new features – which include the support of WalletConnect, Binance Smart Chain (BSC) and Cardano (ADA), to be released on July 29, 2021, as well as the new user interface of the firm’s SecuXess web… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, 40 Other Cryptocurrencies Will be Accepted by Pavilions Hotels & Resorts via Coindirect

In the fast-evolving world of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts announces that it aims to improve its guest experiences by becoming the first international boutique hotel group to take virtual currency from any country as payment for hotel bookings. The… Read More

UK Fintech Bottlepay to Allow European Consumers to Perform Instant Bitcoin, Euros, GBP Payments

Bottlepay, an international payments app provider, has introduced its services across Europe, enabling clients to perform instant, cost-effective cross-border transactions with Euros and Bitcoin (BTC). The Bottlepay app leverages the Lightning Network (LN), a layer-2 Bitcoin payments scalability solution, in order to conduct faster transfers…. Read More

El Salvador Might Make Bitcoin (BTC) Legal Tender, but Transactions with the Crypto are Too Costly and Slow

El Salvador is reportedly looking to become the first nation in the world to adopt Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender. El Salvador’s government might introduce legislation that could potentially make it the first country to adopt BTC as legal tender, along with the US dollar…. Read More

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, DogeCoin Payments will be Accepted by Perk Hero via BitPay

Perk Labs Inc. (CSE: PERK)(OTCQB:PKLBF)(FKT:PKLB), the parent company of Perk Hero, the mobile commerce platform with attractive deals on curated specialty products and digital gift cards, has teamed up with BitPay, a leading provider of Bitcoin and crypto payment services. Perk Labs plans to take… Read More

BTC Price Continues to Decline but Tesla CEO Elon Musk Clarifies that his Firm has Not Sold Bitcoin Holdings

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who has a net worth of almost $150 billion (second only to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos at $187 billion) at the time of writing, has clarified that Tesla has not sold any of its Bitcoin holdings. Musk confirmed in… Read More

Blockchain Analytics Firm Elliptic Reveals it Followed Bitcoin Ransomware Paid by Colonial Pipeline

The team at blockchain analytics firm Elliptic revealed recently that they followed the Bitcoin (BTC) ransoms paid by Colonial Pipeline and other DarkSide ransomware victims. Dr. Tom Robinson, Co-founder and Chief Scientist at Elliptic, regularly discusses crypto forensics, investigations, compliance, and sanctions. Elliptic clients are… Read More

BitPay Adds New Clients, as Crypto Firms Raise More Funding in Q1 2021 than All of 2020, Crypto Market Surpasses $2.2 Trillion

  The team at BitPay, a leading cryptocurrency payments platform, notes in their regular monthly update report that it has been another busy month in the world of digital currencies. BitPay writes in a blog post that they continue to welcome new merchants while offering… Read More

Consumers in Helvetia, Switzerland Can “Live on Crypto,” Benefit from Free Markets, Low Taxes, BitRefill Explains

BitRefill, a company that helps consumers “live on” crypto with gift cards, phone refills, and Lightning Network (LN), notes that in Switzerland, people can take advantage of free markets, low taxes and a high standard of living. BitRefill notes in a blog post that they’re specifically… Read More

BitPay Joins Crypto Patent Effort “COPA”

Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Wednesday it has collaborated with the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) to share open-source projects and use a shared patent library. According to BitPay, COPA was founded by Square and believes open access to patents and freedom from threats on… Read More

European Payment Services Provider Nets Group and Salamantex to Support Bitcoin, Ethereum Transactions in Austria

Nets Group, a European payment services provider, along with with Salamantex, an Austrian developer of software solutions for cryptocurrency payments, have announced that they’re bringing acceptance of virtual currencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Etherereum (ETH) and XRP to in-store points-of-sale in Austria. The partnership between Nets… Read More

Fintech Square Cash App Users Now Able to Send Instant Bitcoin Payments for Free

Payments company Square’s (NYSE:SQ) Cash App now allows users to complete Bitcoin payments without having to pay transaction fees. You can now instantly send bitcoin to other $cashtags for free, right from your Cash App. To celebrate, we’re giving out $1 million in BTC. To… Read More

Miami’s JAG Insurance Group Decides to Issue its Very First Policy Using Digital Currency

Miami-headquartered JAG Insurance has reportedly issued its very first policy using cryptocurrency. JAG Insurance Group, which is well-known for being a digital tech pioneer and challenging the standards of the insurance industry, has decided to take its first steps into the crypto-asset space by issuing… Read More

Elizabeth Stark from Lightning Labs Reveals how her Firm Is Developing Second Layer Scalability Solutions for Bitcoin

Crypto exchange OKCoin confirms that they recently became one of the first digital asset trading platforms to implement the Lightning Network (LN), which is a layer-two scaling solution enabling the faster and more efficient transfer of BTC. OKCoin has awarded a new grant to Bitcoin… Read More

BitPay Adds DogeCoin to List of Supported Cryptos, Confirms NBA Team Dallas Mavericks are Early DOGE Adopter

BitPay is welcoming Dogecoin (DOGE) to its list of supported digital currencies. This new addition is now being supported via the BitPay Wallet app and at all of BitPay’s enabled merchant locations. The Shiba-Inu based crypto-asset Dogecoin has become quite popular, especially with billionaire Elon… Read More

Proper Digital Payments Systems Use Cached Data for Speed and Persistent Data for Recoverability, Coinbase Explains

Digital asset exchange Coinbase recently explained how the company is building digital payments systems. Coinbase says that it aims to create an open financial system for consumers and businesses across the globe. The Coinbase Payments team’s mission is “to empower customers to move money in… Read More

Nearly 40% of US Consumers like Tesla Inc’s Decision to Accept Bitcoin as a Payment Method, according to New Survey

Consumer sentiment regarding Bitcoin (BTC) as a legitimate payment method has changed significantly following the historic crypto market bull run, which is truly unprecedented. With BTC prices reaching all-time highs (briefly hitting $49,000) on the heels of Elon Musk’s tech firm Tesla’s announcement that they’ve… Read More

PayPal Says it Won’t be Purchasing Bitcoin or Other Cryptos but Will Capitalize on the Growth Opportunity Presented by Digital Assets

PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) has reportedly stated that they won’t be purchasing cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), the payments giant’s CFO John Rainey told CNBC on Thursday (February 11, 2021). Rainey clarified that PayPal would not be investing corporate cash (probably) “in sort of financial assets… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Small Business Owners in India Reveal how Accepting BTC Payments has Helped their Companies

Deepika, who writes blog posts for LocalBitcoins, a peer-to-peer Bitcoin exchange, has asked whether there are any small business owners in India that accept BTC as a form of payment for goods and services. Deepika notes that it can be inconvenient when a small business… Read More

BitPay Says Fintechs Square and PayPal will Drive Bitcoin and other Cryptos to Become Globally Accepted Payment Method

The team at BitPay, a blockchain payment technology firm that allows users to accept and send Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, notes that even though 2020 was a “rollercoaster of a year for the world,” digital currency remains at the “forefront” of the future of finance…. Read More

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