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BitPay Announces Wallet App Feature Expansion With Wyre Integration

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Wednesday a new feature enabling users to buy cryptocurrency from within the BitPay Wallet App using Wyre. According to BitPay, Customers can now buy Bitcoin and ETH using a debit card or Apply Pay through the mobile app. While sharing more… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Payments Now Accepted at Billion Dollar Food Delivery Giant, Just Eat in France, but Consumers Not Impressed

Billion-dollar food delivery giant, Just Eat in France, is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments. Just Eat had been allowing users to pay with Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and also with their credit cards through its website. Other traditional payments options such as checks and… Read More

Cryptocurrency Payments Firm NetCents Technology Joins Visa Fintech Fast Track Program

NetCents Technology Inc (CSE:NC) (FSE:26N) has reportedly joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program in order to enhance its payments platform. NetCents is a digital currency payments technology firm that will now be offering a Visa payment card to customers in the US and Canada. Like… Read More

Global Payment Sector to Reach $2.7 Trillion in Value by 2023, with Blockchain or DLT Increasingly Being Used by Cross-Border Payment Solutions: Report

The global payment industry and ecosystem has been growing steadily. The sector is projected to be valued at $2.7 trillion by 2023. Some of the challenges faced by the payment industry include high transaction fees, inefficient cross-border transactions, poor or lack of interoperability between different… Read More

Payments Firm Square Reports $875 Million in Bitcoin (BTC) Revenue via Cash App during Q2 2020

Payments company Square (NYSE:SQ) reported on August 4, 2020, that it generated $875 million in Bitcoin (BTC) related revenue through the company’s popular Cash App service during Q2 2020. Overall, Square reported a big beat topping analyst expectations. The jump was driven in part from… Read More

CoolBitX Partners with Payment Processor BitPay to Support Cryptocurrency Purchases Directly from Hardware Wallet

Blockchain security firm CoolBitX is focused on developing the infrastructure to bridge the gap between mainstream financial institutions and the nascent crypto-asset sector. On July 30, 2020, CoolBitX revealed that it has teamed up with BitPay, the leading provider of cryptocurrency payment services. As mentioned… Read More

London’s Micropayments Fintech SatoshiPay Acquires $550,000 Investment in XLM Cryptocurrency from Stellar Development Foundation

London-based SatoshiPay, a Fintech firm that aims to provide fast and affordable payment solutions, has teamed up with the San Francisco-headquartered Stellar Development Foundation (SDF). According to a release, SatoshiPay has received a $550,000 investment from SDF’s Enterprise Fund. The funds will be used to… Read More

Hardware Wallet Provider, Ledger, to Accept Digital Currency Payments via Crypto.com’s App

Ledger, a leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider, recently revealed that it’s now allowing its customers to make payments for products through Hong Kong-based Crypto.com’s online wallet app. As noted in an announcement published on April 9, 2020, Ledger will be accepting payments made using Bitcoin… Read More

Lightning Labs Introduces New Protocol for Handling Bitcoin Payments without Requiring Personal User Details

Lightning Labs, a company focused on developing the Lightning Network (LN), a layer-two scalability solution for conducting faster, cheaper micro-payments in Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies, has introduced a new authentication mechanism, called the Lightning Service Authentication Tokens (LSAT) protocol. The LSAT protocol will help… Read More

Crypto Startup Travala Partners Booking.com to Accept Digital Currency Payments for Hotel Reservations

Travala, a service that lets users pay for hotel reservations with digital currencies, will now be allowing its clients to book any hotel that is available via Booking.com. Travala’s management says that it has integrated Booking.com’s listed accommodations on its platform. The newly launched feature… Read More

NEM Ventures Strategically Invests in Cyclebit, a Company that Provides Tools for Accepting Cryptocurrency and Fiat Payments to Online and In-Store Merchants

NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investment division of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency platforms with a market cap of more than $300 million (at time of writing), has reportedly made an investment in Cyclebit, a provider of “simple, affordable… Read More

Germany’s WEG Bank AG Is Planning to Process Bitcoin Payments for Its Retail Clients

WEG Bank AG, a German bank that’s partly owned by blockchain-related organizations Nimiq, TokenPay, and the Litecoin Foundation, is reportedly preparing to accept cryptocurrency transactions on behalf of its clients next year.  WEG Bank AG CEO Matthias von Hauff said that the bank’s program is… Read More

Crypto Payments Processor CoinPayments Launches $PayByName Feature For Close to Instant Transactions Between Buyers & Sellers

Cryptocurrency payments processor CoinPayments announced on Monday to launch of its new feature, $PayByName, which allows for close to instant transactions between buyer and seller. According to CoinPayments, the feature will give the user the opportunity to send or receive payments without having to copy… Read More

PumaPay Teams Up With Total Processing to Enable Businesses to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

PumaPay, a blockchain payments system that provides an open source “free-of-charge blockchain-based protocol” that decentralizes the transaction process, announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Total Processing to enable businesses to accept cryptocurrency payments. According to PumaPay, Total Processing aims to help businesses avoid… Read More

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