Tag: payments

Sep 20 2021

Infrastructure Bill Seeks To Obligate People To Report Bitcoin Payments Of Over $10,000 To The IRS

The tax change would extend the IRS cash payments reporting requirements to bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.According to Publication 1544 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), any person who receives more than $10,000 in cash in 12 months due to a trade or business must report it to the IRS and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on...

Sep 07 2021

How individuals can ‘unbank’ from TradFi using crypto

Sep 07 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption payments technology

Cryptocurrencies are becoming increasingly popular as the world transitions to a more digital society. With this trend, many people are looking for ways to securely store their coins and tokens without worrying about fraud or theft. Crypto credit cards are a...

Sep 03 2021

Shiba adoption: Dallas Mavericks incentivizes Dogecoin (DOGE) use

Sep 03 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption doge dogeusd payments

In a move that appears as a support for meme-coin, Mark Cuban, the owner of Dallas Mavericks, has announced incentivizing its merchandise by rewarding buyers with Dogecoin. Dogecoin rewards for Mavericks Dallas fans The reward program...

Sep 02 2021

Twitter could soon test Bitcoin (BTC) tips via Lightning Network

Sep 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bitcoin btc payments technology tip jar

In another indication of crypto’s growing adoption by big tech companies, social media giant, Twitter, could be set to integrate Bitcoin tips into its platform according to available reports from MacRumors. Bitcoin is coming to Twitter...

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Aug 19 2021

Worldline, Bitcoin Suisse Partner To Enable Merchants To Accept Bitcoin In Switzerland

The payment services giant joined a major bitcoin solutions provider to increase BTC usage in Switzerland as a medium of exchange.European payments and transactional services provider Worldline has partnered with Bitcoin Suisse, a Swiss bitcoin services firm, to launch its new omnichannel payment solution. The new...

Major US mortgage lender UWM to accept Bitcoin (BTC) payments

Aug 19 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btc eth payments

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) CEO Mat Ishbia has recently announced the company’s intention to become the first nationwide mortgage lender to embrace crypto. According to the Detroit Free Press...

Aug 18 2021

Dutch club PSV to receive entire sponsorship in Bitcoin (BTC)

Leading Dutch football club, PSV Eindhoven is the latest football club to venture into the crypto space as the club has announced a new partnership with Anycoin Direct, which would see it become the first club in European football to have all...

Aug 16 2021

Why Mark Cuban says Dogecoin (DOGE) is a community ‘anyone can enjoy’

Aug 16 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btc culture doge payments

Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, explained why he backs the meme token, while...

Aug 13 2021

Jack Dorsey says every Twitter account should be linked to a Bitcoin Lightning Wallet

Aug 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd payments technology

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey said every account on his social media platform should link to a Bitcoin Lightning Wallet. But he stopped short of confirming this will happen anytime soon. Agreed. Every account on Twitter being able to link to a Lightning wallet however… -- jack...

Aug 12 2021

Ripple (XRP) will now scale remittances between Korea and Thailand

Aug 12 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption altcoins payments xrp

A major South Korean remittance service provider partnered up with Ripple in a bid to power up payments between the country and Thailand. Set to expand into additional remittance corridors, GME Remittance joined a flock of Korean financial...

Aug 10 2021

American Cinema giant AMC is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC)

Aug 10 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption amc bitcoin btc btcusd

In what is perhaps the latest in a series of events indicating the acceptance of crypto as a valid means of exchange globally, the foremost American cinema operator, AMC, has announced that it is planning to begin the...

AMC To Take Bitcoin As Payment For Movie Tickets By End Of Year

AMC Entertainment CEO Adam Aron shared on Monday's quarterly earnings call that the company is setting up IT logistics to support Bitcoin payments. Crypto is anticipated to be a supported method of payments at AMC theaters before the end of the year. Prepare The Popcorn Aron...

Aug 09 2021

As The Bitcoin Price Hits $45,000, Is The Next Bull Run Beginning?

With the bitcoin price hitting $45,000 and above, has the next BTC bull run begun?Last Week In Bitcoin is a new segment covering the week that was in Bitcoin, including all of the important news along with some analysis.It was the week we’ve been waiting for: We’ve spent most of the last week with the bitcoin price in the $40,000s, briefly...

Aug 05 2021

Fashion designer with 2.5 million followers is now accepting Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and other cryptos

Aug 05 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption payments

Upscale German fashion designer Philipp Plein told his 2.5 million followers on Instagram he will now accept crypto as payment online and in his stores. Plein has partnered with payment processors Coinify to make this happen. Online buyers opting to pay in crypto will get...

e-Commerce’s Most Promising Market? PayRetailers on Latin America

LatAm is a land of opportunity for e-Commerce, but the market also poses some unique challenges.

Aug 02 2021

Voyager Ventures Into Digital Payments With New Acquisition, But Should Focus On Bitcoin

Voyager acquired Coinify, but their focus on stablecoins might leave their customers behind while Bitcoin walks toward full monetization.New York-based bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading platform Voyager announced today the acquisition of Coinify, a...

Jul 29 2021

XRP jumps 19% as Ripple announces ODL corridor in crypto-friendly Japan

Jul 29 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption payments regulation xrp

US-based blockchain company Ripple, which operates the payment protocol and exchange network using XRP, announced a new...

Jul 23 2021

Amazon Is Getting Serious About Accepting Bitcoin For Payment

Jul 23 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  amazon business e-commerce payments

Amazon has begun its search to hire a Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead, to enable modern and inexpensive payments to Amazon.Amazon has begun its search to hire a Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead for its Payment Acceptance & Experience Team, who are responsible for facilitating billions of...

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