Tag: payments

Apr 15 2021

Major Swiss Insurer Now Accepts Bitcoin

Swiss insurance giant AXA is offering a bitcoin-based payment option to meet growing demands for this alternative from its customers.Bitcoin adoption as a method payment is rising globally and the latest institution to embrace this development is Switzerland-based insurance giant, AXA.The Swiss-based insurance company...

Apr 10 2021

You can now shop at Amazon, Ebay, and Walmart with Crypto.com

Apr 10 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption payments sponsored

Hong Kong-based Crypto.com will now allow users to shop at global marketplaces Amazon and eBay, and retail giant Walmart after a new partnership with Shopping.io, the firm said in a release. “Shop at Amazon, eBay, and Walmart via Shopping.io with Crypto.com Pay,” the...

Apr 06 2021

NBA’s Sacramento Kings to offer its players a salary in Bitcoin (BTC)

Apr 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture payments

Professional American basketball organization Sacramento Kings will allow its players and staff to receive salaries in Bitcoin (BTC), its chairman Vivek Ranadivé reportedly revealed during a conversation on Clubhouse yesterday. “I'm going to announce in the next few days that I'm going to offer everyone in the Kings organization, they can get paid as much of their salary in Bitcoin as they...

Mar 30 2021

Bitcoin Gets Big Boost As PayPal Announces Cryptocurrency Checkout Service

Mar 30 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business payments paypal

Payments giant PayPal has launched the ability to use bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment methods.PayPal has revealed that it has launched a new service that allows its customers in the United States to use bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment to merchants. According to Reuters, the new...

PayPal to Allow Crypto Payments for All 29 Million Merchants

Mar 30 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business payments paypal

After announcing active development on crypto payment solutions in July 2020, PayPal announced that it would allow U.S. consumers to pay with crypto at millions of merchants. PayPal Continues Crypto Trend PayPal customers can now use the cryptocurrency in their PayPal account to pay for goods and services online....

PayPal to allow Americans to pay with Bitcoin, Ethereum at over 29 million vendors

Mar 30 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption payments

PayPal announced today that it shall allow US customers to pay with cryptocurrencies throughout its worldwide retailer network, as per a report this morning on Reuters. The move can help bolster the daily usage and...

Mar 29 2021

MobiePay: Secure Fiat & Digital Currency Payment Solution

Mar 29 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  fintech mobiepay payments

Launched in 2018, MobiePay is an innovative fiat and digital currency payment solution to customers and businesses. As a global payment and reward ecosystem, MobiePay enables consumers to spend or transfer fiat money and cryptocurrencies instantly from their mobile devices to other parties or users. Alongside initial application development, Mobiepay is also designed to time [...] The post MobiePay: Secure Fiat & Digital...

Mar 26 2021

From De-Fi and payments to NFTs: what is driving crypto’s value in 2021?

Mar 26 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption defi guest post nfts opinion

Insiders are understandably enthusiastic about the significant potential Decentralized Finance (DeFi) holds for its users. From lending crypto to others that need it in return for a yield, to taking out loans without ever needing to sign your name or interact with another human, to speculating with no broker involvement, to smart algorithms that can and optimize investment portfolios, De-Fi is set to...

Mar 17 2021

VISA says it’s developing a Bitcoin and crypto business

Mar 17 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd payments

Visa is set to enter the cryptocurrency market as the payments processor looks to capitalize on the sector’s growth and expand its worldwide business, a report on business outlet Moneycontrol said Tuesday. Visa moves into the Bitcoin and crypto world The firm has so far strayed far from the crypto...

Mar 16 2021

Leeds United Partners with Skrill: Now a Live Payments Option

Mar 16 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  business fintech leeds united payments skrill

Leeds United, the prominent Premier League football team, has entered into a partnership with Skrill, the global digital payments provider. The partnership will allow the use of Skrill for both merchandise and ticket purchases with Leeds United, as well as other synergies between the two entities. Beginning this weekend at Elland Road, the home of [...] The post Leeds United Partners with Skrill:...

Mar 13 2021

For Many in the Sex Industry, “Bitcoin Is the Only Option”

While Bitcoin has a strong use case in the sex industry, accepting crypto is a double-edged sword for sex workers. Bitcoin's Learning Curve Is Steep and Troublesome Many in the sex industry have turned to Bitcoin out of necessity. In December,...

Mar 08 2021

PayPal Confirms Acquisition of First Crypto Firm

Mar 08 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business crypto payments paypal wallets

PayPal has confirmed its acquisition of the cloud-based digital asset custody firm, Curv. PayPal Expanding Crypto Services The payment giant closed the deal with Israeli firm Curv which provides cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security to institutions. Last Tuesday, the first...

Feb 26 2021

B2Broker on B2Core: How to Become a Market Leader in 2021

Offering top-of-the-line financial trading services has never been more important than in 2021. B2Broker explains how.

Feb 24 2021

Opera Browser Partners With Simplex for Fiat On-Ramp

Popular web browser Opera has partnered with fiat-to-crypto onramp solution provider Simplex. Opera Users Can Buy Crypto Within Browser With the partnership, Opera users will be able to buy cryptocurrencies...

Feb 19 2021

Lastbit Launches Two Lightning Payment Apps To Boost Adoption In Europe

Feb 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  lastbit mastercard payments technical

With Lastbit Lite and Lastbit Cards, users can move instantly between bitcoin and euros via the Lightning Network.Lightning Network's Latest News...

Feb 18 2021

Safello Partnership Enables Direct Crypto Purchases From Users’ Bank Accounts

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash exchanges news payments

A new tie-up with payments firm Klarna brings the exchange access to more than 5,000 banks across Europe.

Top Auction House Christie’s to Accept Ether Cryptocurrency for Digital Art Sale

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  art business christie's coinflash ether

The sale gives Christie's a chance to "dip its toes" in crypto, said a New York representative.

Feb 17 2021

Mastercard Launches Prepaid Card for World’s First CBDC in Bahamas

The Bahamian Sand Dollar can now be used for payments anywhere Mastercard is accepted.

Dubai Free Zone Becomes First UAE Government Entity to Accept Bitcoin

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business dubai government news payments

The free zone accepts payments in bitcoin, ether and the tether stablecoin.

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