Tag: payments

  • Blockchain, credit

    Australian DTA Tells Senate There is Better Technology Than Blockchain

    Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has told the Senate that there is better technology for every use of blockchain considered today. The agency received AU$700,000 from the Australian 2018-19 Budget to explore blockchain for efficient government services purposes. Australian Government to Launch Blockchain Applications In May, the DTA...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 24, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • Starbucks

    Starbucks, Microsoft, and ICE to Launch Bitcoin Payments Provider

    Big corporate names, including Starbucks, Microsoft, and Intercontinental Exchange, are partnering up to launch an integrated platform that enables consumers and institutions to buy, sell, store, and spend digital assets on a seamless global network. Leveraging Microsoft’s cloud solution, the open and regulated global ecosystem for digital assets may...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 3, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Bank

    Argentinian Bank to Use Bitcoin for Cross-Border Transactions

    BMV bank has revealed a partnership with Bitex to allow customers to make cross-border payments in Bitcoin. They aim to utilise Bitcoin as a low-fee cryptocurrency which can be transferred across borders and easily exchanged for fiat currencies. Bank Moves from SWIFT to Bitcoin BMV said in a...

    tim copeland | May 22, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Blockchain Welfare

    Australia is Exploring the Blockchain for Welfare Payment Distribution

    Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), which works with government agencies, users, and private sector partners to develop public services, has announced it is studying the use of blockchain for welfare payment distribution. A prototype could be in the market come mid-2019. Australia May Deliver Welfare Payments over Blockchain The...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 17, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Smart Banknote Launched In Singapore Is New Tool for Mass Adoption

    A new smart banknote platform has launched pilot sales of physical bitcoin notes in Singapore. The Bitcoin smart banknotes are available in denominations of 0.01 and 0.05 BTC and have the potential to improve the simplicity and security of acquiring, owning, and circulating cryptocurrencies. Tangem Launches Smart Banknote to Facilitate Offline Use...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 4, 2018 | 5:00 pm
  • bartering

    Canada Bartering Platform Launches BTZ for 200,000 Users

    Toronto-based online-bartering market Bunz is launching its cryptocurrency Bunz Trading Zone (BTZ) to its own established community of 200,000 users on April 9. Canada Bartering Community of 200,000 Users to Trade With BTZ Coin As it gets into the cryptocurrency game, Bunz will provide 1,000 BTZ to each...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 9, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • bitpay

    Menlo Ventures Select BitPay as Its First Institutional Crypto Investment

    BitPay, the world’s largest blockchain payments provider, has closed its $40 Million extended Series B fundraising round, bringing the total amount raised to over $70 Million since the company’s inception in 2011. New investors in BitPay include Menlo Ventures, Capital Nine, G Squared, Nimble Ventures, and Delta-v Capital....

    Thomas Delahunty | April 2, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • Uncategorized

    Newegg Extends Bitcoin Payment Option to Customers From Canada 

    Newegg, a leading online retailer of computer hardware and consumer electronics in North America, announced that is accepting bitcoin from Canada customers. Newegg Accepts Bitcoin From Customers in Canada The company started accepting bitcoin payments from its U.S. customers in August 2014, but the cryptocurrency market has grown into a trendy asset class since then. The bitcoin option used...

    Ricardo Esteves | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 am

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