Bitcoin Payments

Philipp Plein Becomes First Major Fashion Brand to Accept Crypto Payments

The retailer will accept 15 cryptocurrencies for both online and in-store purchases.

Business  ·  5 August 2021

Bakkt, Quiznos Sandwich Chain to Launch Bitcoin Payment Pilot Program

The crypto custodian and Quiznos will allow customers at select Denver locations to purchase items with the cryptocurrency.

News  ·  3 August 2021
Bitcoin Payments

Florida Health-Care Company Accepting Bitcoin for COVID-19 Tests

The service is available at Progressive Care's PharmoRx locations in North Miami Beach.

News  ·  4 June 2021
Bitcoin Payments

In MLB First, Oakland A’s Sell a Private Suite for 1 Bitcoin

A’s President Dave Kaval previously said the baseball team would “hodl” the bitcoin received from sales and not convert it into fiat.

Business  ·  1 April 2021
Lightning Network

Strike Launches Bitcoin Lightning Payment App in El Salvador; Full EU Support Is Next

Salvadorans can now use Strike to receive remittances from their families abroad without the added hassle of currency conversion. The EU is next.

Tech  ·  31 March 2021
Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin Rises Despite Dollar Strength as Elon Musk Adds BTC Payment Option

Tesla accepting bitcoin payments and running its own nodes is "massively bullish," according to one analyst.

Markets  ·  24 March 2021
Bitcoin Payments

Wall Street Embrace of Crypto Grows Closer as Employees Argue on Its Behalf: CNBC

On a Zoom call with traders in January, co-President Daniel Pinto suggested he was open-minded about bitcoin.

Markets  ·  12 February 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Could Scalable Payments for Bitcoin Undermine Its Value?

A stream of crypto payments services coming to market give new life to the debate around whether bitcoin can be both a store of value and a payments token.

Markets  ·  7 February 2021
Bitcoin Payments

PayPal CEO Schulman Say He’s Bullish on Bitcoin as a Currency

Schulman spoke about the fall of cash, the rise of bitcoin and the institutional traders taking note of both.

Policy & regulation  ·  23 November 2020

Nevada Woman Charged in Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire as a Mystery Hacker Again Turns Tipster

The case, the website, the circumstances and the source all share parallels with another recent federal murder-for-hire prosecution.

Policy & regulation  ·  25 September 2020

On bitFlyer Japan, Bitcoin Rewards Program Hits New Record

A report shared with CoinDesk Japan revealed the number of bitFlyer users exchanging loyalty points for bitcoin hit a record high in August.

Markets  ·  18 September 2020

Another Bitcoin Lightning Startup Is Working With Visa to ‘Fast Track’ Card Payments

With help from the Visa Fast Track program, LastBit will let users make any purchase with bitcoin, without needing the merchant to actively accept it.

Tech  ·  25 August 2020
Bitcoin Payments

Coca-Cola Distributor Offers Bitcoin Payment Options for Aussie Vending Machines

More than 2,000 vending machines in Australia and New Zealand will let customers purchase Coke products using bitcoin.

News  ·  11 June 2020
Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin Shopping Gets a Boost From Social Distancing

State-imposed quarantines and policies set to work-from-home are boosting bitcoin-based shopping.

Business  ·  13 March 2020
Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin Usage Among Merchants Is Up, According to Data From Coinbase and BitPay

Although bitcoin adoption may move at a glacial pace, merchants are seeing sustained traction regardless of market dips.

Business  ·  3 February 2020