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Slide Mobile Payments Announces Expansion of Checkout Options; Now Including Crypto Through BitPay

BitPay announced on Tuesday that mobile payments app Slide Mobile Payments is adding cryptocurrency as a payment option using the digital currency platform. Slide, which was notably created by PayPal-backed company Raise Marketplace and launched earlier this year, claims to be the only mobile payment… Read More

BitPay Announces Two Executive Hires

  Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Tuesday two new executive hires, Jagruti Solanki, CPA, MBA, CGMA as Chief Financial Officer, and Shaun Worley as Product Vice President.  BitPay reported that prior to joining its team, Solanki served as an Assurance Partner with Aprio, LLP, specializing in technology… Read More

BitPay Joins Forces With Travala.com to Launch Crypto Travel Gift Cards

 Travala.com, a blockchain-based travel booking service, announced on Thursday it has joined forces with cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay to power Travala.com’s new Travel Gift Cards. According to Travala.com, the collaboration will enable cryptocurrency holders to purchase gift cards redeemable for over three million travel products… Read More

BitPay Launches Mass Payout Service “BitPay Send”

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Thursday the launch of BitPay Send. According to BitPay, BitPay Send is described as a new mass payout service that enables organizations of all sizes to pay employees, affiliates, customers, vendors, contractors, and others with cryptocurrency. The service… Read More

Turner Sports’ Blocklete Games Now Accepting Cryptocurrency For Payments Through BitPay

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday  Blocklete Games, Turner Sports’ sports video gaming experience built on blockchain, is now accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment through the BitPay platform. BitPay reported that it will enable users to make payments using Bitcoin, Bitcoin… Read More

BitPay: New Study Shows Merchants That Accept Bitcoin Attract New Customers & Sales

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday the results of a study conducted by leading research and advisory firm Forrester Consulting, titled Total Economic Impact Of Accepting Bitcoin Using BitPay. The study, which was commissioned by BitPay, examines the cost savings and business benefits enabled… Read More

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

BitPay Announces Expansion of Integration with Coinbase; Enables Instant, No Fee Blockchain Payments

  Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has expanded its integration with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase to enable instant, no fee blockchain payments. BitPay claims that the upgrade makes it easier for Coinbase users to spend crypto including USD Coin, Bitcoin, Ethereum and… 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

BitPay App Update: Now Supports Segwit, Dark Mode, & Manage Coinbase Wallet Capability

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay recently announced it has updated its mobile app to support Segwit as well as have dark mode available and the ability to directly among Coinbase wallets. “At BitPay, we constantly strive to improve our products and deliver you the best… Read More

BitPay Launches Prepaid Mastercard in the U.S.

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Thursday it has launched the BitPay Card, which is claimed to be the first  Mastercard Prepaid card for crypto users in the U.S. According to BitPay, the BitPay Card enables customers to instantly convert cryptocurrency into fiat currency,… Read More

Malta’s Authorities Remain Committed to Making Country a “Blockchain Island,” Despite Binance and Other Crypto Exchanges Not Being Licensed

Malta’s financial regulators clarified last week that Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange by adjusted trading volume, is not licensed “to operate in the cryptocurrency sphere” within the island nation.  The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has not yet issued operational licenses to any… Read More

BitPay Announces Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Payments With Poynt’s Terminal Point-of-Sales Devices

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with open commerce platform Point to integrate its bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments with Poynt’s Smart Terminal point-of-sale devices.  The duo reported that with just the scan of a QR code at checkout, consumers… Read More

BitPay CEO Stephen Pair Confirms Giant Crypto Payments Processor to Add Support for More Digital Assets

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Stephen Pair, CEO at BitPay, a leading cryptocurrency payments processor, recently revealed that the platform will begin supporting additional digital assets. Pai confirmed that BitPay was also looking into integrating the Lighting Network (LN), a protocol for a layer-two payments network aimed at expediting Bitcoin… Read More

BitPay Joins Forces With Simplex to Make Mobile App An All-In-One Solution For Crypto Purchasing

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Thursday it has formed a fiat-to-crypto transaction platform Simplex to give Bitpay mobile app users the ability to purchase Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly in-app using a credit card. BitPay reported that through the partnership users may now… Read More

American Cancer Society Partners With BitPay to Accept Bitcoin Donations

Non-profit cancer research organization American Cancer Society is now accepting bitcoin donations through its collaboration with global blockchain payments provider BitPay. According to Coindesk, BitPay has handled more than $50 million in donations since 2017 for various organizations, including American Red Cross, BitGive Foundation, United… Read More

BitPay Rolls Out Stablecoin Payments for Merchants & Consumers

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Tuesday it the rollout of stablecoin payments for merchants and consumers. BitPay reported that it now supports payment acceptance and settlement in any of three popular volatility-free stablecoins, Circle’s USD Coin (USDC), the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) and Paxos… Read More

BitPay: Users May Now Buy UK Gift Cards With the BitPay Mobile App

With the 2019 holiday season set to kick off in a couple of weeks, global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced that users may now purchase UK gift cards with the BitPay mobile app. According to BitPay, users may now use their crypto to purchase cards… Read More

BitPay Set to Support XRP For Payment Processing & Cross-Border Transfers Through New Partnership With Xpring

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced earlier this week it is set to support XRP for payment processing and cross-border transfer through its new partnership with Ripple’s developer initiative, Xpring. According to BitPay, the support will allow businesses to accept XRP for payments through BitPay’s merchant processing… Read More

Ohio Suspends Bitcoin for Tax Payments Program, OhioCrypto.com

Robert Sprague, appointed as Ohio’s new Treasurer in January, has announced the suspension of OhioCrypto.com, the state’s cryptocurrency tax payments portal. The decision was reportedly made following standard due diligence reviews conducted by staff when Sprague took over from his predecessor, Josh Mandel. Mandel authorized… Read More

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