Tag: Payments

Bitcoin
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Amazon-Owned Twitch Removes Crypto Payments for Subscriptions

Brian Evans - Mar 26, 2019

Amazon-owned live streaming video platform Twitch.tv has reportedly removed its cryptocurrency payment option for subscriptions.

Adoption
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Streaming Service Twitch Removes Crypto Payment Options, Reddit User Reports

Brian Evans - Mar 24, 2019

Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash have been removed as payment options from Amazon-owned streaming service Twitch

Adoption
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Western Union Partners With Stellar Collaborator Thunes for Mobile Wallet Transfers

Brian Evans - Mar 22, 2019

Financial services provider Western Union is partnering with Stellar collaborator Thunes to enable WU clients to transfer funds directly to mobile wallets globally

Blockchain
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Facebook Seeks Legal Counsel as Hints of Blockchain Payments Continue

Brian Evans - Mar 21, 2019

A major legal post focusing on blockchain has opened at Facebook in the latest sign of associated payment plans

Facebook
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Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products

Brian Evans - Mar 21, 2019

Facebook is looking to hire a lead commercial counsel for blockchain to negotiate "partnerships needed to launch new products."

Business News
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Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin

Brian Evans - Mar 20, 2019

Payments startup Square wants to bring on crypto-focused engineers and designers, and may pay them in bitcoin.

BitPay
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Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

Avnet, one of the world's largest distributors of electronic components and services, is now accepting crypto payments through BitPay.

Adoption
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Largest Swiss Online Retailer Digitec Galaxus Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

Cryptocurrencies are now accepted by the leading Swiss online retailer Digitec Galaxus

Altcoin
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Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire: Stablecoins That Use Open Standards Will Prevail

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2019

Jeremy Allaire, co-founder & CEO of payments company Circle, has said that as the sector continues to see new market entrants, stablecoins using open standards will prevail

Adoption
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US Payment Giant Visa Seeks Crypto and Blockchain Talent for Tech Product Manager

Brian Evans - Mar 18, 2019

Global payment services giant Visa has published a crypto- and blockchain-related job opening for its Visa Fintech division