Payments

Western Union Makes Takeover Offer for MoneyGram

Western Union might be purchasing cross-border payments company MoneyGram. According to a June 1 article on Bloomberg, the paym...

Hong Kong Vending Machines Choose BCH over BTC

After Roger Ver posted a video of a Hong Kong vending machine accepting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and not Bitcoin (BTC), trader and Yo...

Top Countries That Tick All the Boxes

For crypto enthusiasts, choosing a location to live in that supports an ideal lifestyle extends beyond searching for a city wit...

Why I’ve Started Accepting BTC for Glass Pipes

Once my company, Jerome Baker Designs, had become one of the premier producers of custom pipes and bongs in the 1990s, I no lon...

Why Have Cryptocurrency Payments Failed to Take Off So Far?

Paying with crypto has long been at the center of the discussions of why cryptocurrencies exist and why they are useful. But de...

New Partnership Adds Crypto Payment Routes on Shopify

A partnership with crypto payment processor CoinPayments means bolstered digital asset payment compatibility for Canadian e-com...

Binance-Backed Crypto Travel Firms Travala.com and TravelByBit Merge

Hotel booking service Travala.com and flight booking website TravelByBit — both of which accept cryptocurrencies as payment — a...

Aeternity Launches Crypto Tipping Platform for Social Creators

Blockchain firm Aeternity launched its social monetization tool “Superhero” on May 20, describing the platform as “...

Coil Creators Can Now Receive Payouts Using Uphold Wallets

Digital payment platform Uphold has announced a partnership that allows Coil creators to be able to select the platform as thei...
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Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Works on National Digital Currency Pilot

While global jurisdictions are progressing with central bank digital currencies, private institutions also work on digitizing n...