Tag Archive: merchant adoption

  • Fit&Funky Starts Selling Fitness Apparel for VEROS Cryptocurrency Press releases

    Fit&Funky Starts Selling Fitness Apparel for VEROS Cryptocurrency

    Swiss dance-fitness company Fit&Funky now offers its clients fitness gear online with VEROS cryptocurrency. The European company, operating since 2013 is looking to expand its service by entering the Asian market with its new fitness services. [Note: This is a press release] Specializing in unique dance workout routines, Fit&Funky trainers combine all the key elements of balanced training such as intensely choreographed bodyweight exercise, aerobic warm up, as well as dance moves and stretching. Lifetime

    · March 23, 2017 · 12:00 am
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    Legislators to Introduce Pro-Bitcoin Bill in New Jersey

    In New Jersey, two legislators have brought a bill to the state legislature (A4478) that will create a regulatory framework for Bitcoin-related companies. Both the legislators and some in the Bitcoin community have touted the bill as a positive step towards bringing the cryptocurrency to the mainstream. Also read: 12charge Allows You to Pay for Utilities and More With Bitcoin A4478, alternatively titled the “Digital Currency Jobs Creation Act,” was introduced with the purpose of

    · June 3, 2015 · 3:00 pm
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    Is Bitcoin The Future of Micropayments?

    A micropayment is a type of payment that uses relatively small amounts of money to purchase every day items, such as food and drink. Now that bitcoin’s user base is growing, it may end up being the “missing link” that makes micropayments a viable option for everyone. Also Read: Thoughts on Bitcoin Blocksize Economics. The micro-payment idea originated with banks in the early 90’s. It was a pretty solid idea; load around 150 dollars on a card to

    · April 10, 2015 · 7:00 pm
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    Bitcoin Consumer Fair is The First of its Kind in Atlanta

    The Loudermilk Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia is slated to host the 2015 Bitcoin Consumer Fair on the April 18. The event is geared towards consumers and merchants who are interested in expanding the use of bitcoin in the Atlanta area, as well as those interested in working on the business and technology side of Bitcoin. Also read: Bitcoin and The World Money Fair in Berlin The purpose of the fair is to bring together consumers, merchants and

    · April 1, 2015 · 8:00 pm
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    Crypto Regulation UK style?

        The rumors have been flying that the UK Treasury is looking into digital currencies and how to create some form of legal net for these currencies. The UK Treasury is asking for information on new digital currencies from the public, law enforcement agencies and financial regulators. However, most of these people do not know what digital currencies are. That is why the UK government is giving the hand of friendship toward the Bitcoin

    · November 17, 2014 · 8:20 pm
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    Finally, PayPal goes “ALL IN” with Bitcoin

    Finally, PayPal accepts bitcoin and signs partnerships with BitPay, Coinbase and Gocoin Today, PayPal gave “Bitcoiners” good news. Scott Ellison, PayPal’s Senior Director has revealed the companies that will be working with PayPal in the bitcoin integration in an attempt to increase the adoption of bitcoin worldwide. The first completed project is an integration with PayPal’s Payments Hub, which is their alternative payments platform for digital goods. Customers with a bitcoin wallet will now be

    · September 24, 2014 · 3:03 am
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    Bitpay poised to release IOS app

    In the world of payment processing the biggest name in the Bitcoin game is almost undoubtedly Bitpay. Fresh off the opening of their expansive Amsterdam office to round out their San Franciso and New York Offices they’ve certainly got the look and the resources to get a firm hold of their target sector. Further deepening that hold, Bitpay will soon be launching the IOS version of their app making it possible for merchants to sell

    · September 12, 2014 · 6:39 am
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    There are many reasons why Merchants should accept bitcoin

    The demand for digital currencies is on the rise and there is already an estimated 80,000 businesses currently accepting Bitcoin throughout various countries. Bitcoin is becoming progressively of mainstream use, and businesses who are still delaying bitcoin payments acceptance are falling behind from this digital currency revolution, that is surely is here to stay. The Majority of forward-thinking business man around the world is hopping onto the Bitcoin payments trend; many of them are adopting

    · September 5, 2014 · 9:11 pm
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    MerchantCoin.net set to launch new digital currency (XMC)

    MerchantCoin.net is trying to facilitate global adoption of bitcoin. MerchantCoin announced early this week, its incorporation in Crypto Valley Zug, Switzerland. MerchantCoin is a marketing centric digital currency (XMC) working to globally present and commercialize the use of bitcoin. MerchantCoin is the first self sustaining, marketing centric crypto-currency that incentivizes consumers, advocates and businesses to acquire and use Bitcoin. Despite its rise in stature since inception in 2008, Bitcoin has faced significant challenges in garnering

    · September 4, 2014 · 7:12 pm
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    Bill Ninja: Pay Bills in the Phillipiines with Bitcoin!

    It seemed with the ability to earn Bitcoin through selfies, buy bitcoin through a well designed exchange, and the ability to remit to the Philippines using bitcoin, Miguel had it pretty good over at Satoshi Citadel Industries, or SCI. Today I talked to them about Bills.Ninja, a service that allows people to pay for bills in the Philippines using Bitcoin. All bills are promised to be paid with in 24 hours, and only a PhP 30

    · September 3, 2014 · 2:25 pm
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    The Merchant Adoptocalypse

    Most merchants who adopt Bitcoin do not keep the bitcoins they earn but instead sell them for dollars on exchanges immediately using payment processing services such as BitPay. Consequently, the merchant creates selling pressure at the exchange, which drives the price down. So far this effect has been relatively mild, but there is a real possibility that the “merchant adoption” effect could spiral out of control if the selling pressure from new merchants is so

    · August 30, 2014 · 2:53 pm
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    Bitcoin is exceeding U.S. online merchant’s expectations

    Bitcoin is catching some steam over U.S. online merchants including Overstock, DISH and Expedia, as customer’s using the digital currency id becoming increasingly large. For now sales paid for in bitcoin have been a fraction of one percent, but this number is expected to rise as acceptance grows, and the online currency will become as ubiquitous as the internet. Michael Gulmann, vice president of global products at Expedia Inc. has stated: “Bitcoin isn’t going anywhere;

    · August 28, 2014 · 9:13 pm
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    Merchant Adoption: Shopjoy

    When looking for a place to spend your Bitcoin, we have the bases covered. But if you’re looking for some more quirky items to purchase I think ShopJoy is a hard place to beat. Offering stuff like cases with hands on them, to more sensible items like unlocked phones. Do note that prices are in Austrailian dollars, so take that into factor if you are purchasing abroad. 1. Why did you decide to make ShopJoy a

    · August 10, 2014 · 4:15 am
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    Merchant Adoption: Supplements First

    If your looking for some products that will help your body, check out at Supplements First. they also accept Bitcoin also, which is always a plus. They also hold the BItcoin they recieve, something that seems quite rare still. 1. What sparked the idea for Supplements first? When I noticed that there was a lack of a retailer for health & fitness supplements for Bitcoins on the market. As such when I went into the project to

    · August 3, 2014 · 11:08 pm
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    Coinapult Locks Public Beta : Launch Interview

    What is Coinapult? Panama-based Coinapult makes Bitcoin easier to access for both consumers and businesses. Coinapult was the first service for sending bitcoin via SMS and email, and has been one of the longest-operating Bitcoin sites. With its new easy-to-use wallet and Locks™ technology, the company continues to pioneer unique tools that expand the functionality of Bitcoin for the benefit of the whole community. Coinapult strongly believes in the power of Bitcoin to empower consumers

    · July 29, 2014 · 2:26 am
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    MMAadnet is now accepting Bitcoin!

    MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) is a growing sport, so its a big event when one of the biggest ad networks for MMA, MMAadnet, starts to accept Bitcoin. MMAadnet is one of the biggest ad networks, with the current status of working with 300 MMA related websites while serving over 5 Billion impressions. If you would like to know more about what MMAdnet is capable of, here is a little excerpt taken from their website. We

    · July 26, 2014 · 5:41 pm
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    News Summary: July 20-26

    Dell accepts Bitcoin The Bitcoin adoption rate keeps increasing by the minute, I swear. With now another e-commerce giant, Dell, now accepting Bitcoin the list of Bitcoin accepting merchants just increased by one. A very big one if you ask me. Read the full report from Bitcoinist. You could also check Coinbase’s blog, the payment processor that snagged Dell. Big win for them! Dell also has page informing people that they are accepting Bitcoin as well as

    · July 20, 2014 · 5:41 pm
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    CryptoPick: Pushing Candian Bitcoin adoption!

    Lately, most of the new startups I have heard of have been in the Philippines, but we can’t forget about the other countries, with startups like CryptoPick pushing Bitcoin adoption. Canada is a great place for Bitcoin, with one of the more open regulations regarding Bitcoin ventures. Subsequently, more merchants and other Bitcoin related events occur here. 1. What is CryptoPick? Cryptopick represents a small group of Bitcoin miners from the early days. Most of

    · July 10, 2014 · 7:18 pm
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    News Summary: June 29 – July 6

    California repeals law, allows Bitcoin. California legislation passes a bill allowing the use of digital currencies such as Bitcoin! Saturday, Jerry Brown signed this monumental bill, lifting the previous ban on cryptocurrrencies in California. This may have also impacted Bitcoin prices, with prices know around $650, and volume transactions peaking at $50 million for 24 hours. The original law, stating that anything besides the use of US currency is prohibited was outdated, technically even making rewards

    · July 2, 2014 · 3:32 am
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    Exclusive Q&A with Miguel Cuneta: Bitmarket.ph

    The Philippines, a prime market for cryptocurrency. Problem is, very few people have heard of it there. How would I know? I’m Filipino myself, and only now is the seeds of Bitcoin adoption happening. A big part of moving Bitcoin adoption forward is getting merchants to start accepting it, brick and mortar as well as online shops. That’s where bitmarket.ph comes in. 1. How did Bitmarket.Ph come about? A little background about the founders of

    · July 1, 2014 · 5:49 pm