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How to Accept Bitcoin Payments for Your Business

If you run a small business and want to attract more customers by offering bitcoin payments, you may be wondering where to start. Keep in mind that it’s definitely not a way of...

Christina Comben | Feb 07, 2019 | 17:00
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Shapeshift Admits ‘Imposition of KYC’d Accounts’...

The instant digital asset exchange platform ShapeShift has laid off one-third of its team because of the “dramatic and severe” crypto recession as well as being cautious in...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 09, 2019 | 05:00
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LibrePatron Uses BTCPay To Bypass ‘Censorship-Heavy’...

A US attorney and developer has vowed to release an alternative to crowdfunding platform Patreon using open source Bitcoin payment processor BTCPay. Replicating Patreon’s...

Esther Kim | Dec 31, 2018 | 10:00
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Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech...

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,”...

Emilio Janus | Dec 16, 2018 | 15:00
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Square’s Debut of Payment Terminal Triggers Fresh Bitcoin...

Consumer and merchant payment network Square Inc. unveiled a point-of-sale (PoS) terminal October 19 in a move which sparked excitement about possible Bitcoin integration. Bitcoin PoS...

Wilma Woo | Oct 20, 2018 | 00:00
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It ‘Doesn’t Work’: Cryptocurrency Community Tells...

BHB Network CEO Giacomo Zucco publicly urged Latvian airline airBaltic to replace BitPay as its Bitcoin payment processor September 5, claiming the company’s product “doesn’t...

Wilma Woo | Sep 05, 2018 | 14:00
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ShapeShift Ends Anonymity With Announcement of Mandatory KYC Data...

Instant cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift.io has become the latest cryptocurrency entity to succumb to user data collection as part of a major overhaul to its services. CEO Voorhees...

Wilma Woo | Sep 05, 2018 | 11:00
CheapAir Sends Warning To Customers About Bitcoin Extortion Scam
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CheapAir Sends Warning To Customers About Bitcoin Extortion Scam

Popular travel and accommodation website CheapAir.com mentioned in a blog post how they were threatened with a social media smear campaign demanding $10,000 in Bitcoin.  CheapAir.com...

Kevin O’Brien | Aug 29, 2018 | 03:00
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No More Coinbase and BitPay: Process Your Own Bitcoin Payments for $6...

Merchants can now use a Bitcoin full node to process their own payments via the BTCPay server for under $6 a month — with or without Lightning Network functionality.  Removing...

Wilma Woo | Aug 18, 2018 | 15:00
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Mastodon to Accept Bitcoin As More Users Unfollow Twitter

Decentralized social network Mastodon is seeing major interest from Bitcoin users as Twitter fails to act on botnets, censorship and account blocks. [The original version of this...

Wilma Woo | Aug 10, 2018 | 13:00
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‘We’re In It For The Long Haul’ — CheapAir CEO on...

Bitcoinist caught up with CheapAir CEO Jeff Klee to find out why exactly his company just switched from Coinbase to BTCPay Server. CheapAir.com has decided to double down in its...

Allen Scott | Jul 18, 2018 | 12:00

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