Bitcoin Payment News
Bitcoin, as any other type of established currency is, among other things, meant to be a method payment. As of yet, Bitcoin payments have not become widely used, though they are surely moving towards it. The Bitcoin payment process establishes a pretty high entry barrierfor users and pushes some potential users away. The small amount of accepters makes using Bitcoin as a means of payment an unnecessary option for most businesses. Still,it might not be not wise to turn down a method of payment that is useful for some clients, since accepting payments though Bitcoin isn’t really that hard of a task. There are multiple guides on how to accept Bitcoin payments and secondary services have been made to ease in this task. Bitcoin payments were, for some time, slow and expensive, but the development of Bitcoin makes it easier and faster to use Bitcoin as an alternative to cash for regular, small purchases.
El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption agenda continues apace, this time extending to a local airline.
Subsidiary of Mexican airline Volaris to accept Bitcoin payments
After pulling back from Bitcoin three years ago, Stripe is looking to reenter the crypto sector.
Stripe builds new crypto team for payments 3 years after dropping Bitcoin
Arcane Research says that Lightning Network usage has been on a steep upward trajectory since late last year, but in September, growth went parabolic off the ba...
Arcane Research predicts 700 million Lightning Network users by 2030
“I just want my coins back. I'm tired of how long and drawn out it is," said one user claiming to be one of the 24,000 Mt. Gox creditors.
Mt. Gox creditors may receive nothing if they fail to vote by Friday
One of the world’s largest point-of-sale providers has partnered with BitPay to allow U.S.-based merchants to accept crypto payments
Verifone to enable crypto payments at major retailers through BitPay
Efforts to expand Bitcoin’s functionality for payments, smart contracts and Web 3.0 are well underway, opening the door to wider mainstream adoption.
Smart contracts are coming to Bitcoin through Dfinity’s Internet Computer
S&P Global believes El Salvador’s recognition of Bitcoin as legal tender has brought “immediate negative implications” for its credit rating.
El Salvador’s credit rating could take a hit amid Bitcoin adoption, warns S&P Global