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Many bitcoin users have compared bitcoin to settlement networks like Visa. However, one important technical aspect which separates bitcoin from the rest is security.
Major bank Santander lists the advantages and disadvantages of using Bitcoin in the banking and financial sector.
Bitwage has announced the release of its API, integration with Hubstaff and enabling of Credit Card payments.
Chip Chap, the “e-money converter” app, released a new version that supports worldwide bitcoin purchases via credit card.
How to actually buy bitcoins is one of the most frustrating, trickiest, and most inconvenient parts of getting started with digital currency.
The U.S. and Cuba transact in bitcoin, Coin (the all-in-one credit card) has revealed the second iteration of its card, Coinbase allows users to purchase bitcoin with debit and credit cards, and more top stories from this week in FinTech.
Purse.IO solves the problem of purchasing items from Amazon with Bitcoin. The marketplace helps buyers save up to 25% off Amazon acquisitions by spending bitcoins.
More and more business are beginning to love Bitcoin. The digital currency has gained a lot of popularity in the last year, and it's not just being accepted by companies, but also by the general public and small businesses.
Major Banks and credit card companies such as American Express have developed “fraud free” and encrypted chip-enabled cards
OneBit, a bitcoin wallet app that enables its users to pay with bitcoin at any credit card accepting store, has entered the alpha stage of development.
Five years ago, the notion of paying for items via your smartphone was seen as something of a novelty.
The Walker Sands 2015 Future of Retail survey of 1,400 online consumers across the United States found that study participants consider mobile wallets and applications the least secure form of payment, ranking behind personal checks and cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
FinCEN fines Ripple Labs a penalty of US$700K, Bitstamp partners with Vogogo, ShoCard allows you to store your identity on Bitcoin's blockchain, and more news.
UK-based Bitcoin exchange Netagio, announces the launch of its credit and debit card payment options for trading accounts, enabling users to deposit funds using their Visa, Visa Electron, Visa Debit, MarterCard, MasterCard Debit, or Maestro cards, and trade them in exchange for bitcoins.
Bitcoin payment processor BitPay has announced at the Money Conf Belfast 2016 that the startup will shift its focus from merchant payment platforms and services to working with large financial institutions and banks.
The European Parliament has passed a deal to cap the fees at 0.2% that banks charge retailers to process payments in a move that could undermine one of bitcoin’s main competitive advantages in the EU.
The European Union (EU) Parliament, on the advice of Pablo Zalba, will vote on Tuesday, March 17, on whether credit card transaction fees should be arbitrarily capped at 0.2 %. The legislation, which would govern both domestic and cross-border transactions, is being pushed as a “cost saver” for consumers and retailers....
Canadian startup YesToBitcoins.com announces a new service that allows local users to pay their credit cards bills using the digital currency.
New credit card-sized wallet from Verso provides extreme protection for the users Bitcoin.
American Express rolls out a new online checkout service, FinTech is the reason for record hikes in venture capital flooding into the London startup scene, and more FinTech news
While other financial establishments such as VISA are experimenting with bitcoin and its blockchain technology, MasterCard has shifted its focus to biometric data security.
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