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This post was originally published here BitPay Expands Cross-Border Settlement Options to Gemini Dollar and Circle CENTRE Coin Atlanta, October 15, 2018 –  BitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider, today announced the option for merchants to receive settlement in Circle and the CENTRE USD//Coin (USDC) and the Gemini Dollar (GUSD), which are both stable coins pegged to the …

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Dish Network, one of the first major firms to accept bitcoin as method of payment, has announced it now also accepts bitcoin cash. The support for a second cryptocurrency comes a full four years after the U.S.-based subscription TV provider first decided to accept bitcoin in 2014. At the time it was the world’s largest …

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Bitcoin isn’t for payments? While that may be the popular narrative of late, don’t tell that to Bellatorra Skin Care, a luxury brand that has found the opposite as it’s expanded internationally into markets such as China and India. Not only is bitcoin (which has seen years of declining interest from merchants as the network bumped …

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Blockchain payments startup Bitpay has successfully raised $40 million in a Series B funding round, exceeding its initial goal of $30 million. Bitpay, which processes bitcoin and bitcoin cash payments for merchants, announced that had launched a $30 million Series B funding round last December, but decided to expand the round before it had concluded. …

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Playboy Enterprises will be developing an online wallet that will allow customers to use cryptocurrency to pay for company’s online media and includes support for the new Vice Industry token (VIT), according to a post on Playboy’s website published yesterday, March 14. The first sector of Playboy to use the crypto wallet will be Playboy.TV, …

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South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has partnered with BitPay to compete in the international remittance market, an executive announced March 13. Speaking to CNBC about the deal, BitPay chief commercial officer Sonny Singh said businesses would now be able to convert invoices to Bitcoin and use BitPay to settle them faster and more cheaply …

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The Coinbase wallet and exchange service has fixed a bug in the payment gateway system which caused users to lose their funds from Bitcoin transactions via the platform. The issue emerged two weeks after the cryptocurrency exchange announced the launch of Segregated Witness (SegWit) support for its transactions. In their Reddit post on March 12, …

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After updating their terms of use to ban explicit content and other related services on Feb. 2, payment processor BitPay has begun putting the ban into effect this week. Pornstar and Reddit user Sexy_Saffron posted on the subreddit /r/bitcoin on Feb. 24 an image of an email from BitPay stating that her account would be …

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The BitPay payment processor has announced its integration with the ShapeShift exchange to provide instant Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash trades. This announcement was made in a blog post Thursday, Jan. 18. The new partnership allows users to conduct exchanges between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in the BitPay and Copay wallets. US-based Bitpay was …

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BitPay, one of the companies affected by Visa suspending the status of the WaveCrest debit card provider this Friday, has released an announcement about the event today, on Saturday. In the statement, the company reassures its customers that the funds they had stored on their BitPay cards at the time of closure are safe, and …

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Visa, the payments giant, ordered cryptocurrency debit card providers to suspend their services on Friday, according to three of the affected companies. Bitcoin payments processor BitPay announced in a statement that its European card issuer, Wave Crest Holdings, Ltd., had been told by Visa to close its bitcoin accounts. The company will refund any remaining balances, …

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Bitcoin payment service provider BitPay has announced Friday, Dec. 22, that it is updating the minimum payment amount on its platform from $5 to $100, only to retract the change two days later, as reported in a blog post on Sunday. BitPay has shared an update Dec. 22, notifying its users that the platform will …

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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has surged to well over $2,000 today, apparently in response to the news that Bitcoin payment service BitpPay will begin accepting payments in the coin. According to a post from Friday on BitPay’s company blog, the need for more currency options for merchants has become increasingly clear. Over time, the service plans …

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It’s now possible to buy real gold with digital gold, should customers desire, according to an announcement from APMEX. According to the post, the company has integrated with BitPay merchant services and is now able to receive digital currencies, with buyers receiving the 4% discount usually reserved only for cash payments. The post continues by explaining …

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Bitcoin hardware wallet TREZOR has said it will allow users access to SegWit2x balances – if they manually split coins themselves. In a long-awaited statement on its position regarding the hard fork, TREZOR said it would issue a step-by-step guide for those users wishing to claim Bitcoin balances on both chains. “To safely split your …

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Bitcoin hardware wallet TREZOR is ending its BitPay integration over what its CTO describes as “playing games” with its API. In Twitter posts Thursday, Pavol Rusnak said that because BitPay could potentially rename the SegWit2x chain ‘BTC,’ Trezor would no longer display its tickers. The hardware wallet had adopted a cautious approach to SegWit2x, while …

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