Category: Payments & Commerce

Flexa Integration Makes Litecoin Payments Possible At Over 39,000 Merchant Location

Photo: Flexa / Twitter Flexa, the New York-based startup seems extremely focused and determined to bring crypto payments to the mainstream. In its recent announcement, Flexa added the Litecoin payment option which will be available at over 39,000 merchant locations in the United States. This is the fifth cryptocurrency which […]

NOWPayments Review: Can It Beat the Competition?

Photo: NOWPayments / Facebook One of the most often-cited barriers to mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies is that they aren’t widely accepted as payments. Unless and until people can pay with crypto as easily and quickly as a credit card, Joe Public isn’t going to be interested. If this narrative is […]

Retail Giant Walmart Partners With VeChain, VET Price Shoots 40%

Under this new collaboration, VeChain will provide its entire blockchain infrastructure for real-time tracking of its products in Walmart’s supply chain. In a major announcement, one of the U.S.’s largest retail companies Walmart has joined hands with VeChain blockchain platform. Tom Forth, Senior Director, Emerging Technology Labs at PwC, was […]

SWIFT Say They are Planning to Use Blockchain Within Their Global Payment System

From SWIFT they said that banks now know they cannot stand still. They need to adapt their own systems to support them. Only a seamless and open global value transfer system can enable that. Just one week later after Facebook, together with its partners, announced they were going “all blockchain” […]

Western Union is Five Times Cheaper Than Ripple, Claims CEO

Western Union CEO is sure: digital currencies and the blockchain have great potential of acting as a processing system for payments, however, he claims that sending money with Ripple is 5-times more expensive than Western Union. Recently, at the Brainstorm Finance 2019 conference, Western Union’s CEO, Hikmet Ersek shared his […]

Litecoin Price Rises 4% as Litecoin Foundation Announced Physical Debit Card

Photo: Litecoin / Twitter Today, June 19, 2019, The Litecoin Foundation announced that they are teaming up with Bibox and Ternio pushing LTC price up by 4%. With their new card, which will leverage the already existing Ternio BlockCard platform, cryptocurrency users will be able to spend their crypto anywhere […]

Breez Unveils Its Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

Photo: Breez / Medium On Monday, June 17, payments platform Breez unveiled its Bitcoin payments app for iPhone in an attempt to boost the Bitcoin (BTC) adoption. As per the company announcement, this is the first project built on the Bitcoin network Lightning client called the Neutrino. Solving Bitcoin’s Mobility […]

Two Blockchain Startups Join Hands for Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

Photo: The Amazon blog In view of the recent partnership agreement between the crypto payment processing firm – CLIC Technology and its blockchain infrastructure & Business-to-Business (B-2-B) pair – Opporty, it was recently announced that both projects are working on a blockchain dApps ‘browser extension’. This will allow Amazon customers […]

MasterCard, Visa, Uber and Other Big Companies Backing Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Visa, Mastercard and PayPal are set to be backers of Facebook’s cryptocurrency along with a number of other companies, including Uber. Each will invest approximately $10 million into a foundation that will govern the coin. It seems Facebook Inc. has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc.,Mastercard […]