Merchant Services, Gambling, and Darknets: Coronavirus Economy Stunts Cryptocurrency Spending

Merchant Services, Gambling, and Darknets: Coronavirus Economy Stunts Cryptocurrency SpendingA lot has changed since the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe as it has caused a wide range of negative effects on the world’s economy. On March 30, the blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis published a report that shows how the cryptoconomy is faring from merchant acceptance to gambling, and darknet purchases as well. The researcher’s […]

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These Online Stores Will Sell You Masks, Gloves, Emergency Items for Cryptocurrency

These Online Stores Will Sell You Masks, Gloves, Emergency Items for CryptocurrencyEvents like the global coronavirus outbreak provide good justification for some prepping. Crises like this often result in shortages and skyrocketing prices of important emergency items, proving that everyone should keep a box of face masks and even a decent survival kit, should things go really bad. The pandemic scare affected crypto holders this week […]

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Australia Crypto Merchant Trade Sets $74K Monthly Record With BCH Capturing 97%

Australia Crypto Merchant Trade Sets Monthly Record at $74K With BCH Capturing 97% of Spending, Report DetailsCryptocurrency payments in Australia, which have been growing in volume in the past few years, have recently scored another record. Crypto-based merchant trade across the country reached almost $74,000 in February according to a new report. Bitcoin cash has by far the largest share in retail crypto spending and transactions among coins accepted by Australian […]

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These Maps Will Help You Locate Merchants Ready to Accept Your Cryptocurrency

These Maps Will Help You Locate Merchants Ready to Accept Your CryptocurrencyGetting into Bitcoin is a first step many have already taken, and with the generally positive start of 2020, more are likely to make the move. But then there’s the question of what to do with your coins. Regardless of how you obtained them – through purchase, faucet, airdrop, fork, business, or salary — it’s […]

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Bitcartcc’s Merchant Solution: Developer Builds Self-Hosted Btcpay Alternative Supporting Bitcoin Cash

Bitcartcc: Developer Builds a Self-Hosted Btcpay Alternative Supporting Bitcoin CashOn February 28, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents were introduced to a new platform called Bitcartcc. The project is a self-hosted open source payment processor that allows merchants to accept bitcoin cash easily. Bitcartcc was created because the developers behind the popular application Btcpay refuse to add support for BCH. Bitcartcc was built so anyone can […]

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Curious About Bitcoin, Nigerians See Increasing Opportunities to Buy and Spend Cryptocurrencies

Curious About Bitcoin, Nigerians See Increasing Opportunities to Buy and Spend CryptocurrenciesHigher prices since the start of the year have been restoring popular interest in cryptocurrencies. Google searches for “bitcoin” have increased since December to about half of those registered in June last year. There’s one country that sticks out as a benchmark for the indicator. Nigeria has consistently topped the chart in the past 12 […]

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Bitpay Partnership With Poynt Enables Crypto Payments at 100,000 Point-of-Sale Devices

Bitpay Partnership With Poynt Enables Crypto Payments at 100,000 Point-of-Sale DevicesOn February 11, the Atlanta-based payment processor Bitpay announced the firm’s recent partnership with the company Poynt. Now retailers will be able to support cryptocurrency payments using point-of-sale devices and crypto users will be able to pay with digital currencies at more than 100,000 Poynt retailers worldwide. Also Read: Ethereum vs Tron: Comparing Data, Defi […]

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Cambodia Announces Own Cryptocurrency as More Details Surface About China’s Digital Yuan

Cambodia Announces Own Cryptocurrency as More Details Surface About China’s Digital YuanWith China still in the lead, other countries are advancing their projects to develop payment systems around central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Cambodia, for example, has recently revealed it will mint its own coin within months. The news comes as more details about the digital Chinese yuan indicate its main purpose will be to substitute […]

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