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Surf Air is Now Accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum as Payment

Bitcoin is becoming more mainstream day-by-day. In many countries, thousands of merchants are accepting the token as a means of payment, and countries like Japan have also recognized digital currency as a legal exchange. Now the cryptocurrency has entered the trillion dollar travel industry. The California-based airline Surf Air has announced that it will accept […]

US airline now accepts payment in Bitcoin and Ethereum

US airline Surf Air announced it now accepts payments in Bitcoin and Ethereum. The “All-You-Can-Fly” airline accepts the cryptocurrencies as payment for its monthly membership and charter offerings. Surf Air said this marks the first time a travel provider has successfully accepted cryptocurrency as payments. The airline was born out of Silicon Valley and operates a number […]

‘Microraiden’ Payment Channels Go Live on Ethereum Network

A streamlined version of the Raiden payments channel network has been launched on the main ethereum blockchain. Activated yesterday, the launch comes months after µRaiden – known more commonly as “microraiden” – first launched on an ethereum test net. The idea behind the project, which is a simpler take on the still-in-development Raiden network, is to […]

Loose-change payment network Microraiden launches on Ethereum • The Register

A new micropayments technology called Microraiden has launched on the Ethereum blockchain’s main network. Microraiden is one of the strategies to help solve a teensy-weensy problem with Ethereum – quickly processing a large number of transactions. Every time a transaction is made on the Ethereum network, every node of the network has to verify it, […]

Silicon Valley Air Travel Provider Surf Air Now Accepting Payment Via Bitcoin And Ethereum

Moving to Bitcoin and Ethereum was a natural progression for Surf Air, whose Silicon Valley roots have catapulted the company onto the forefront of this larger cryptocurrency conversation. “Surf Air was built on the idea of disrupting and changing the way the world sources, purchases and accesses air travel so it only makes sense that […]

A Popular Payment App Now Lets Users Buy and Sell Bitcoin

In Brief Square’s Cash app has added new features that allow users to buy and sell bitcoin. Currently, the features are in beta and available to a small number of users, but future updates may add support for easy bitcoin transactions between friends and family members. Square Supports Bitcoin Square’s Cash app makes […]

Top Bitcoin cryptocurrency payment state is Alaska, says Overstock

The states driving most of Overstock’s purchases via cryptocurrency aren’t your typical tech havens. The top five states for cryptocurrency purchases are Alaska, Delaware, Oregon, Wyoming and Hawaii have , the company told CNBC. Overstock got this statistic by looking at the percentage of overall revenue from each state that came from cryptocurrency purchases. (Absolute […]

Is Bitcoin a Store of Value or a Payment System

It is a while since I have written about Bitcoin, but I continue to be fascinated by it. In particular, by Bitcoin’s ability to endure and continue serenely on in the face of all manner of controversies and headwinds. Possible Outcomes I have a long-held view there are only two possible outcomes for Bitcoin – […]

Bringing Cryptocurrency Payment Solutions to the World: Utrust Embarks on Worldwide Mission

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. This is a submitted sponsored story.  Cryptocurrency payment solutions have the potential to become the next big thing not just in the cryptocurrency circles but also as a legitimate payment solution for the rest of the world. But, the core issue with […]

Vietnam bans Bitcoin as payment for anything • The Register

Won’t say why, doesn’t explicitly ban mining or blockchain The State Bank of Vietman has issued “Information related to the use of virtual currency” that bans use of the cryptocurrency for payments. The Bank lists conventional payment mechanisms like cheques, payment orders and credit cards as permitted, but then adds (after translation) that “Bitcoin virtual […]

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