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Japan’s Fujitsu Develops Payments Tech for Cryptocurrency Trading

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Japanese IT firm Fujitsu has revealed a new payments technology that connects different blockchains to enable exchanges and payments with various cryptocurrencies. In an announcement yesterday, Japan’s largest IT firm revealed details of ‘ConnectionChain’, described as a security technology to securely connect […]

Fujitsu Eyes Cryptocurrency Trading With Cross-Blockchain Payments Tech

Japanese IT firm Fujitsu has unveiled a new payments technology designed to facilitate transactions between blockchains. Announced today, the “ConnectionChain” project is aimed at providing a way for two cryptocurrency networks to interoperate. In statements, the company – which is a member of the Hyperledger blockchain consortium and has developed several products based on the […]

Pundi X Integrates NEM Blockchain to Bring Cryptocurrency Payments Into Retail Stores

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Pundi X, a cryptocurrency point-of-sale (“POS”) solutions provider for retail stores seeking to accept digital currencies in South East Asia, today announced their successful integration into the NEM blockchain. With the new change, every Pundi X POS device can be connected to both the Ethereum and NEM blockchains, enabling consumers to […]

How Bitcoin and other digital currencies gained popularity as a way to drive efficiency in the payments process.

Found on both IOS and Android, Bitcoin is used in apps ranging from wallets to apps that can help convert bitcoin to physical currency. There are also an increasing number of games that use Bitcoin as a reward to users completing engagements within their apps. Bitcoin can be used as a proxy to Bitcoin debit […]

New York City Preschool Accepts Tuition Payments in Bitcoin & Ethereum, Rejects Credit Card

A New York City preschool has taken the step of offering parents the opportunity to make tuition payments with bitcoin and ethereum rather than accepting credit cards. In May, The Montessori Schools in Flatiron and Soho sent out an email to parents informing them of the school’s decision. Tuition at these schools is not cheap. […]

How to receive cryptocurrency payments in your brick-and-mortar store

Cryptocurrencies are slowly taking over the world. If you haven’t heard about them, chances are you have been living under a rock. One of the most popular examples is Bitcoin, which has grown at an astronomical pace since its inception and is giving many folds return every year. The era of using Bitcoin only in […]

No bitcoins for payments and settlements, says the Reserve Bank of India — Quartz

Crypto-currencies may be one of the most intriguing subjects in the world of finance right now but they have failed to impress India’s central bank. In a fairly definitive expression of its stance, a director of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signalled that virtual currencies like bitcoin won’t be allowed in the country. […]

Cryptocurrency Payments Coming Soon For This Croatian Town

Fancy paying your communal fees with bitcoins? The modern age is advancing, at least technologically speaking, at an incredible rate. With more and more duties formerly performed by humans being carried out by machines, the speed at which we’re moving forward is equally impressive and alarming to many. Could paper money and even card transactions […]

Pop Star Bjork to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for New Album

Icelandic singer Bjork is to let fans pay with cryptocurrencies when they purchase her forthcoming album dubbed “Utopia.” With British blockchain startup Blockpool partnering on the technical side, Bjork will accept pre-orders for the album in four digital currencies – bitcoin, audiocoin, litecoin and dashcoin – as well as via the usual credit/debit cards and […]

Is Amazon preparing to accept payments in Bitcoin?

Amazon may be set to announce that it will be accepting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its e-commerce platform. Amazon has registered three new domains related to cryptocurrency, prompting speculation it may be about to announce a move into the sector. The company has not made an announcement regarding the reason for the registrations, but […]

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