Category: BitPay

Live-Streaming Service Twitch Gives Subscribers 10% Discount if They Pay With Cryptocurrency

Live-Streaming Service Twitch Gives Subscribers 10% Discount if They Pay With CryptocurrencyThe live-streaming service Twitch is now offering a 10% subscription discount for people who register with cryptocurrency. The new offer from Twitch leverages the Bitpay payment processor, as this is the first crypto-based discount promotion from a company of this magnitude. This week, the live-streaming service Twitch revealed it is offering a 10% discount for […]

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The Twitter Hack Fiasco: Compromised Internal Tool, Paid Insiders, Direct Message Fears

On Wednesday, a large number of Twitter accounts were compromised and the hackers used the accounts to tweet about a bitcoin doubling scam. According to multiple reports, a Twitter employee was paid to give the hackers an internal tool that let them leverage high-profile social media accounts. It was a crazy day in the world […]

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Review: Crypto.com’s Ruby Steel Prepaid Visa Card

Review: Crypto.com's Ruby Steel Prepaid Visa CardA number of members in the cryptocurrency community, typically people who are paid in crypto assets, have tried a myriad of prepaid cards that can be credited with digital currencies like bitcoin. The following post is a review on the Crypto.com prepaid Visa card in order to give our readers some perspective on how the […]

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Bitpay Reveals Crypto-to-Fiat Prepaid Mastercard, Firm’s Flagship Visa Card Ends in December

Bitpay Reveals Crypto-to-Fiat Prepaid Mastercard, Firm's Flagship Visa Card Ends in DecemberOn June 11, 2020, the cryptocurrency payment services provider, Bitpay announced the firm is launching a prepaid Mastercard that can be loaded with a variety of digital assets. The Atlanta-based company says the card can be spent anywhere Mastercard is accepted and users can “instantly convert cryptocurrency into fiat currency.” For quite some time now, […]

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Bitpay Has ‘No Current Plans’ to Support Liquid or the Lightning Network

Bitpay Has 'No Current Plans' to Support Liquid or the Lightning NetworkAccording to Bitpay’s Chief Marketing Officer, Bill Zielke, onchain bitcoin payments still rule the roost as far as payments are concerned. Zielke detailed that at least in the near future, Bitpay won’t be supporting the Lightning Network or Blockstream’s Liquid project. Liquid or the Lightning Network Not on the Roadmap The top cryptocurrency payment processor […]

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Tiger King’s Archnemesis Big Cat Rescue Accepts Bitcoin

Tiger King's Archnemesis Big Cat Rescue Accepts BitcoinThe number one show on Netflix in the U.S. right now is a television series called “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” and American audiences are eating it up like candy. While the docuseries costar Joseph Maldonado, aka “Joe Exotic,” spends 22 years behind bars, costar Carole Baskin is still the owner of the Big […]

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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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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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50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg and Nas: Celebrities Who Could Be Bitcoin Millionaires

Many celebrities have mentioned the benefits of bitcoin and leveraged the asset for certain projects. For instance, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli all sold albums for BTC, but when cryptocurrency prices skyrocketed, 50 Cent told the public he sold his coins as soon as he got them. Many other celebrities from Hollywood and […]

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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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Bitpay Users Can Now Purchase Crypto With Fiat In-App

Bitpay App Users Can Purchase Crypto Via the Firm's Multi-Service SolutionOn January 23, the cryptocurrency payment firm Bitpay announced it will be allowing customers to purchase digital assets using the Bitpay platform. The Atlanta-based company partnered with fiat-to-crypto payment processor Simplex to offer the crypto purchasing experience. Bitpay says the latest feature will provide an “all-in-one solution” for cryptocurrency-related activities. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Partners With […]

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Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments

Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto PaymentsOn January 13, the online bullion marketplace Onegold announced the launch of a new mobile application so customers can buy, sell or redeem precious metals at any time. Since 2018, Onegold has accepted cryptocurrencies like BCH and BTC and the firm currently gives customers a 2% discount for paying with cryptocurrencies. According to Bitpay, Onegold […]

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User Reports Reveal Visa and Mastercard Outages During the Holidays

User Reports Reveal Visa and Mastercard Outages During the HolidaysHaving problems with payments around Christmas can be frustrating, especially for those who leave gift buying till the last minute. With calmer markets this holiday season, the crypto ecosystem has been operating relatively smoothly, with few exceptions. The fiat world, however, saw some glitches that affected card payments in particular. Also read: New Ukrainian Law […]

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