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Shopify Expands Crypto Payment Options With Crypto.com Pact
Shopify merchants also have access to Jack Mallers' Strike, Coinbase Commerce and BitPay.
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Circle Enlists FIS, Crypto.com for Merchant Payments Settled in USDC
The deal with FIS Worldpay is meant to free firms from the “fiat-only ecosystem.”
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Binance Adds Merchant Features to Early Version of Payments Platform
Binance Pay now includes merchant functions, allowing businesses to process payments in crypto, online or in-person.
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CFTC Issues Guidance on Digital Currencies for Futures Commission Merchants
The CFTC wants futures commission merchants to take care when dealing with customer's funds.
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Kraken Pledges $150K for Development of Open-Source BTCPay Server
Crypto exchange Kraken has donated $150,000 to the foundation managing BtcPay Server, an open-source tool for merchants accepting bitcoin payments.
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The COVID-19 E-Commerce Boom Hasn't Trickled Down to Bitcoin, Despite Advantages
Although a variety of e-commerce platforms are booming during COVID-19 lockdowns, bitcoin payments remain exceedingly niche.
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Samsung to Target EU Payments Sector With Blockchain-Based Solution for Banks
The platform will use blockchain to automatically input payments data into bank records.
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OpenNode Finds Way for Retailers to Turn Fiat Payments Into Bitcoin (Using Apple Pay)
Bitcoin-loving retailers can now receive BTC from customers paying in fiat.
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Coinbase Commerce Integrates Dai Cryptocurrency for Merchant Payments
This is the first new cryptocurrency added by Coinbase Commerce since it added USDC in May 2019.
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Bitcoin Usage Among Merchants Is Up, According to Data From Coinbase and BitPay
Although bitcoin adoption may move at a glacial pace, merchants are seeing sustained traction regardless of market dips.
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