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The Best Bitcoin Lightning Payment Solutions
A look at open-source and corporate point-of-sale systems from BTCPay to Confirmo, so any merchant can start accepting BTC in 2023.
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Ripple Builds New Partnerships in France and Sweden Despite Crypto Bear Market
Ripple inked deals with Paris-based payment provider for online marketplaces Lemonway and Swedish money transfer provider Xbaht.
CDCROP: Ripple Labs maintains XRP. (Ripple Labs)

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BigCommerce to Offer Crypto Payments For Merchants With BitPay, CoinPayments
The company's merchant clientele will be able to accept a wide variety cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, ether, dogecoin and a number of stablecoins.
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Can Crypto Save the Cannabis Industry?
The legal cannabis industry’s problems go much deeper than a lack of access to banking. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Sin Week.
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San Diego-Based Edge Unveils Privacy-Focused Crypto Card
The card doesn't require users to input any personally identifiable information to set up or use it.
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Young woman using credit card reader at coffee shop counter
Stripe, OpenNode Team Up to Allow Instant Fiat-to-Bitcoin Conversions for Businesses
The new OpenNode app will launch on the Stripe App Marketplace in coming weeks.
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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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Dubai Real Estate Developer to Accept Crypto Payments Amid UAE Push for Crypto Hub Status
Several of the world's biggest crypto exchanges have flocked to the emirates in the last few months.
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5 Ways Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Advanced in 2021
This past year, key developments on the Lightning protocol have been making Bitcoin a better payment system.
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Payment Services Giants See Crypto as Opportunity, Not Threat: MoffettNathanson
Visa, Mastercard and PayPal are expanding their crypto capabilities and continuing to invest across the fledgling industry.
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