Square Patents Crypto Payment Network

Digital payments firm Square has won a patent for a payment network that allows merchants to accept payments in any currency, including bitcoin or another cryptocurrency. Square Wins Patent for Crypto Payment Network Public documents published on Aug. 21 show that the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has approved Square’s application to patent a …

Encrypted Email Service Tutonata Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments

Tutanota, a provider of an encrypted email service, has begun to accept donations in bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and monero in order to test payment processing using cryptocurrencies, the company announced in a blog post. The German firm noted that it wants to support decentralized payment systems that are independent of centralized processors such as …

Expedia Stops Accepting Bitcoin, Driving Users to Alternative Travel Sites

Expedia, the online travel agency that has been one of the largest merchants to accept bitcoin since 2014, has quietly stopped accepting the cryptocurrency, forcing users to seek alternative travel services. Marketexclusive.com reported on July 2 that an Expedia spokesperson confirmed the company would not accept bitcoin for hotel or flight bookings and that it …

Shark Tank Investor Barabara Corcoran

Millionaire investor and Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran has revealed that buying a home with bitcoin is the future. Her comments come at a time when cryptocurrency’s market capitalization has been plummeting for months now coupled with gruff criticism from some quarters. In a recent interview with Money, Corcoran intimated that buying and selling a home …

Hedge Fund Manger Lists Multi-Million Dollar Townhouse in Bitcoin…for a 50% Premium

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The real estate industry is increasingly embracing bitcoin as a form of payment. Most recently, hedge fund manager Claudio Guazzoni de Zanett has put his Manhattan townhome on the market for nearly $30 million in USD or $45 million in cryptocurrencies, according …

Retailer Adoption of Bitcoin is Growing in the US and Canada

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Earlier this week, leading US electronics retailer Newegg expanded its bitcoin integration to its platform in Canada, allowing millions of customers based in Canada to pay for products with bitcoin. Increasing Retailer Adoption Newegg CEO Danny Lee emphasized that the value …

Russian Hotels Will Accept Bitcoin During the FIFA World Cup

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The world’s biggest sporting event is just a few months away and fans are flocking to online websites to book their seats in Russia. Luckily for crypto users, Kaliningrad, one of the cities hosting the matches, is now offering cryptocurrency payments for …

Collector Courts Bitcoin Millionaires for Record-Setting Baseball Card Auction

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency proponents and skeptics alike have compared the nascent asset class to digital baseball cards, so it makes sense that the world’s highest-grossing baseball card auction will accept Bitcoin as payment. The seller is Evan Mathis, a former lineman who played …

Playboy to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency , Accept Others for Adult Content

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Playboy Enterprises, Inc. has announced it is launching its own cryptocurrency as part of an online payment wallet under development. The wallet will service the company’s digital media and casual gaming businesses and will accept other cryptocurrencies in addition to its own. …

Upstart MMA Promotion Primal FC Wants to Pay Fighters in Bitcoin

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Upstart MMA promotion Primal FC has a plan to set itself apart from industry heavyweights UFC and Bellator, and it involves Bitcoin. The Phuket, Thailand-based promotion held its inaugural event, Dark Moon Rising, in 2017 and is preparing to begin adding sponsors …