Tag: Merchant

Worldline Wants to Improve Bitcoin Merchant Adoption in Switzerland

Bitcoin payments are a far cry from becoming a mainstream solution. In Switzerland, that situation is slightly different. Wordline and Bitcoin Suisse have an interesting plan in this regard.  Both companies will try to boost the acceptance of cryptocurrency payments throughout Switzerland. Their letter of intent for a partnership can be the catalyst this industry so direly needs.  Worldline Sees Merit in Bitcoin Worldline is widely considered to be the …
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Forget Bitcoin, These Altcoins Are Leading the Way in Merchant Adoption

Since its inception, one of the major goals of the cryptocurrency community has been the adoption of Bitcoin as a payment method for goods and services. As it stands now, consumers can use Bitcoin across a number of industries to purchase everything from real estate, to PCs, to pizza. However, Bitcoin’s high transaction costs, deflationary nature, and full transparency represent some of the shortcomings that prevent Bitcoin from seeing widespread merchant adoption. As …
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Coinbase Merchant Error Causes Major Exploit on Overstock

Recently, it was made public that retail giant Overstock.com had fallen victim to a huge exploit involving Coinbase’s merchant API. This is another issue on top of many others that customers and businesses have made apparent affecting the leading Bitcoin exchange. On January 5, independent researchers discovered a massive exploit in Overstock’s cryptocurrency payment gateway, which is offered through Coinbase’s merchant functionality. This exploit allowed Overstock customers to purchase items with Bitcoin …
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Top 4 Alternative Ways to Accept Litecoin Payments

Given the recent popularity increase Litecoin has gone through, a lot of people are looking to accept LTC payments online. While they could easily sign up for GoCoin or CoinPayments, there are quite a few other ways to go about things as well. We have collected a list of Litecoin merchant service providers which most people have not heard of before. Having more options at one’s disposal is never a …
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