Tag: Retail

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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Multipurpose Point of Sale Devices Are Needed To Boost Retail Bitcoin Adoption

Getting retailers to accept Bitcoin payment is a very delicate process. Not only do they need to see the added value of such a change, but the costs to integrate Bitcoin need to be kept to a minimum. Although there are several solutions available–including using a smartphone or tablet– there is something about point of sale terminals. Multi-purpose Bitcoin Payment Terminals Have Their Appeal In this day and age of …
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Dash N Go Offers a Cryptocurrency Merchant Solution For Everyone

Making cryptocurrency more “usable” is not an easy task by any means. While Bitcoin adoption is increasing all over the world, several alternative cryptocurrencies are seeing their fair share of success as well. Dash N Go is a new solution for retailers willing to accept Dash payments in-store. Dash Ventures Into Mainstream Society Spending Bitcoin at retail locations is not as common as we would like, but alternative cryptocurrencies are …
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Silicon Valley Mall Has No Idea What Bitcoin Is

To many people, the Bitcoin revolution seems to be in full effect all over the world. Transaction volumes keep rising, more unique wallet addresses are generated, and the price has been relatively stable for quite some time now. But that doesn’t mean Bitcoin can be used in more real-life situations than before. Not even businesses located in the heart of Silicon Valley know what Bitcoin is, let alone accept is …
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