Tag: Bitcoin Payments

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One Man’s Quest to Make Buenos Aires a Bitcoin City

A 19-year-old information engineering student in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has started a grassroots campaign to educate local businesses about accepting bitcoin as a payment method. First introduced to the cryptocurrency when he was 13, Leo is intent on seeing the vision of bitcoin becoming a mainstream transactional currency realized, and believes that homegrown actions as […]

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February 25, 2019 0

Overstock Becomes the First Major US Company to Pay Business Tax in Bitcoin

Overstock Chooses to Pay Part of the Company's Business Tax in BitcoinThe cryptocurrency-friendly company Overstock.com announced on Thursday that company will be paying part of its business taxes to the state of Ohio using bitcoin. Overstock will use the state’s Ohiocrypto.com website to pay for the corporation’s commercial activities tax this year. Also read: 10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History Overstock Pays […]

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January 4, 2019 0

Yes, You Can Buy Your World Cup Ticket with Bitcoin

Yes, You Can Buy Your World Cup Ticket with BitcoinRussian crypto-media have asked a meaningful question – why World Cup tickets can’t be bought with cryptocurrency. Credit card payments and bank transfers are currently accepted, but are they an option for every fan who wants to go to the stadium? And, is it really impossible to get a ticket with your bitcoin? Also read: […]

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April 18, 2018 0

Russian Hotels to Surprise World Cup Fans with Bitcoin Payments

Russian Hotels to Surprise World Cup Fans with Bitcoin PaymentsFootball Fans will be able to pay with bitcoin for their accommodation when they visit Russia for this year’s World Cup. Hotels in Kaliningrad, expecting guests from eight countries, are partnering with a local payment provider to offer the service. Booking a room for the day when England plays Belgium will cost approx. $300 in […]

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March 29, 2018 0

Brisbane Airport to Introduce Bitcoin Payments

Brisbane Airport to Introduce Bitcoin PaymentsAir travelers will soon be able to spend some satoshis in stores and cafes at Brisbane Airport. Major retailers will be accepting several cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. The promise: “unprecedented digital currency experience” in the airport terminals. More than 20 merchants in the Brisbane area now take cryptos thanks to a local startup that is working […]

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January 25, 2018 0

Nordic Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Nordic Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin PaymentsA Finland-based law firm, Nordic Law, made an announcement Thursday they would begin accepting bitcoin payments for legal services rendered. Specializing in business and law, the firm recognized their clients’ needs for leveraging alternative forms of payment.  Also read: Remittance Startup Bitspark Drops Bitcoin Over Network Fees The company blog explains: “We have received several inquiries […]

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October 13, 2017 0

Large Japanese Energy Supplier Adds Bitcoin Payments With a Discount

Remixpoint, a Japanese company engaged in a number of energy-related businesses, has recently launched a new electricity service with bitcoin payments integrated to serve customers all over Japan. The company is now offering customers who pay with bitcoin a discount on their electricity bills. Bitcoin payments are processed by the company’s cryptocurrency exchange subsidiary, Bitpoint. […]

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October 4, 2017 0

South Africa’s Second Largest Supermarket Chain Pick n Pay Trials Bitcoin Payments

A major supermarket chain in South Africa, Pick n Pay, has started a trial to accept bitcoin payments in-store at its head office location. A payment technology company named Electrum provides the payments platform, with bitcoin exchange Luno providing the Bitcoin payment infrastructure. Also read: Five Leading Russian Universities Start Offering Cryptocurrency Courses Pick n Pay […]

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September 18, 2017 0

Japan’s Largest C2C Ticket Marketplace with 5 Million Users Accepts Bitcoin

Japan's Largest Ticket Marketplace with 5 Million Users Accepts BitcoinJapan’s top customer-to-customer (C2C) ticket exchange marketplace, Ticket Camp, announced last week that it has become the first in the Japanese ticket industry to accept bitcoin. The site has about 5 million users and processes approximately 5.8 billion yen per month. Also read: World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer Expands into US Market First in Ticket Industry […]

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August 20, 2017 0

Asia-Focused Luxury Travel Agency Smiling Albino to Start Accepting Bitcoin

The Southeast Asian travel agency, Smiling Albino, announced they would begin accepting bitcoin for payment on August 1. The company is based out of Bangkok, Thailand. They work with clients to provide specialized and tailored traveling throughout Southeast Asia. They will accept bitcoin transactions for organizing customized travels in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. The

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June 30, 2017 0