Annual report from Bitcoin SV’s The Bitcoin Association, claims BSV now rivals VISA for transactions per second, and offers BSV miners “better returns” than BTC. The Bitcoin Association, which promotes Bitcoin SV, says the BSV network now rivals credit card processor VISA in terms of transactions per second. It also claims BSV transaction processors (miners) […]
Bitcoin rewards for dollars spent. That’s the allure of a new Visa credit card from e-commerce startup Fold.
Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at credit card giant Visa, envisions Bitcoin Sats as the internet native unit of account for purchases less than one cent. He sees this as the main use case where the leading asset can supersede fiat. Sats, an internet native micropayment standard 15/ Bitcoin uniquely has a native unit […]
2019 has been a slow year for bitcoin. It is up almost two-fold since January but it is at risk of ending the year with a 50 percent drop from its yearly high. Still, it has managed to overtake Donald Trump, VISA, PayPal, and Libra on Google Trends at the year’s peak. Cryptocurrency researcher Eric […]
Another week, another of Crypto Tidbits. This week, Bitcoin traded within a relatively wide range — $8,200 to $8,900 — but is closing at a very similar level to last week. Analysts are currently divided over what this consolidation means for the cryptocurrency market’s short-term future. Price action (or lack thereof) aside, this week was hectic […]
The longer you’ve been in the blockchain space, the more you’ve likely realized that traditional finance companies will come in and benefit from the technology as well. It started with patents and investments; now the companies inevitably begin to take a more active role. Then You Win JPMorgan released its cryptocurrency. Now, much of the […]
Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are all backing Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Coinbase has launched Coinbase Card, which enables its U.K.-based customers to make purchases with cryptocurrency. Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched Coinbase Card, that enables its United Kingdom-based customers to pay in-store and online with cryptocurrency. The development was announced in a blog post published on April 10. The Coinbase Card is a Visa […]
Investors should not ignore cryptocurrencies’ threat to incumbent payment services like Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal, according to Lisa Ellis. In a note to clients, the MoffetNathanson analyst said that emerging use-cases could pose an existential crisis in the future. As Ludicrous As It May Sound “Why would I ever buy coffee with bitcoin?” asked Ellis, before […]
US retail giant, Kroger, is no longer accepting Visa credit cards at its chain of Smith’s food and drug stores. So Anthony Pompliano tweeted an offer to hook them up with Bitcoin’s Lightning Network nationwide. Fees-a Not Accepted Here It all started on Friday when Kroger announced the move to no longer accept Visa credit […]