Bitcoin Payments Option Restored By Microsoft

Announcements, News, Now Accepting | January 10, 2018 By:

Microsoft has resumed accepting bitcoin payments after temporarily removing the option from its active payment instruments.

Microsoft started accepting bitcoin in exchange for credit on the customer’s account in 2014. Yesterday, it was widely reported that the company stopped supporting bitcoin as a payment method for its products because of the “unstable state of the the cryptocurrency.”



Bitcoin Now Accepted at Japanese Used Car Company Idom

Announcements, Now Accepting | December 20, 2017 By:

Idom Inc., Japan’s largest used car dealerships, has partnered with cryptocurrency exchange Bitflyer to enable bitcoin payments at its branches across Japan.

Idom, formerly Gulliver International, is principally engaged in the sale of used cars. The company purchases pre-owned cars from general customers and sells purchased cars to corporate clients through nationwide auctions.


Blockchain Support On Multiple Chains Will Be Available Via Bitpay

Announcements, Blockchain, Now Accepting | December 18, 2017 By:

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay has announced it will now support payments on other blockchains, starting with Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

In September, the company added BCH support to its wallet app. Since then, Bitpay said they’ve had growing demand from its merchants and customers to enable Bitcoin Cash support for its payment processing services.


Craigslist Allows Sellers To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

News, Now Accepting | December 11, 2017 By:

Classified advertisements platform Craigslist has added a new feature which lets sellers indicate if they accept cryptocurrency payments.

The change was discovered by a Reddit user on December 8 in the “posting details” section of the Craigslist seller’s page. The service listing page for merchants included a checkbox to allow ad listings to specifically note that cryptocurrency payments are acceptable.