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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.
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.
Online precious metals retailer APMEX has started accepting bitcoin on its platform.
The company said it has integrated with payment processor BitPay and is now able to receive bitcoin, with buyers receiving the 4% discount usually reserved only for cash payments.
Uphold, formerly Bitreserve, is a cloud-based financial services platform enabling users to convert deposits to their account via bank account, credit card, and cryptocurrencies into reserve-backed currencies and commodities,
UK FinTech firm Revolut has announced that its customers can now buy, hold, and exchange bitcoin, Litecoin and ethereum directly in their accounts.
Revolut is a digital banking alternative that includes a pre-paid debit card (MasterCard), currency exchange, and peer-to-peer payments.
Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Monero has launched Project Coral Reef, a new online shopping initiative where 45 musicians and five online stores will accept the cryptocurrency as payment this holiday season.
The initiative was created by serial entrepreneur and Monero fan Naveen Jain and Monero lead maintainer Riccardo “fluffypony” Spagni to elevate the awareness and viability of using Monero in everyday consumer transactions.
California-based airline Surf Air is now accepting payments in bitcoin and ethereum for its monthly membership services as well as global charter services.
Surf Air is a commuter airline that offers ‘all you can fly’ flight service for a fixed monthly fee.
Rental platform ManageGo is adding bitcoin, Litecoin and ethereum to its list of payment options. Starting next year, ManageGo users can pay using the cryptocurrencies through its mobile app.
Founded in 2010, ManageGo is a New York-based rental platform that offers landlords and tenants payment services.
Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) has accepted its first bitcoin payment for advisory services.
PwC’s Hong Kong office revealed it is working with a number of startups involved in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, prompting them to accept bitcoin. The firm also confirmed its advent into advising clients about crypto funds and investments,