FinTech

Financial technology, also known as FinTech, is a line of business based on using software to provide financial services. FinTech companies are generally startups founded with the purpose of disrupting incumbent financial systems and corporations that rely less on software.

PayPal’s TechXploration Promotes O’Reilly Radar Summit ‘Bitcoin & the Blockchain’
January 22nd, 2015

Bitcoin’s drawbacks and advantages were discussed during Paypal’s TechXploration speaker series in Town Hall auditorium, San Jose (CA).

Microsoft Now Accepts Bitcoin, Joins Elite 10 Companies
December 12th, 2014

Microsoft is now accepting Bitcoin as a payment option to buy apps, games, and other products for Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox. Check the Coinspeaker’s list of 10 other large websites now accepting bitcoin, along with each company’s Alexa Global Rank, indicating their Web traffic ranking.

Aussie Bitcoin Firm CoinJar is Relocating its Headquarters to the UK
December 1st, 2014

CoinJar is moving its headquarters to the UK to take advantage of a more favourable regulatory regime.

Future Impact of PayPal’s Bitcoin Adoption on Cryptocurrency Industry
November 29th, 2014

Former PayPal employee, Ken Miller, has analyzed the benefits of bitcoin integration by PayPal and compared the payment service provider and the digital currency.

PayPal CCO Jean-Baptiste Graftieaux Resigned to Join Bitstamp
November 3rd, 2014

Jean-Baptiste Graftieaux, PayPal CCO, left his position at the global payments company to move to Bitstamp.

PayPal to Analyze Consumer Behavior Through Its Partnerships With Bitcoin Processors
September 26th, 2014

Bitcoin integration will help PayPal to study bitcoin merchants behaviour on its e-commerce patform PayPal Payments Hub.

‘Paypal Will Support Litecoin and Dogecoin,’ Says GoCoin CEO Steve Beauregard
September 24th, 2014

In addition to bitcoin, PayPal made litecoin and dogecoin payments available for its merchants through GoCoin payment processor.

Bitcoin Price Grows to $440 Amid Positive PayPal News
September 23rd, 2014

Bitcoin rose to its highest level since September 18th, following PayPal’s announcement about bitcoin integration.

PayPal Announces Groundbreaking Bitcoin Payment Partnership with BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin
September 23rd, 2014

PayPal has announced partnerships with three major payment processors in the bitcoin space – BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin.

PayPal’s Braintree Gambles on Bitcoin and One-Touch Payments
September 8th, 2014

A subsidiary of PayPal, Braintree, announced it will soon allow its users to pay with bitcoin.

eBay Payment Subsidiary Braintee in Talks with Coinbase to Accept Bitcoin
August 15th, 2014

Braintree, a subsidiary of PayPal and eBay, is in now negotiating with Coinbase about the future bitcoin integration.