Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

Lightning Network in Use: Mocked-up Vending Machine Starts Accepting Bitcoins Through LN
October 3rd, 2018

Coca Cola can now be purchased with BTC, due to the power of the Lightning Network and Richardo Reis, the creator of a new crypto-capable vending machine.

SBI Group Tests ‘S Coin’ Token for Retail Payments over Users’ Smartphones
September 26th, 2018

The Japanese banking giant plans on rolling out the “S Coin” in an attempt to dominate the mobile payments sector. This new project fits the overall vision of the company to ultimately help Japan turn cashless.

Alibaba, IBM and Mastercard Play the Lead in Blockchain Apps Development, New Report Says
September 3rd, 2018

The world’s most populous country has filed a prevail number of blockchain patent applications leaving the U.S. a poor second in the race for technology dominance.

Samsung Set to Simplify Transactions between Various Banking Systems Using Blockchain
August 28th, 2018

Samsung SDS Co. has presented its blockchain-based platform called BankSign that will facilitate transactions at different banks.

Square Cash Gains Recognition Beating Paypal’s Venmo in Popularity
August 20th, 2018

The popularity of the Bitcoin-friendly Square Cash App is growing. Now it has managed to outperform its rival, Paypal’s Venmo.

OPEN Platform: the First Blockchain Payment Infrastructure for Applications
August 15th, 2018

This new platform has been designed to make it easy for developers to integrate decentralized technologies into their current technology infrastructure. Which will contribute to facilitating the mainstream adoption of decentralized networks.

Square’s Cash App Can Now be Used to Operate Bitcoin in All US States
August 14th, 2018

Square App is expanding its geography. Now users from all the 50 U.S. states can use the app for trading operations with Bitcoin.

Former U.S President Bill Clinton To Address Keynote At Ripple’s Swell Conference
August 1st, 2018

The keynote discussion will be held on the topics connected with regulatory framework along with new crypto opportunities across different business horizons.

Smartphones Replace Laptops as the Safest Device for Cryptocurrency Transactions, Says Samsung
July 27th, 2018

South Korean tech giant Samsung has explained why smartphones are better devices for crypto transactions than laptops. It is a matter of different ways of storing the data.

Mastercard CEO Explained Why Cryptocurrency Is Junk
July 26th, 2018

Ajay Banga, the leader of the multinational financial services corporation, made a number of critical statements on the cryptocurrency. But the logical reasoning backed with striking examples provokes thoughts on the main concepts of the crypto sphere.