Stablecoins will play an important role bridging traditional markets with the programmable financial tools enabled by crypto, argues Abra's CEO.
The rise of solutions like the lightning network suggests crypto can have its cake and eat it too. Transactional scaling may just be the icing.
Mobile wallet startup Abra has today announced it is expanding the number of cryptocurrencies it supports to 20 from just two currently.
Abra is adding new features to its bitcoin wallet app, including support for ethereum.
Abra founder Bill Barhydt now envisions that bitcoin micropayments and smart contracts, combined with IoT, can underpin a new type of consumer credit.
Abra users can now buy bitcoin with American Express credit cards, a move that diversifies its available payment options.
Abra CEO Bill Barhydt talks to CoinDesk about the bitcoin payments startup's long-awaited global rollout next month.
After months of small-scale testing in the Philippines, blockchain payments app Abra launched in the US today.
Bitcoin API startup Blockcypher has expanded its suite of developer tools to include services for Ethereum developers.
CoinDesk interviews Abra CEO Bill Barhydt on why he believes his startup is poised to be the "WhatsApp for payments".