Browsing the "Bitnet" Tag


Bitcoin Startup Execs Join Uphold Team

| Stan Higgins

Two former bitcoin startup executives have joined the leadership team for Uphold, the digital money platform.

Rakuten, Rakuten E-Commerce

Rakuten Acquires Bitcoin Startup Team for Blockchain Lab Launch

| Stan Higgins

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten has acqui-hired bitcoin startup Bitnet as part of a bid to staff its new blockchain development lab in the UK.


Bitnet Launches ‘Instant Approval’ Tool for Bitcoin Merchants

| Yessi Bello Perez

Bitnet has launched a new service which reduces the delays faced by merchants accepting bitcoin as they wait for transactions to be confirmed.

Consensus 2015: What the Internet Can Teach Blockchain Innovators

| CoinDesk

A pioneer in internet security will discuss lessons for digital currencies in the adoption of a protocol as a technical standard.

Road, traffic

Payments VP: One Thing Stands Between Bitcoin and Mass Adoption

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk speaks to CardinalCommerce VP Alasdair Rambaud on the current state of merchant adoption and why bitcoin is still competitive in e-commerce.

CardinalCommerce Adds Bitcoin to Merchant Payments Solution

| Pete Rizzo

Merchants using CardinalCommerce for alternative payments processing are now able to accept bitcoin through a partnership with Bitnet.

Tokyo Japan

Retail Giant Rakuten Enables Bitcoin Payments for US Customers

| Yessi Bello Perez

The Japanese e-commerce giant has integrated with payment processor Bitnet, enabling customers based in the United States to pay with bitcoin.


Is Bitcoin’s Merchant Appeal Fading?

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk examines the current challenges facing merchant-focused companies in the bitcoin and digital currency space.


Bitnet Partnership Opens Up 260 Airlines to Bitcoin Payments

| Pete Rizzo

UATP, an airline payment network owned by major international airlines, has partnered with bitcoin payment processor Bitnet.

Bitnet Lands $14.5 Million Series A Funding to Rival Coinbase, BitPay

| Daniel Cawrey

Bitnet is targeting large companies with its enterprise bitcoin payments solution and one retail giant is already on board.