Browsing the "Micropayments" Tag


The Rise of the Cryptocurrency Gift Economy

| Brett Scott

Contrary to popular belief, the majority of bitcoins aren't spent on gambling services or narcotics, but tips and donations.

Chicago Sun-Times Bitcoin Paywall Shows 25 Cents is Sweet Spot

| Pete Rizzo

BitWall and the Chicago Sun-Times have released preliminary metrics from their 1st February bitcoin paywall test.

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Bitcoin Micropayments Get Big Moment as Chicago Sun-Times Paywall Experiment Goes Live

| Pete Rizzo

The Chicago Sun-Times and BitWall have a bitcoin paywall test taking place on 1st February.

Chicago Sun-Times and BitWall to Trial Bitcoin Paywall

| Daniel Cawrey

BitWall is partnering with the Chicago Sun-Times to trial a 24-hour bitcoin paywall on its website next month.

Credit Cards Have Not Evolved With the Internet. Enter Bitcoin.

| Daniel Cawrey

Credit card companies have not evolved with the internet, creating issues that prove how outdated they have become.

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Bitcoin’s role in the future of micropayments

| Daniel Cawrey

Could bitcoin hold the answer to the higher fees charged by many companies dealing in microtransactions?

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Trsst to turn bitcoin addresses into blog IDs for encrypted messaging

| Emily Spaven

Funding is being sought by Trsst – an encrypted messaging platform that uses bitcoin wallet addresses as blog IDs.

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Coinbase implements zero-fee microtransactions off the block chain

| David Gilson

Coinbase, the bitcoin payment processor, has announced that it will begin processing off-block chain microtransactions.

Micropayment tipping system Flattr adds bitcoin support

| David Gilson

Flattr, the content creation micropayment service, has just announced that it will allow users to fund their account with bitcoin.


Bitcoin client Bitcoinj implements bitcoin micropayments

| David Gilson

Bitcoin client Bitcoinj has implemented a fully functioning micropayments channel, which will allow a stream of small-scale payments to be sent.