Browsing the "Payments" Tag

Bitwage Now Lets Firms Pay Salaried Staff in Crypto

| Zack Seward

A new product from Bitwage makes it easier to handle payroll taxes when paying employees in bitcoin or ether.

Bitcoin Payments Aren’t Dead, They’ve Just Gone Niche

| Leigh Cuen

Accepting crypto payments can help niche businesses build deeper relationships with customers – as this real-world example shows.

McCaleb’s Comeback: Breakups, Breakdowns and Stellar’s Big Break-Out

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk profiles Jed McCaleb, the early cryptocurrency evangelist who created Stellar, now the world's sixth-largest coin by market cap.

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Where the Future of Crypto Payments Is Being Built

| Leah Callon-Butler

The Philippines may not be the crypto capital of the world – but it may be where infrastructure building runs the deepest.

National Bank of Kuwait Taps Ripple for New Remittance Service

| Yogita Khatri

National Bank of Kuwait has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network seeking faster cross-border money transfers.

2019: The Year Blockchain Begins Finance’s Great Unbundling

| Asheesh Birla

There will be opportunities for smart blockchain companies that can find their niche in the coming unbundling, says Ripple's Asheesh Birla.

Blockstream Boosts Bitcoin Satellite Service With Lightning Payments

| Nikhilesh De

Blockstream has expanded its bitcoin satellite service to the Asia-Pacific region and added support for Lightning Network transactions.

UAE Remittance Firm Launching Ripple-Based Payments in Q1 2019

| Yogita Khatri

Abu Dhabi-based money transmitter UAE Exchange is working with Ripple to launch blockchain remittances to Asia early next year.

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

Overstock’s Medici Invests $2.5 Million in Grain Tech Firm’s Blockchain Pivot

| Nikhilesh De

Medici Ventures has bought a $2.5 million equity stake in GrainChain, a software firm launching its own blockchain and stablecoin.