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Why We Need Crypto Payments to Work

In a word: competition. This post is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.

In a word: competition. This post is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.


5 Questions for Chris ‘Crypto Dad’ Giancarlo

The ex Commodity Futures Trading Commission chief discusses regulation, digital dollars and financial inclusion. This article is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.

The ex Commodity Futures Trading Commission chief discusses regulation, digital dollars and financial inclusion. This article is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.


Aciertos y desafíos de bitcoin en El Salvador, según la compañía que facilitó su adopción

Athena Bitcoin implementó cajeros automáticos de bitcoin una semana después de que el presidente de El Salvador legalizara la criptomoneda como de curso legal. A pesar de problemas en el lanzamiento, la empresa sigue siendo optimista con el proyecto. Este artículo forma parte de la Payments Week de CoinDesk.

Athena Bitcoin implementó cajeros automáticos de bitcoin una semana después de que el presidente de El Salvador legalizara la criptomoneda como de curso legal. A pesar de problemas en el lanzamiento, la empresa sigue siendo optimista con el proyecto. Este artículo forma parte de la Payments Week de CoinDesk.


How Crypto Could Spearhead Retail Payments in 2022

Reduced fees, faster transactions and greater consumer choice mean retailers might, in time, prefer crypto payments. This article is part of CoinDesk's "Payments Week."

Reduced fees, faster transactions and greater consumer choice mean retailers might, in time, prefer crypto payments. This article is part of CoinDesk's "Payments Week."


What Happens if Stablecoins Win?

A roundtable discussion about the future of money and financial markets – everything from bolstering the dollar's demand to outcompeting Visa. This article is part of CoinDesk’s "Payments Week" series.

A roundtable discussion about the future of money and financial markets – everything from bolstering the dollar's demand to outcompeting Visa. This article is part of CoinDesk’s "Payments Week" series.


The Crypto Company Aiding El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption

Chicago-based Athena Bitcoin deployed bitcoin ATMs in El Salvador a week after the government legalized bitcoin as legal tender. Despite rollout problems, the company remains bullish on the project. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.

Chicago-based Athena Bitcoin deployed bitcoin ATMs in El Salvador a week after the government legalized bitcoin as legal tender. Despite rollout problems, the company remains bullish on the project. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.


A Brief Overview of Crypto Payments in 5 Charts

Bitcoin launched as a purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash, inspiring the rise of other cryptocurrency payment options: Here is what the data shows. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.

Bitcoin launched as a purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash, inspiring the rise of other cryptocurrency payment options: Here is what the data shows. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.


How Human-Centered Design Can Fix Crypto Payments

Web 3 should steal design ideas from Web 2, Grace “Ori” Kwan says in a CoinDesk Payments Week op-ed.

Web 3 should steal design ideas from Web 2, Grace “Ori” Kwan says in a CoinDesk Payments Week op-ed.


Bitcoin's Unfinished Business: Why Micropayments Still Matter

Tiny, cheap-to-deliver payments can open new markets for small digital goods. Can a new wave of crypto-inflected startups plug a longstanding gap in the internet? This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.

Tiny, cheap-to-deliver payments can open new markets for small digital goods. Can a new wave of crypto-inflected startups plug a longstanding gap in the internet? This piece is part of CoinDesk's Payments Week.


How Crypto Payments Shift Revenue to Creators, Not Platforms

Blockchain cuts out the social media middleman. This article is part of CoinDesk’s Payments Week series.

Blockchain cuts out the social media middleman. This article is part of CoinDesk’s Payments Week series.