Gift cards to be integrated into the blockchain

Online gift card platform Gyft has partnered with blockchain infrastructure provider Chain to create blockchain-powered gift cards.

Coinzone debuts in Czech Republic

Merchants are able to accept bitcoin mobile payments through Android and iOS apps, and the Coinzone platform features easy-to-install plugins for dozens of popular e-commerce platforms.

Bitcoin fair hosted in Atlanta

The Bitcoin Consumer Fair will be hosted in Atlanta on the weekend of April 18, 2015. The Fair is part of a larger initiative to make Atlanta more bitcoin friendly.

Bitnet powers Rakuten's bitcoin acceptance

Bitnet said that benefits to merchants include guaranteed payment, instant global reach with no cross-border fees, no price volatility, and no fraud risk or chargebacks.

Japanese ISP Rakuten adds bitcoin acceptance

The company will integrate Bitnet's payment processing platform on a number of its marketplaces.

New bitcoin ATM open for business in Washington mall

The ATM allows a user to carry out transactions of up to $3,000 USD a day at the machine.

Apple Pay, bitcoin take to the skies

JetBlue becomes the first major domestic carrier in the U.S. to accept Apple's mobile wallet. UATP forms a partnership with BitNet to enable airlines to accept bitcoin.

Dollars now being accepted for ziftrCOIN presale

Money raised will help Ziftr "bring cryptocurrency into the mainstream for both consumers and retailers." installs bitcoin ATM at corporate HQ

Company also prepares to offer its employees the option of being paid in bitcoin.

Interactive Customer Experience Summit coming to Chicago in June

The conference will focus on technologies such as digital signage, self-service kiosks, mobile and tablets, as well as emerging technologies like beacons, virtual assistants and augmented reality.

ZebraPay and Coinzone roll out bitcoin kiosk network

Amsterdam-based payment processing company ZebraPay has introduced bitcoin transactions with Coinzone.

Florida's Madeira Beach becomes first official 'Bitcoin Beach'

Florida's Madeira Beach becomes first official 'Bitcoin Beach'

"We want bitcoin users to know that they can pay for their entire vacation with bitcoin here."

Bitpay Readies for Bitcoin Black Friday

Company hopes to see even more merchants participate in 2014 event.

BitPay launches new Bitcoin Checkout app for mobile devices

Includes NFC and additional new features to allow retail merchants to accept bitcoin.

Bitpay intros NFC-based merchant POS app

Bitcoin Checkout is available today and can sit alongside existing systems.

Acromobile partners with Bitnet for merchant bitcoin acceptance

Acromobile Payments with bitcoin acceptance is available to any merchant as a fully integrated Order-to-Bitcoin-to-Cash solution with integration to leading CRM and ERP systems.

PayPal enters agreements with major bitcoin processors

BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin to enable North American digital goods merchants working with PayPal to accept the cryptocurrency.

Braintree adds bitcoin acceptance

PayPal-owned company partners with digital wallet provider Coinbase.

MIT Co-op adds Bitcoin payment option

The MIT Co-op already offers a Bitcoin exchange and now becomes the first major university bookstore to add the digital currency as a payment method.

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