MercadoLibre plans to accept BTC and cryptocurrencies as payment for all products

MercadoPago, the fintech arm of e-commerce giant MercadoLibre, has enabled its Brazilian customers to buy, sell and hold Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and the Paxos-issued U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin Pax Dollar (USDP). In a statement issued Thursday by U.S.-based Paxos, the blockchain infrastructure platform used by PayPal and Facebook, the partnership between MercadoPago and Paxos will allow users to pay for all products sold on the platform using cryptocurrency. Today marks another huge milestone in #crypto. @mercadopago, the largest payments provider in #LatAm, will offer Brazilian customers the ability to buy/sell/hold…

How Salvadorans Will Use Bitcoin To Pay For Their Bills: Bitrefill Launches Payment Service

Bitrefill, the startup that offers Bitcoin-funded prepaid cards for different services worldwide, launched a new bill-payment service that allows Salvadorans to pay for multiple basic needs using Bitcoin. The company made the announcement during the three-day conference Adopting Bitcoin carried in El Salvador, which brought together “the Bitcoin and Lightning community”. Bitcoin has been a legal tender in El Salvador since September 7th, but many businesses were not sticking to the requirement of accomodating the digital coin as a payment method into their operations, Bitrefill’s CEO noted. Some have even…

Why MoneyGram Launched A Bankless Payment Method On Stellar

Payment giant MoneyGram International continues to cement its partnership with the Stellar ecosystem. Via an official post, the company announced a new stage for its collaboration by deploying a live cash-in and cash-out pilot initiative in the United States. Related Reading | Stellar To Launch New Europe-Africa Payment Corridor With This Partner After ending its relationship with payment solution company Ripple due to the U.S. SEC lawsuit against its executives, MoneyGram established a collaboration with the Stellar Development Foundation. In a little under 2 months, the partners have taken important…

US city sets up Bitcoin ATM in airport after crypto payment adoption

North Dakota’s City of Williston continues its exploration and adoption of the cryptocurrency industry with the installation of a crypto automated teller machine (ATM) in its international airport. The city’s administration officially announced the installation of the “government-hosted cryptocurrency kiosk” at the Williston Basin International Airport, allowing passengers and non-travelers to buy and sell 40 digital currencies. The list of supported coins includes Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE) and Shiba Inu (SHIB). For the initiative, the City of Williston partnered with the crypto service Coin Cloud, which provided its…

Alchemy Pay Integrates With TRON to Enable TRX Payment and Investment – Sponsored Bitcoin News

sponsored Singapore, November 15, 2021 – The Tron Foundation (TRX), the world’s largest blockchain decentralized application operating system, and crypto-fiat hybrid payment solutions provider, Alchemy Pay (ACH), have announced a collaboration. Alchemy Pay will integrate the TRX token into its global crypto-fiat gateway. The partnership also further entails the support of Alchemy Pay by the Tron Foundation in the provision of technical resources, cross-community promotions, and other ecological development initiatives that will foster joint efforts between Alchemy and TRON ecosystems. This partnership comes on the back of the successful test…

Alchemy Pay’s Unique Crypto-Fiat Payment Solution Disrupts the Industry – Sponsored Bitcoin News

sponsored On November 6, 2021, Alchemy Pay’s Chief of Staff, Karmen Tang, delivered her keynote address at the Epicenter Crypto Conference in Lisbon. Tang took the audience through a brief history of Alchemy Pay and the broad ecosystem they have now built within blockchain infrastructure. The founders of Alchemy Pay come from giants of traditional payments such as Mastercard, QFPay, PayPal, and Tencent. “Experience, expertise and networking have all been key to what Alchemy Pay does. That gives us that edge over others in the crypto payment space,” said Tang.…

Stablecoin payment app Reserve helps individuals protect their savings against inflation in Latin America

One under the radar cryptocurrency-powered payment app that’s been gaining traction across Latin America is Reserve. The platform acts as a convenient way for people to convert their local currencies, which may be undergoing high inflation levels, to the United States Dollar via the Reserve stablecoin (RSV). The network also features the Reserve Rights token (RSR), which is used for protocol governance. Since its launch in March 2021, the platform says it has seen 367,000 total signups. Meanwhile the number of weekly active users has surpassed 100,000, with most located in…

Bank of England Governor Warns Crypto Is Providing Means of Payment for Criminals – Regulation Bitcoin News

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey has warned that crypto assets are providing another means of payment for people who want to conduct criminal activity. Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey Sees Crypto Helping Criminal Activities The governor of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey, said during an online question-and-answer session organized by the British central bank that the rise of cryptocurrency is helping illegal activities. He was quoted as saying: The advent of digital means of payment, and in particular crypto assets, I’m afraid that the evidence suggests ……