This is the first new cryptocurrency added by Coinbase Commerce since it added USDC in May 2019.
Although bitcoin adoption may move at a glacial pace, merchants are seeing sustained traction regardless of market dips.
"Merchants can accept bitcoin and lightning payments with the same infrastructure, except they never touch the asset," explained Zap founder Jack Mallers.
Iterative Capital is working with Breez on a point-of-sale app for bitcoin lightning payments. Some retailers are already testing the beta version.
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The German bank is set to help European retailers accept bitcoin payments in early 2020.
Competition among bitcoin retail apps is heating up, with the newly funded Fold App doubling down on lightning network experiments.
Investment app provider Abra is to sell cryptocurrency for cash at 6,000 outlets across the Philippines, including all 7-Eleven stores.
Coinme, which provides kiosks and ATMs for digital currencies, raised $1.5 million in a Series A-1 financing round that included Ripple’s subsidiary Xpring and Blockchain Finance Fund. Proceeds from the funding will be used for additional licensing to ...