No More Coinbase and BitPay: Process Your Own Bitcoin Payments for $6 a Month

Merchants can now use a Bitcoin full node to process their own payments via the BTCPay server for under $6 a month — with or without Lightning Network functionality.  Removing Microsoft Azure Reliance A guide to the solution from creator and Bitcoin developer Nicolas Dorier published August 18 explains how merchants who want to accept […]

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CheapAir Ditches BitPay For Open-Source Bitcoin Payments

Wilma Woo · May 25, 2018 · 11:00 am Travel and accommodation website CheapAir.com has appeared to choose self-hosted payment processor BTCPay for its Bitcoin payments, shunning industry stalwart BitPay. CheapAir ‘Doing Testing’ With BTCPay According to comments on social media, BTCPay, which offers open-source merchant software, could officially become the new processor for Cheapair […]

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Bitcoin Core Developer Scorns BitPay After Mass Debit Card Shutdown

Wilma Woo · January 5, 2018 · 7:45 am Bitcoin Core developer Jonas Schnelli has hit out at payment processor BitPay after it suddenly “deactivated” all its non-US debit cards. Visa Wields Axe On Prepaid Cards In a message to users, BitPay explained that its card issuer, Wave Crest, “received direction from (Visa) to immediately […]

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