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Top 6 Cryptocurrencies With the Highest Payment Transaction Volume – 2018 Week 40 Edition

Determining the value of a particular cryptocurrency can be done in many different ways. Looking at the overall transaction count is one option, although not all transfers pertain to payments. New data by CoinMetrics and OnChainFX shows the following currencies generate the most payments per 24 hours as of right now. The currencies are ranked by their past 24-hour volume ...

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Hunter Group Brings Crypto Payment to the Entertainment Industry

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Crypto Payment Gateway Supports Largest Global Meditation, Waives Fees for Users Who Help

CoinPayments.net, a platform for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-customer (B2C) crypto payments, reported to Cointelegraph that they will be partnering with the nonprofit Unify.org for World Peace Weekend. From Sept. 21 to Sept. 23, the charitable nonprofit campaign will empower over 1300 events all over the world, including the largest global meditation of millions of people for the Guinness Book of World ...

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Korean Mobile Carrier LGU+ Launches Blockchain-Based Overseas Payment System

South Korea’s LG UPlus, a mobile carrier owned by the country’s fourth largest conglomerate LG Corp., is launching a blockchain-based cross-carrier overseas payment service, Korea Times reports today, September 16. Last Thursday, September 13, LG UPlus had signed an MoU to develop the new service alongside three global partners: Taiwan-based Far EasTone Telecommunications, Japan’s SoftBank, and U.S.-based TBCASoft. Through the ...

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Brazilian Retail Giant Partners With Blockchain Payment Service Airfox to ‘Drive Adoption’

Brazilian retail giant Via Varejo has partnered with blockchain payment service Airfox, according to a September 12 press release. Via Varejo, which owns home appliance and furniture chain Casa Bahia, is integrating Airfox’s digital banking platform on its e-commerce platforms, as well as in nearly 1,000 of its offline shops. As the press release notes, customers will be able to ...

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Dash Activates Spork 10, Masternodes Continue Upgrading to be Accepted in Next Payment Cycle

The Dash network recently activated Spork 10 (SPORK_10_MASTERNODE_PAY_UPDATED_NODES), which will make only Masternodes running v12.3 qualify for the next payment cycle. Activation of Spork 10 from from http://178.254.23.111/~pub/Dash/Dash_Info.html Due to the activation, there was a significant drop off in the number of active Masternodes from just over 4800 to a little below 4600. The count has already quickly recovered to ...

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IBM Introduces ‘World Wire’ Payment System on Stellar Network

IBM has launched a blockchain-based payment system called Blockchain World Wire. According to IBM, the new payment network uses digital currency on Stellar’s blockchain to “clear and settle cross-border payments” in near real time. The Stellar network is a distributed, blockchain-based ledger that facilitates cross-asset transfers of value. Like Ripple, Stellar can handle exchanges between fiat-based currencies and digital assets. ...

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IBM Reveals Stellar-Based ‘Near Real-Time’ Blockchain Payment Network

IBM has brought its Blockchain World Wire (BWW) payment network out of beta this week, according to a ?? post on IBM’s website. BWW, which uses digital currency on Stellar’s blockchain to facilitate international settlements between banks in “near real-time,” is the latest step forward for IBM and Stellar, which have been eyeing blockchain payment options since October last year. ...

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Square Obtains Patent for Cryptocurrency Payment Network

Square Inc., a mobile payment processing startup founded and run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, has hit another milestone by winning a U.S. patent for a digital currency payment network. The license will allow merchants to accept both fiat and cryptocurrency payments and then cash out in any currency of their choice. The San Francisco-based firm got the award from ...

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