Blockchain

Now Shopify enables stores to accept Bitcoins

It looks like there is no stopping the Bitcoin buzz. Shopify, the popular e-commerce company announced on November 9th that it would add the virtual currency Bitcoin as an option of payment for its merchants. Shopify was founded in 2006 by Tobias lutke (CEO), Daniel Weinand and Scott lake. The...

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Payments

A Case for Numberless Cards

In University, I worked at a restaurant. The police showed up one day and arrested one of my waiter colleagues, for ‘stealing’ card numbers. He carried a discrete device that clandestinely skimmed mag stripe data. He would then sell the data to criminals who produced counterfeit cards. How to steal...

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Payments

Synchology: Providing a White Label Rewards and Loyalty Program

Synchology, called ‘The Branded Payments Company’, was founded in June 2009. The Chicago based company builds, manages and designs white label rewards and loyalty focused checking account replacement products. These help brands and consumers to engage with each other in an everyday transactional space. Synchology was co-founded by Doug Bobenhouse...

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Blockchain

BTCjam and the Peer to Peer Bitcoin Loans

BTCjam is an amazing business model on top of an amazing alternative currency, Bitcoin. It was founded in 2012 by Celso Pitta (CEO) to solve the oldest problem of the world, financial shortages and loans. The company says it provides the user with a peer to peer platform that facilitates...

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