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BitPay Will Process Payments on Multiple Blockchains ...
BitPay Will Process Payments on Multiple Blockchains, Starting with Bitcoin Cash
15 December 2017
We started BitPay in 2011 because we knew that the Bitcoin blockchain could make payments faster, safer, and more efficient than ever before. Since then, we have been able to bring Bitcoin's benefits to millions of people.
Just this year, BitPay has processed more than $1 billion in bitcoin...
You Can Now Spend and Store Bitcoin Cash in Your Copay Wallet ...
Want to manage your Bitcoin Cash alongside your Bitcoin? With the new beta release of our open source Copay bitcoin wallet, that's no problem.
Since the creation of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in August, we've received consistent feedback from our users asking us to support it. Bitcoin Cash is a fork of the Bitcoin blockchain which accepts much larger blocks of transactions, intended to provide the...
Buying Your First Bitcoin? Start Right With the BitPay App ...
Buying Your First Bitcoin? Start Right With the BitPay Wallet's Coinbase Integration
25 July 2017
For most new bitcoin users today, the best and easiest way to get bitcoin is to use an online bitcoin exchange. Once you get bitcoin, though, you may decide that an exchange's website is not the best place to secure your funds.
Websites are vulnerable to outages and hacks, and if you want to have full control of your bitcoin, you shouldn't trust your bitcoin's private keys to a third party. Since exchanges don't...
Date: 2018-01-30 16:23:39
How to Keep Your Bitcoin Safe: Private Key Security Tips ...
How to Keep Your Bitcoin Safe: Private Key Security Tips for BitPay Wallet Users
13 September 2017
Would you leave your purse or wallet lying around? Would you toss it into some corner of your house when you get home? Probably not, especially if the wallet had gold coins that could potentially grow in value.
Your bitcoin wallet is not any different. In a previous post , we showed you how...
Date: 2017-12-20 04:04:41
How the November Bitcoin Cash Protocol Change Will Affect ...
How the November Bitcoin Cash Protocol Change Will Affect BitPay and Copay Wallets
08 November 2017
In September 2017 we introduced support for Bitcoin Cash transactions in the BitPay and Copay wallets.
The majority of Bitcoin Cash miners are now signaling intent to activate a change to the Bitcoin Cash mining difficulty algorithm. This hard fork is currently estimated to occur on 7:06 PM GMT on November 13, 2017. Learn more about the hard fork's...
Date: 2017-12-30 09:03:11
Why Affiliate Networks Are Adopting Bitcoin - The BitPay Blog
Affiliate networks are used in a variety of contexts, from large ecommerce merchants like Amazon.com to travel booking sites to gambling sites to Google Adwords. You can find a good example whenever you go to watch a video online. The ads you see at the start of YouTube videos are funded by an advertiser with a marketing budget and paid to YouTube. The earnings are paid out from YouTube to the...
Upgrade Your Bitcoin Security with a Multi-Signature Wallet
A multi-signature wallet requires several private keys to authorize bitcoin transactions. The multi-signature bitcoin address structure lets you splits those private keys across multiple devices or among multiple people. You choose how many devices or people ("copayers") you will share the wallet with. You also choose how many copayers need to sign off on a transaction.
For example, you can...
Date: 2017-12-20 06:28:34
Bitcoin: A New Global Economy - The BitPay Blog
Bitcoin: A New Global Economy
04 August 2015
When BitPay was founded back in 2011, bitcoin was in its infancy. It was difficult to convert local currencies into bitcoin or to find retailers who would accept it as payment.
In just a few years, so much has changed. Over 100,000 merchants worldwide are now accepting bitcoin - and more than 60,000 of those are processing their transactions...
Date: 2017-12-20 02:13:28
Buy Amazon Gift Cards with Bitcoin in Your Copay Wallet
You can now use bitcoin to purchase Amazon.com Gift Cards* within the Copay app.
You can purchase Amazon.com Gift Card value in penny increments between $1.00 and $500.00. Amazon.com Gift Cards* never expire and can be redeemed towards millions of items at www.amazon.com , www.myhabit.com , and certain of its affiliated websites.
After you purchase a gift card, the codes are stored in your Copay app. Please note that the gift cards are not backed up with your bitcoin wallet backups, so...