12 Jan '18, 10am

Is Bitcoin Dying as a Payment Option?

Is Bitcoin Dying as a Payment Option?

About six months ago the news was littered with companies that were looking to integrate Bitcoin as a payment system. However, in the fast-paced cryptocurrency ecosystem , things have changed dramatically. Now, there is a host of companies either turning away from Bitcoin or doing a full U-turn. Microsoft recently announced that after almost three years it would stop accepting Bitcoin . However, it did reserve that position after taking its own steps to: “ensure lower Bitcoin amounts would be redeemable by customers .” Steam, the gaming platform, also canceled its use of Bitcoin as a payment system in early December last year. Their reasons resonated with the general consensus, citing high fees and incredible volatility as the main issues. It is not only those outside of the crypto market though; The North American Bitcoin Conference set to be held in Miami next week, is n...

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Is Bitcoin Dying As A Payment Option?

Is Bitcoin Dying As A Payment Option?

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