PayPal Checkout will allow bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to be used for purchases


PayPal’s Checkout, which was announced Tuesday, would allow bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), and litecoin (LTC) to be easily converted into US dollars or other fiat currencies when making transactions, much as a credit card or a debit card would operate inside a PayPal wallet – meaning merchants would not be the actual […]

PayPal Acquires Crypto Security Firm Curv for Nearly $200M


PayPal have announced their acquisition of Curv, a Tel Aviv-based company that uses a novel method of cryptography to protect customers’ Bitcoin and other digital properties. The agreement is the latest indication of PayPal’s growing crypto ambitions, and it sheds light on the company’s strategy for capitalising on the fast-changing financial technology landscape. PayPal did […]