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buy bitcoin with a credit card

Where to buy Bitcoin with a credit card has been a persistent question in the Bitcoin community for some time. Understandably, people want the convenience. But most Bitcoin sellers have struggled with it. The number of bitcoin sellers that accept credit cards remains somewhat limited, because many still do not have the technology to protect […]

china bitcoin prices

Lately we’ve seen the impact China can have on Bitcoin prices. Just when we were basking in record highs, a bout of volatility hit last week, sending the price down from about $920 to $768 on January 11. Bitcoin prices have since returned to stability. But what happened there? Market analysts point to Chinese regulatory […]

btc price, price of bitcoin, bitcoin price

The BTC price edged toward an all-time high last week, topping $1,100. While this peak was followed by a drop related to news out of China, 2016 was a year of highs, particularly in the past few months. The last time Bitcoin passed the $1,100 mark was in 2013, which begs comparison to last week’s […]

pay with bitcoin

When your customers pay with Bitcoin, SpicePay makes it as easy as possible. A single click does it all. Compare this with how much information has to be typed in when customers pay with a credit card. Time is money, so it’s always a good policy to make paying for your goods or services as […]

bitcoin payments transactions

Bitcoin payments could be much closer to going mainstream than many people think. The reason is not only that the list of merchants accepting bitcoin is growing by the minute. It is also because Bitcoin is maintaining a lower rate of volatility. In the past year, Bitcoin’s volatility rate has decreased substantially, from 4.9% at […]

bitcoin price

The Bitcoin price has reached heights not seen since 2014 in recent months. As 2016 draws to a close, all eyes are on it. Cryptocurrency prices are always a favorite Twitter topic for entrepreneur Vinny Lingham. For the uninitiated, he is one of the “sharks” on Shark Tank South Africa and one of bitcoin’s enthusiastic […]

bitcoin price

The bitcoin price has reached record highs lately, as geopolitical forces increasingly impact the bitcoin economy. Currency uncertainty, particularly in China and India, is stimulating dramatic increases in bitcoin transactions. Hence the soaring bitcoin price. We could be seeing the early rumblings of a greater upheaval to come – with the inauguration of U.S. President-Elect […]

bitcoin transactions, bitcoin adoption

Bitcoin transactions are increasing significantly worldwide. The week of 20th November was the busiest ever. Here’s a snapshot of this peak timeframe: • Two million bitcoin transactions • Tens of thousands of transactions backlogged for confirmation • 333,466 transactions processed in a single day High demand is driving prices up. Way up. The bitcoin price […]

segwit bitcoin capacity

As a way to increase bitcoin capacity, segregated witness (SegWit) has been a polarizing issue within the bitcoin community. By now you’ve probably heard the chatter, if not the rants. SegWit is a protocol designed to address the issue of bitcoin scalability. The idea is to separate the signature field of a bitcoin transaction from […]

bitcoin payments

If you’re part of the SpicePay Merchant community, you know our bitcoin payment gateway lets you easily accept bitcoin payments from customers anywhere in the world. It’s safe, affordable, and rapidly being adopted. Now we’ve added some new options and fine-tuned the system for cashing out your bitcoin payments, manually or automatically. Here’s what’s new […]