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Plutus to hold crowd sale for Pluton tokens

Bitcoin wallet start-up (and 2016 CMA Finalist), Plutus, will be holding a crowd sale of its Pluton tokens. A blog post about the crowd sale says; Plutons are digital tokens issued to users on the Ethereum blockchain. Plutons can be distantly compared with cashback points or frequent flier miles programs. Plutons are prioritised in the […]

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Bringing bitcoin to brick and mortar

By D​anial Daychopan Founder & CEO Plutus.it Plutus is a gateway that connects the blockchain technology with pre­existing infrastructure, empowering users to make contactless payments with Bitcoin at every local brick and mortar store with a NFC-­enabled point of sale terminal. The liquidity for bitcoin conversion to virtual debit card is provided by a peer‐to‐peer […]

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EDITORIAL: Contactless ticketing for public transport is moving on in 2016

This editorial was first released on Monday 18th January. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 03, 2016: Last week, contactless was all about travel. Be it buses or trains, 2016 sets out to be the year that paper-based systems evolve into contactless card and mobile tickets. Or even, as some would have us […]

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Snapcard to power Bitcoin option for Georgia’s UniPAY ewallet

Snapcard, a leading Bitcoin wallet & bitcoin payment processor, has partnered with UniPAY, an e-wallet company and payment service provider based in the country of Georgia. The partnership gives 55,000 active UniPAY users the option to activate a new cryptocurrency account, enabling users to send and receive Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, and to convert between local […]

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Bitcoin wallet goes contactless with Ledger

Ledger Unplugged is a Bitcoin wallet on a credit-card-sized Java Card, partnering with Fidesmo. You can use it with several mobile wallets to manage your account, protect your bitcoins and make safe payments. The Ledger Unplugged is the first contactless Ledger Wallet, a Java Card based wallet you can use on any NFC compatible device, […]

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OneBit tests NFC bitcoin mobile payments

OneBit, the company that uses NFC to ensure that their customers can pay anywhere the MasterCard swipe system is in use, using bitcoin. Quite simply put, an application such as this will mean that the digital currency may be pushed along the acceptance chain a little more as is now no longer be about whether […]

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