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Toshiba partners with BitPay for new point-of-sale system

Posted on 17th May, 2014

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba has announced plans to integrate bitcoin payments into their VisualTouch point-of-sale system, partnering with Atlanta-based bitcoin payment processor BitPay. Although not one of the leading brand in the POS industry, VisualTouch is still a relatively popular payment platform. Toshiba claims that the system is used by over 6,000 clients in the […]

BitXatm unveils new merchant-friendly bitcoin ATM

Posted on 8th April, 2014

A new bitcoin ATM with point-of-sale functionality by German startup BitXatm was unveiled this week. Named the Sumo Pro, the ATM boasts an easy solution for merchants to would like to integrate bitcoin payments into their existing POS systems through a printable QR code. The ATM also has the ability to work with standard fiat […]

Bitcoin debit card Cryptex Card launches

Posted on 7th April, 2014

If there was a single roadblock to mainstream bitcoin adoption, it would be the limited point of sale (POS) options. Even for a relatively tech-savvy person, bitcoin transactions in their current form can be a little on the awkward side, involving smartphones, wireless connections, QR codes and confirmation delays. For the average person, swiping a […]