BitPay's Bitcoin Checkout Receives Nomination for Retail App Of The Year

BitPay's Bitcoin Checkout Receives Nomination for Retail App Of The Year

BitPay's point-of-sale app Bitcoin Checkout has been nominated for the Retail App of the Year award at the Contactless & Mobile Awards to be held in London this April. The revolutionary app improves the customer experience by allowing them to accept Bitcoin payments on a mobile device. Bitcoin Checkout utilizes the NFC (Near Field Technology) which allows its users to transfer the funds by just establishing a radio connection and tapping their phones. "We want to show the world that this combination of NFC and Bitcoin technology really is the most secure, frictionless solution out there,"....


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These past days, I have done a lot of thinking about Bitcoin that ended up with me investing all of the money I had saved and all that I can borrow into the currency.

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