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Rakuten Acquires Bitnet, Establishes Blockchain Lab For Fintech And E-Commerce

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E-commerce giant Rakuten has acquired the IP assets of the Bitnet payment platform and opened a blockchain lab in Belfast, U.K. Rakuten Blockchain Lab (RBL) will be a research and development organization focused on blockchain technology and its applications to fintech and e-commerce. Rakuten invested in Bitnet Technologies Ltd., a blockchain-powered digital payments platform, in 2014. Rakuten...

Bitnet Partners With Payments Provider Zooz

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Zooz is a traditional payment rail provider that wants to add Bitcoin to its offerings for customers. Making partnerships with companies like Zooz has been Bitnet's specialty so far. Previously the company has partnered with Cardinal Commerce, Limontek, and even enabled Bitcoin shopping for Rakuten, one of the largest online department stores in the world. Zooz bills itself as a company that...

Bitnet Enabling Bitcoin Internationally for Limontek Clients

Bitnet, a Bitcoin payments processor, seems to be on a mission of sneaking the Bitcoin option in by adding it to existing payment rails. The company made up of former Visa employees and other veterans of the traditional payments industry have partnered with a number of traditional payment processors, and in its most recent move has added Limonetik to its list of partners. Limonetik services...

Bitcoin Processor Bitnet Finalizes Partnership with Computop

Readers may remember back in March when the Bitcoin payment processor, Bitnet, partnered with Cardinal Commerce to add Bitcoin payment as an option to hundreds of recognizable brands. Bitnet is a company that aims to do the same thing that some in the Bitcoin space are doing already, but better. Through creating partnerships with traditional merchant payment service providers, the company is...

Bitcoin Exchange CoinMate.io to Utilize Trezor Wallets to Offer "Banking Grade Security"

CoinMate.io has been in beta since December, but has finally gone public. The Britain-based Bitcoin to fiat exchange bills itself as offering numerous security features which it believes the whole industry should adopt. In particular, the exchange plans to use Trezor hardware wallets to secure coins stored with it. CCN spoke with Roman Valihrach, CEO of Confirmo, LTD, the parent company of both...

Retail Giant Rakuten.com Now Accepting Bitcoin via Bitnet

Rakuten.com (formerly Buy.com), one of the oldest shopping sites on the web, has announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin payments today using Bitnet. Rakuten.com is similar to Amazon in that it serves as a platform for multiple merchants, all of whom will be able to accept Bitcoin now thanks to the partnership with Bitnet. The company's executives were enthusiastic about the move, with...

Bitnet Partners With Cardinal Commerce

San Francisco-based Bitcoin payment processor Bitnet has announced a strategic partnership with major payment processor Cardinal Commerce, a firm which presently handles payment processing for a number of major firms including one of the world's largest PC manufacturers, Lenovo. So as not to confuse the reader, this does not automatically mean that such companies will begin accepting Bitcoin, but...

Huge Global E-Commerce Company Rakuten Rolls Out Bitcoin Acceptance

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Rakuten is one of the largest global e-commerce companies in the world. They have just announced that they are implementing Bitnet’s digital commerce platform to enable its sites to accept bitcoin. You have a huge range of shopping options from Rakuten. Fashion, Kids, Baby & Maternity, toys, hobbies and games, electronics, beauty and health, home and garden, sports, outdoors and cars, and...

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