The Unsung Heroes of Technology

A Tribute to Mr. Data Amazon, Ebay, Bitcoin, Facebook – What do all these familiar names have in common? A code rich platform! From the simplest of our daily interactions such as paying for our subway fare or applying a beautifying filter to our selfies – to the most complex of technology riddles, like AI and quantum computing, there is always a person or team who wrote code to enable the interaction. These people are known as Core Developers (Magicians for short). A Developer’s job is to write and maintain…

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GAP600

Immediate Deposits and Payments for a Seamless Customer Experience It’s been 5 years since CoinPayments opened the doors to global crypto payment processing, and during this time, we’ve gained valuable input from our users and managed to apply the necessary technology to provide solutions to some of the issues that arise from the daily use of cryptocurrencies, such as slow confirmation times. As more merchants and vendors began trading and purchasing assets with cryptocurrencies, the delay for a transaction to be confirmed on the blockchain, increasingly became one of the…

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Ask Me Anything Session About CPS Coin

The recent Ask Me Anything (AMA) session took place on Reddit and was hosted by Samir Bandali, the Director of Strategic Partnerships at CoinPayments.net and Jag Sidhu, a Core Developer at Syscoin. They made themselves available for over an hour and opened the session for any questions to be asked about Syscoin, CoinPayments and CPS Coin. Overall it was a successful session and we feel the participants were able to get in depth answers to the questions they had. Some of the questions and topics that were covered included: Block…

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CoinPayments Tips to Avoid a Cryptocurrency Scam

Digital currencies are an increasingly hot area with a mind-blowing 3000% growth in market capitalization in 2017 alone.  As interest in digital currencies continues to grow, it is important to understand the risks. New users of cryptocurrencies often fall prey to common mistakes or scams, and CoinPayments is committed to supporting and educating users in avoiding these pitfalls. We been around the crypto world since 2013 and we have seen our fair share of scams and schemes. Below are 12 tips from CoinPayments to protect yourself against cryptocurrency scams, grouped…

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CPS Coin Airdrop

CoinPayments is excited to announce the airdrop of our very own utility token – The CPS Coin. CPS Coin will be the first token built on the Syscoin blockchain and will benefit from numerous built-in features including instant transactions (Z-DAG) and feature rich decentralized marketplace. Within the CoinPayments platform, holders of CPS Coin will be able to: Save 50% on merchant transaction fees by paying the fee with CPS Coin Get rebates on conversion and network withdrawal fees Receive a 50% discount on coin hosting fees Participate in CoinPayments hosted…

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A Quick Guide to $PayByName™ in CoinPayments

  $PayByName™ is a unique CoinPayments feature which is designed to enormously simplify the process of sending and receiving payments via numerous different crypto coins inside the CoinPayments ecosystem and a selection of apps through our partner Netki. The feature offers one chief benefit in that allows the user to send or receive payments without having to copy and paste wallet addresses. Now, if you’re a total newbie to the crypto currency ecosystem, here is what a typical Bitcoin (BTC) wallet address looks like:   3Jpk464Enx4YA58HJHdtT82hwgUfig4geC   This is what…

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COINFEST 2018

CoinFest Vancouver: Lightning Edition   By: Christina Succurro    On April 6th, 2018 CoinPayments in partnership with Andrew Wagner will be hosting CoinFest, a mini Blockchain expo which aims to be the event equivalent to open source peer-to-peer technology.   A local venture founded in 2013 returning for the second year in a row, to our very own Headquarters here in Vancouver BC. CoinFest has consistently provided opportunities for businesses and Crypto enthusiasts to casually connect over pizza and beer with some of the most influential people of the fin-tech world.…

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Ways Cryptocurrency Can Positively Affect Small Businesses

Cryptocurrency provides a quick and inexpensive way to accept customer payments in comparison to the traditional method such as credit card. With every cryptocurrency payment, the pay is final which gives the merchant the power instead of the customers. There are four ways cryptocurrency can positively affect your business. No Processing Fees Traditionally, all form of digital transactions has a processing fee; however, with cryptocurrency, there is no intermediary which means that the merchant does not pay the processing fees. Cryptocurrency is a peer-to-peer transaction with no additional cost to…

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