By Yoni Heisler
- With the new BitPay app, users can now use Apple Pay to make payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
- BitPay is planning to include support for Google Pay and Samsung Pay in the near future.
Though Apple has historically had something of a love-hate relationship with Bitcoin, the company seems to be slowly but surely coming to the conclusion that the cryptocurrency isn’t something it can realistically avoid or ignore.
As a recent example, users can now use Apple Pay to make payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to a recent press release from BitPay.
BitPay itself is a digital wallet that can be used in conjunction with Apple Pay and the Apple Wallet app.
“We have thousands of BitPay Wallet app customers using the BitPay Card who are always looking for new places and ways to spend their crypto,” BitPay CEO Stephen Pair said. “Adding Apple Pay and soon Google and Samsung Pay makes it easy and convenient to use the BitPay Card in more places from day-to-day items to luxury purchases.”Continue reading… “Apple Pay now supports Bitcoin payments for the first time”