BitPay Will Support XRP Payments by end of 2019 – October 3

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Current Bitcoin Price$8,242

Bitcoin is down almost 2% in the last 24 hours, somewhat stabilizing after its recent fall. Both XRP and Ethereum are down about 2.5% each, following Bitcoin’s lead.

Most other top-20 altcoins are also down, with IOTA being the biggest mover at -3.4%.

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👉 BitPay Will Support XRP Payments by end of 2019

Cryptocurrency payments processor BitPay have announced that they’ll be supporting payments made in XRP for businesses, before the end of 2019.

BitPay are extremely well established in the space, processing over USD$1 billion in cryptocurrency payments. Merchants using BitPay include Microsoft, Lush, and the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks.

👉 State of Ohio Suspends Crypto Tax Payments

Ohio made headlines in 2018, as it became the first US state to accept payments in cryptocurrency (Bitcoin).

The payment method has now been suspended, however, pending formal authorization from the Attorney General.

👉 Billionaire Prefers Fruit to Bitcoin

Famous billionaire Mark Cuban has stated that he would rather have bananas than Bitcoin, due to its lack of intrinsic value.

The statement comes at a strange time for the Dallas Mavericks owner, whose NBA team began to support Bitcoin as a form of payment just over a month ago.