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This Guy Just Reserved His Tesla 3 with Bitcoin

by April 4, 2016 at 1:39 pm 0 comments

Of the more than 250,000 people who have pre-ordered a Tesla 3 in the last three days, one guy stands out. That guy is Mason Borda, a software engineer at BitGo, a bitcoin security firm. Borda uniquely has figured out how to pay for his $1,000 Tesla 3 reservation with bitcoin — 2.413612 bitcoins,Read More

Paying for Black Friday and Beyond: Card Strategies for the Holidays

by November 23, 2015 at 10:11 am 0 comments

Black Friday and its online sibling Cyber Monday are upon us again. The ads are everywhere and the preview circulars are available online. Just as you are creating your plan of attack for the wee hours of November 27th, you would be wise to consider the various payment options forRead More

Xapo Bitcoin Card to Launch — Fees an Open Question

Xapo Bitcoin Card to Launch — Fees an Open Question

by June 4, 2014 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

Cash, card, or bitcoin? How about bitcoin card? The bitcoin payment card from Xapo, which will resemble other payment cards in form and function, is set to launch at the end of June, according to the company. A wrench in adoption could be the card-processing fees the card will beRead More

Debit Cards: Signature or PIN, What’s What?

Debit Cards: Signature or PIN, What’s What?

by December 30, 2013 at 9:33 am 0 comments

What kind of debit card do you have? The two types are direct debit cards and deferred debit cards. Direct debit Use of a PIN (personal identification number), which the bank issues or you choose. Card purchases require entering the PIN, and money is taken out of your checking accountRead More

JPMorgan Chase Steps Up Installation of Self-Service Kiosks and Card-Issuing Machines in Branches

JPMorgan Chase Steps Up Installation of Self-Service Kiosks and Card-Issuing Machines in Branches

by December 3, 2012 at 3:14 pm 7 comments

JPMorgan Chase is going full steam ahead with a pilot of self-service banking kiosks that are now in 100 branches – and counting. The kiosks are being rolled out as a compliment to instant card-issuing machines from Datacard that Chase formally introduced this week into 2,000 branches in its retailRead More

Can you do banking without a banking license?

Can you do banking without a banking license?

by June 4, 2012 at 8:59 am 0 comments

Clearly, to be a deposit taking bank and offer products like Mortgages, loans, savings accounts and so forth, it would be easier to have a bank charter. However, today the lines between banks and non-banks offering financial services is blurring faster…