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Verge [XVG], Zcash [ZEC], DASH payment gateways added by WordPress, WooCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads

Ranjitha Shastry



Verge [XVG] added to WordPress, WooCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads
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Cees van Dam‏, one of Verge’s core team member recently tweeted that Verge [XVG], Zcash [ZEC], Dash [DASH], are now added to WooCommerce, WordPress, and Easy Digital Downloads. This is done through MyCryptoCheckout, a crypto gateway that supports users to receive cryptocurrency payment directly into their wallet.

Dam tweeted:

“Looking for a way to enable a cryptocurrency payment gateway for WordPress, WooCommerce, and Easy Digital Downloads. , just added #XVG to enable this. Plugins can be found at … $xvg #massadoption #Miami @vergecurrency #VergeFam.”

VergeBull's tweet | Source: Twitter

VergeBull’s tweet | Source: Twitter

MyCryptoCheckout has already added Bitcoin [BTC], Bitcoin Cash [BCH], Bitcoin Gold [BTG], Dash [DASH], Ethereum [ETH], Ethereum Classic [ETC], Litecoin [LTC], and more. Crypto checkout incorporates features like:

  • 0% transaction fees
  • No restrictions on products
  • Any wallet is supported: Desktop, mobile, or online
  • Peer to peer transactions is fully automated
  • No redirection to 3rd parties, no iframes nor modal windows
  • No middleman fees
  • QR code for wallet address

Verge recently tied up with ChangeNOW, a non-custodial service created for simple cryptocurrency exchanges. Verge, in its roadmap, has introduced I2P Android Wallet for anonymous mobile transactions over the I2P network, scheduled for 2019. Their official iOS wallet with full-fledged feature like a normal wallet is at the planning stage. They have upgrades featured in their roadmap which are yet to be completed, some of them are:

  • RSK Smart Contract Integration
  • Ring Confidential Transactions – Advanced masking of transaction amounts
  • Rebased Codebase – Rebasing the entire codebase to combine the newest standards distributed by Bitcoin
  • Mining Update – XVGui Miner for Windows, Official Mining Pool & Mining Guide.
  • Merchandise Online Store – Verge branded apparel that can be purchased with XVG and BTC [90% completed].

Royal Queen Seeds, a cannabis seeds production company, also announced that they would be accepting Verge. They tweeted:

“We are now accepting @vergecurrency payments via @CoinPaymentsNET. You can now buy the best #Cannabis seeds with #Vergecurrency. Are you ready? #CryptoNews.”

mystery_boy, a Twitter user commented:

“Mass adoption 🙂 sweet :).”

Debasish Das, a crypto enthusiast, and a Twitter user commented:

“Great progress.”

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Ranjitha Shastry is a part of AMBCrypto's News Reporting Team. Having done her major in Journalism and mass communication, she is passionate about business and economic journalism.


Binance coin pumps by over 6% in an hour; breaks its all-time high

Namrata Shukla



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On June 20, Binance coin [BNB], a coin ranked seventh on CoinMarketCap, surged by a massive 6.38% over the past hour. The coin also broke its all-time high and was trading at $36.47, at press time.

Source: Trading view

Source: Trading view

At press time, BNB was being traded at $36.47 with a market cap of $5.097 billion. The 24-hour trading volume of the coin was reported to be $571.64 million, as it spiked by 2.35% over the day. Over the past seven days, the coin noted a rise of 2.03% in its price and continued to rise by 6.38% within the hour.

This hike follows Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange, KuCoin, listing Binance coin [BNB] and Binance announcing the launch of Elrond project on Binance launchpad. Binance funded the sharding-based public blockchain network in a private funding round, as the company closed the round with $1.9 million. It will be the next project supported by Binance launchpad and the token sale will be carried out in a lottery fashion. The token sale is scheduled to begin from June 22, 00:00 AM [UTC].

The coin was highly traded on Binance exchange with BNB/USDT pair and BNB/BTC pair. BNB/USDT took the first place as it noted a 24-hour trading volume of $137 million, followed by BNB/BTC which reported a volume of $126 million. The third position was taken by LBank exchange, which registered a trading volume of $120 million with BNB/USDT pair.

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