Accept Crypto Payments Easily With Merchant Orders

Have you ever thought about expanding your customers’ payment options by adding a cryptocurrency but were confused by the technical features surrounding this method? At SpectroCoin, we make crypto payments simple.

Despite providing payment integration solutions, such as payment processing APIs, payment buttons or e-commerce plugins, we give our customers the ability to accept payments straight to their SpectroCoin account without any tiring aspects using merchant orders.

In this blog post, we present merchant orders at SpectroCoin.

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Introducing Local Bank Transfers in the United Kingdom

At SpectroCoin, we strive to provide the best payment options for residents of each country. Today, we are pleased to announce a new addition to our service list – Faster Payments Service, a solution designed for local GBP bank transfers within the United Kingdom. 

In this blog post, we present local bank transfers at SpectroCoin.

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DeFi Explained

The idea of cryptocurrency lies in financing accessible to everyone, regardless of what part of the world they reside in. This is where DeFi, short for “decentralized finance”, steps in. Previously known as “open finance”, this movement aims to provide access to financial services like savings, loans, insurance, trading, and more – all with the help of blockchain technology.

Last week, we started the SpectroCoin blog series educating on various crypto topics. Today, we are excited to continue by sharing some insight into DeFi and take a closer look at the benefits and challenges that come together with the term.

In this blog post, we explain the concept of DeFi.

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Staking Explained

To keep their networks secure, blockchains reward people with cryptocurrency. There are various consensus mechanisms enabled to validate transactions on the blockchain. For example, Bitcoin uses a Proof of Work mining algorithm, while NEM has introduced a Proof of Importance system. 

One additional alternative used by cryptocurrencies, such as Dash, Polkadot, Neo and Cardano, is the Proof of Stake mechanism, which is considered an energy-saving method to confirm cryptocurrency transactions. 

In today’s SpectroCoin blog post, we are happy to clear up the confusion around the concept of “Proof of Stake” and share our thoughts about staking. 

In this blog post, we explain the process of staking.

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