Bitcoin processor links web shopping carts to Amazon.com's shipping

For retailers, it means orders paid with bitcoin are automatically sent to Amazon for shipping

By , IDG News Service |  IT Management

Bitcoin, launched in 2009, is a very young platform but one that has been gaining favor. The domain-name registrar and hosting company Namecheap said earlier this week it would begin accepting bitcoins, following Reddit, the file-sharing service Mega and WordPress.

In November, WordPress announced it would accept bitcoins in order to accept payments from users in countries not supported by PayPal or credit card companies.

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