Today, cryptocurrencies are gaining more and more attention not only from tech enthusiasts, but also from ordinary people who are looking for a new place to invest their money. Therefore, it is extremely important to enhance your ecommerce store with new payment options. Start accepting Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other altcoins in Magento 2 and get a competitive edge over other market players right now. Unfortunately, the default platform doesn’t let you use crypto, but we know for sure how to accept Bitcoin, Ethereum, and altcoins in Magento 2. Continue Reading
Lately, we have been hearing a lot about the cryptocurrency and how it is going to conquer the world. However, to understand why there is much noise about it, we need to get a clear idea of what cryptocurrency is. Cryptocurrency is digital asset which applies cryptography and decentralized control to provide maximum security for all transactions. Continue Reading
In the following article, we describe how to install, configure, and use our Firebear CoinPayments Magento 2 cryptocurrency extension. Below, you will find a Magento 2 payment gateway tutorial that sheds light on both backend and frontend appearance of the module, its installation, and processes that run on
We’ve already announced the CoinPayments Magento 2 extension and now it’s time to introduce another tool developed to enhance the Bitcoin payment option of your e-commerce website. Meet the
Since the day cryptocurrencies came into existence, we have been constantly reimagining their practical real-life application. Some people remained skeptical as to whether the ecosystem will grow enough to compete with traditional currency, while others believed that the future worldwide economy would not only manage to adapt digital currencies, but would also provide all the necessary conditions to completely digitalize the whole monetary system. Today, when we have to face the unprecedented outburst of popularity of cryptocoins across the world, there is a strong need for providing cryptocurrencies with a way to be used in people’s everyday life. Continue Reading
In the world of information technology, one should be extremely careful with securing its personal data. Unfortunately, we tend to take the security for granted and, as a result, it might entail to very unpleasant consequences.
Thus, when it comes to e-wallets, we should make sure no one get an unauthorized access to your money. Therefore, it is highly recommended to choose a wallet which is able to provide maximum security to prevent malicious attacks. Below, we’ve gathered the best Ethereum wallets that can be used for storing other cryptocurrencies as well. Continue Reading
The cryptocurrency market has grown dramatically for the last few years, and this tendency does not seem to cease in the nearest future. And it’s not only Bitcoin that contributes to the new ecosystem. Although it still remains one of the most influential blockchain-based digital assets and the most valuable cryptocurrency (with the market capitalization reaching $40 billion), there is now a new and even better capital-raising platform called Ethereum. Unlike Bitcoin, it is not so much a cryptocurrency as a full-fledged platform that has introduced a completely new way to fund the development of new crypto-platforms. And this revolutionary fund-raising method is presented by an ICO, or Initial Coin Offering.
At the core of an ICO lies the opportunity for anyone with a computer (and the internet connection) at hand to invest in various projects, initiatives or ventures by taking part in a public token purchase. For startup owners, on the other hand, ICO becomes a means to bypass the official laws behind a standard capital-raising process regulated by venture capitalists and banks. As a result, ICOs become one of the most innovative financial mechanisms in the world of traditional investments.
In this article, we will introduce you to the very concept of an ICO and how it can change the financial relations of the immediate future. You will also learn some practical stuff concerning the usage of ICOs from the perspective of both the investor and the startup owner. Continue Reading
The world will never be the same: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EAA) has become the the largest open-source blockchain initiative with over 150 organizations on board. During the last two months, 34 organizations, including MasterCard, the Indian Government, and Cisco, joined the group that was formed in February 2017, and it’s just the beginning. Banking, healthcare, government, energy, marketing and many many more areas are now covered by EAA, but how could this happen within just several months? Continue Reading
Although here at Firebear we always try to learn something new about software, but sometimes our attention is captured by interesting hardware devices. And since we’ve started your exploration of cryptocurrencies, it is extremely important to cover all key nuances related to this modern trend. Therefore, today we’d like to introduce you to the best hardware cryptocurrency wallets for Ethereum and Bitcoin – Ledger Nano S and Trezor. If you are looking for a safe place for hiding your crypto, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we will help you to choose the right option, so take a look at our Ledger Nano S Trezor comparison. Continue Reading