Prominent bitcoin exchange and platform Coinbase has revealed new features that it says will make it “even easier for merchants to accept bitcoin.”
Digital currency exchange and bitcoin services provider Coinbase has rolled out a handful of new features that it hopes will help further bitcoin acceptance among merchants.
The new features, while simplistic in their nature provide practicality and merchant-friendly additions that inevitably helps raise the profile of bitcoin payments when compared to traditional fiat payments that are made electronically or otherwise. In fact, some of the features add a further polish the benefits that bitcoin and digital currencies offer, in comparison to their fiat counterparts.
The new feature of Partial Refunds, in particular, is a standout. Merchants can now refund a small part of a bigger transaction, such as refunding the fee for one canceled item out of an order that consists of several items. Legacy e-commerce portals that take payments via payment cards routinely cancel entire orders while requesting customers to place a newly revised order again. Micro-transactions and the lack of a roll-back charge come easilyy with digital