Published on September 16th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
Bitcoin in the Browser: Google,Apple and Moreto Adopt Crypto-
Equally, as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gain more momentum, the launch signifies the growing recognition of cryptocurrency as a payments technology.
Indeed, the W3C has gotten more interested in blockchain technologies over the years, hosting its first ever blockchain workshop in June last year.
But while participants were left with interest in standardizing and democratizing the technology’s use, no formal work was decided upon then.
When activated, the Payment Request API will allow new payment types, including bitcoin, ether any any other available cryptocurrency (as well as more traditional online payment methods) to be stored directly in the browser.
Jacobs compared the next steps to matchmaking, where merchants will need to integrate the API and pick which payment methods they want to accept.