Coinbase Commerce facilitates payments for merchants
Coinbase Commerce facilitates payments for merchants
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Coinbase Commerce facilitates payments for merchants

By Alfredo de Candia - 16 Oct 2019

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Yesterday Coinbase published a press release related to the Coinbase Commerce platform announcing that it is now possible to use the application to pay a merchant regardless of whether the consumer will use Coinbase or another crypto wallet.

The new service allows using a merchant account as an interface to let the user pay comfortably and easily without having to leave the product checkout.

With this new feature, Coinbase Commerce removes the problem of sending the wrong quantities to the merchant causing tedious consequences, which involve informing the user, finding the transaction related to the purchase, checking the difference and then, once everything is verified, sending the difference back to the customer. 

Moreover, this Coinbase Commerce service will allow the parties to move the amount from one account to another without the involvement of a third party because, through the blockchain, it is possible to check the relevant transaction and thus irrefutably demonstrate that the payment was successfully executed.

But the importance and novelty of the service offered by Coinbase consists precisely in the fact, as mentioned above, that the user can use a wallet that is different from that of Coinbase to make the payment to the merchant. This will certainly facilitate the use and eliminate the problem of “compatibility” when using different platforms.

Alfredo de Candia
Alfredo de Candia

Android developer for over 8 years with a dozen of developed apps, Alfredo at age 21 has climbed Mount Fuji following the saying: "He who climbs Mount Fuji once in his life is a wise man, who climbs him twice is a Crazy". Among his app we find a Japanese database, a spam and virus database, the most complete database on Anime and Manga series birthdays and a shitcoin database. Sunday Miner, Alfredo has a passion for crypto and is a fan of EOS.

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