BitStraat equips Dutch merchants with Bitcoin POS terminals

Dutch startup BitStraat has launched a project aimed at turning Amsterdam into Bitcoin City, providing one hundred merchants with a free tablet-based POS terminal they can use to process mobile payments made using the virtual currency.

BitStraat has partnered with payment processor BitPay to launch the service. Fifteen retailers have signed up for the Bitcoin City project so far and the partners expect to reach their target of one hundred merchants by the end of February 2015

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Bitcoin Continues to Conquer Arnhem with the First Supermarket to Accept the Online Currency

Arnhem, The Netherlands: For many people in the Netherlands, or outside the country’s borders, Arnhem is most probably known as the city where tourists can admire the Open Air Museum with its quaint windmills and farmhouses. However, more recently, the city has earned a rather interesting nickname: the most Bitcoin-friendly city in the world.

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