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This article was published on November 26, 2013

Electronics hobbyist shop Adafruit now accepts Bitcoin

Electronics hobbyist shop Adafruit now accepts Bitcoin
Emil Protalinski
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Emil Protalinski

Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Electronics hobbyist site Adafruit Industries today announced it has added Bitcoin as a payment method for purchases. The feature was actually launched quietly this past the weekend, and since it went smoothly, it’s now official.

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Adafruit says it is using BitPay as its payment processor, a popular choice for sites looking to add Bitcoin support.

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