BTC Payments accepted in 74 Beauty Clinics in Japan

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange and payment processor Bitflyer announced partnership with SBC Medical Group what will let patients to pay in cryptocurrency
13 April 2018   1151

The Shonan Beauty Clinic chain in Japan which is operated by SBC now confesses BTC for services by utilizing Bitflyer’s bitcoin payment platform. Shonan clinics suggest a huge variety of services like eyelid surgery, liposuction, dermatology, acupuncture, cosmetic dental, breast augmentation and rhinoplasty. There are 74 Shonan branches across Japan and some of their surgeons and doctors are very well known. All Shonan clinics will now accept bitcoin for services but there is a cap on how much you can spend.

At present, the maximum quantity per transaction for bitcoin purchases is 2 million yen ($18,700 USD). Bitflyer states during the partnership that it has introduced BTC to thousands of merchants from different industries and “the number of introduction cases is increasing.”

With our partnership with SBC Medical Group and more domestic and overseas businesses — we will contribute to improving convenience for our customers.
Bitflyer, crypto exchange and payment processor, Japan

 

Bitflyer has been collaborating with a lot of traders and Japan now has a lot of stores that accept BTC payments. The company has signed firm’s like Marui Group’s department stores, the retail chain BIC Camera, the points website Hapitas, and Samantha Thavasa Japan Co. Ltd. Bitflyer also supplies insurance for customers that cover failed transactions involving the BTC network.

Shonan Beauty Clinic in Japan is not the only firm based on cosmetic surgery that accepts BTC as there are a few others worldwide. Other practices that accept bitcoin include Vanity Cosmetic Surgery in Miami, Elite Body Sculpture in Beverly Hills, Artisan Cosmetic Surgery in Ohio, Houston Cosmetic Surgery, and Artful Awakenings Cosmetic Surgery in Melbourne Florida.

VeriBlock to Report on Mainnet Launch

VeriBlock believes their technology allows networks of other cryptocurrencies to use the bitcoin blockchain to counter the “51% attacks”
21 March 2019   81

Using the bitcoin blockchain to ensure the safety of altcoins, the VeriBlock project announced the launch of the main network. This is reported in a press release.

According to the developers, the VeriBlock technology allows networks of other cryptocurrencies to use the bitcoin blockchain to counter the “51% attacks”. The project is confident that this approach not only ensures the security of less popular networks, but also allows their developers to focus on innovation and functionality.

According to analysts of The Block, 25–45% of bitcoin transactions fall on VeriBlock. The VeriBlock network uses a consensus algorithm called Proof-of-Proof (PoP). The project seeks to ensure the safety of other blockchains by loading a snapshot of the altcoin registry into the BTC blockchain, using the OP_RETURN function and other methods to embed network state data.

The project’s website states that PoP allows altcoin networks to use the most protected Bitcoin blockchain with its Proof-of-Work algorithm.