Newegg to Accept Dogecoin As An Official Payment Method

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Newegg has announced from now on and they’ll be accepting Dogecoin as an official payment method. Dogecoin prices have seen a drastic surge and gaining over 19,000% market value compared to previous years’ price of Dogecoin. That’s the reason a lot of companies are talking about accepting dogecoin.

Newegg Will Accept Dogecoin As An Official Payment Method

One of the key reason for the surge in its value is Elon Musk; whose been tweeting about Dogecoin lately. While there are big players in the crypto market like Bitcoin and Etherium, none had gained so much popularity and value quickly.

Newegg to Accept Dogecoin As An Official Payment Method

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Right now, Dogecoin is valued at around $0.40, while a year ago, it was valued at just $0.002. For example, to purchase a $1000 US graphics cards such as the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or the AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, you will have to pay in 2500 Dogecoins (at its current value). You can also read the full press release below:

April 19, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA – Newegg, one of the leading tech-focused e-retailers in North America, today celebrates #DogeDay by announcing that the company now accepts Dogecoin as an official payment method on Newegg.com.

Newegg has been quick to embrace the shift to cryptocurrency. In 2014, the company was the first major e-retailer to accept Bitcoin for purchases made on the Newegg platform. Similarly, Newegg is among the first to enable customers to pay with Dogecoin while shopping online.

“The excitement and momentum around cryptocurrency are undeniable, and the recent surge in Dogecoin value underscores the need to make it easier for customers to make purchases with this popular cryptocurrency,” said Andrew Choi, Sr. Brand Manager of Newegg. “We’re committed to making it easy for our customers to shop however works best for them, and that means letting them complete transactions with the payment method that suits them best. To that end, we’re happy to give Dogecoin fans an easy way to shop online for tech.”

When completing an order on Newegg.com, customers who want to pay with Dogecoin simply click “Edit” in the payment section on the checkout page, then select BitPay. Customers can then complete their transactions using Dogecoin held in their digital wallet. Click here for full details about paying with BitPay on Newegg.com.

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Adeel Younashttps://techwafer.com
Editor-in-Chief at TechWafer (previously The Tech) an Entrepreneur, Blogger, Developer, and Freelancer.

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