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Sep 11 2021

Top Crypto News: 09/10

After making a daily high of $47,322, Bitcoin underwent a correction and is now trading at $44,535. Meanwhile, the second-largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, is trading close to $...

Sep 10 2021

Mastercard Deepens its Ties to Crypto with the Acquisition of CipherTrace

Mastercard, an international financial services company, is looking to improve its repertoire of products and services in order to expand its presence in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The company hopes that the acquisition of CypherTrace, a cryptocurrency intelligence company that specializes in bringing together crypto and traditional financial services, will help in its mission to bring greater transparency and security to the industry.

Sep 09 2021

Mastercard Acquires Blockchain Security Outfit, CipherTrace

American payments services provider, Mastercard has announced the acquisition of blockchain intelligence and security services provider, CipherTrace. According to the official announcement, the terms of the deal were not made public, however, the acquisition will come off as a mutually beneficial move for both Mastercard and CipherTrace. CipherTrace provides crypto intelligence tools that help in The post Mastercard Acquires Blockchain Security Outfit, CipherTrace...

Payments Giant Mastercard Buys CipherTrace To “Enhance Crypto Capabilities”

Sep 09 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  crypto crypto news mastercard

Mastercard continues to increase its presence in the crypto space. Via a press release, the payment company announced the acquisition of crypto intelligence company CipherTrace. The objective is to improve Mastercard’s crypto capabilities, according to the...

Aug 07 2021

Coinbase Unveils New Payment Options

In a move to keep providing clients with top-notch service, leading cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase has announced the addition of new payment methods to its platform. Coinbase via an official post disclosed that customers can now use Apple Pay to buy digital currencies on its platform. According to the statement, users with Mastercard or Visa debit card linked to their Apple Wallet will automatically...

Aug 03 2021

CoinJar Unveils First Crypto MasterCard In Australia

Australian crypto exchange CoinJar has released the first crypto MasterCard in the country. A post on CoinJar’s website confirmed that this card can be used just like a fiat MasterCard. Users get to spend their crypto with a fully- featured card both online and in-stores. CoinJar users can use their cards in stores...

Jul 31 2021

Mastercard’s CEO Believes They Should Be in the Cryptocurrency Industry

Michael Miebach, the CEO of Mastercard, explained that the company should be part of the cryptocurrency space. He said that during a recent earnings call in which the […]

Jul 27 2021

Jul 21 2021

Mastercard Plans to Enhance Its Card Program for Cryptocurrency Firms

The company aims to make it simple for partners to convert cryptocurrency to traditional fiat currency.

Jul 20 2021

May 10 2021

Alibaba’s Ant Group to Allow Online Bank MYBank Test China’s CBDC Digital Yuan

Alibaba's Ant Group, the official partner of China's PBoc for its Digital Yuan has started working on digital currency trials involving other stakeholders within the country. China's online-only bank MYbank, wherein Ant...

May 06 2021

MasterCard In Talks With China’s Central Bank to Support Global “Digital Yuan” Transactions

After enough internal testing locally, the Chinese central bank - The People's Bank of China (PBoC) - is all set to take its CBDC Digital Yuan global. As per the recent report from the South China Morning Post, the...

May 05 2021

4 In 10 People Want To Use Crypto Payments Next Year, Mastercard Survey Finds

According to a survey conducted by credit card giant Mastercard, four out of ten people expect to use cryptocurrencies for payments in the coming year. 93% Will Consider Using Emerging Payment Methods Between February 26 and March 10, Mastercard conducted an online survey and interviews with 15,569 consumers in 18 countries across four regions around the world. The...

May 04 2021

40% Consumers Are Planning to Use Cryptocurrency, Mastercard Survey Shows

The survey also highlighted the growing interest of Millennials in cryptocurrency payments.

Apr 27 2021

Mastercard Partners With Winklevoss’ Gemini To Launch Its Crypto Rewards Credit Card

One of the world's largest credit card company, Mastercard has partnered with the Winklevoss brothers' Gemini cryptocurrency exchange to facilitate its credit card crypto reward system. The Gemini-powered credit cards would offer a 3% crypto reward on purchases through the card starting this summer. The card is to be issued by WebBank, a Utah-based digital lender. Many Are Waiting For The Card Gemini...

Gemini Launches Credit Card with Mastercard, to Reward Users in BTC

Gemini has partnered with Mastercard to launch a crypto-centric credit card Potential users can register their interest through a waitlist on Gemini The credit card should be available this summer, offering up to 3% back on purchases Users can opt to be rewarded in Bitcoin or any crypto on Gemini The crypto exchange of Gemini has announced a new partnership with Mastercard aimed...

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