Tag: payments

Jan 15 2021

Ripple Tech to Power New Malaysia-Bangladesh Remittance Corridor

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bangladesh business malaysia news payments

Malaysia's Mobile Money and Bangladesh's bKash will leverage RippleNet for wallet-to-wallet transactions.

Jan 14 2021

Polkadot, Cardano Are Eating Payment Protocols’ Lunch

Jan 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  markets payments smart contracts

The cryptocurrency landscape is changing in the ongoing crypto bull market. Proof of Stake (PoS) blockchain platforms like Polkadot and Cardano are fast overtaking payment tokens like Litecoin and Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency Landscape Shifting Focus to BaaS Over 6,000 cryptocurrencies have been...

Gemini To Launch Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card

Jan 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  credit card gemini payments sats back

Today, cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced its plans to launch Gemini Credit Card, which will reward users with bitcoin back for purchases, later this year. The launch announcement follows Gemini’s acquisition of Blockrize, a fintech company that had already been working on such a product. Gemini has started a waitlist for early access to the credit card that will also include Blockrize’s more than...

Jan 11 2021

Crypto.com Partners With Booking.com for Travel Discounts

Jan 11 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  booking.com business payments travel visa

Crypto.com has announced its partnership with one of the world's largest travel marketplaces, Booking.com, for exclusive deals and benefits for its customers. Travel Booking Now Cheaper...

Jan 08 2021

Kyrgyzstan Has Proposed Its First Regulatory Framework for Crypto

Kyrgyzstan's central bank wants to regulate cryptocurrency – licensing exchanges and barring its use in payments.

Jan 06 2021

This is how Bitcoin can disrupt the $200 billion card rewards market

Jan 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd payments

Credit card rewards account for a small, but significant, chunk of the $1.2 trillion credit card market. And some say Bitcoin could disrupt that space. Bitcoin reward cards are coming for the pie Bitcoin is coming for the $200 billion credit card rewards market, say some builders in the crypto industry. As per a...

Dec 29 2020

Payments Firm Simplex Becomes Visa Principal Member

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  markets news payments simplex visa

Israel-based global fiat payment processor Simplex announced Tuesday it has become a principal member of the Visa network.

Dec 22 2020

Payments Firm Wirex Becomes Visa Principal Member Ahead of Crypto Card Launch

Dec 22 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business news payments visa wirex

The crypto and fiat payments firm can now issue Visa cards.

Dec 21 2020

Robot Ventures, Others Back ‘Crypto Stripe’ Flexa in $20M Raise

Dec 21 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business consensys flexa payments

The crypto payment provider has raised $20 million from a private sale of its AMP token used for its new backend.

Robot Ventures, Others Back ‘Crypto Stripe’ Flexa in $6M Raise

Dec 21 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business consensys flexa payments

The crypto payment provider has raised $6 million from a private sale of its AMP token used for its new backend.

Dec 14 2020

Evercore Says PayPal’s Crypto Offering Could Bring Big Business Boost

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business cryptocurrency news payments paypal

An Evercore analyst named PayPal as the top payments stock and said its recently launched cryptocurrency offering could boost margin.

Binance, OKEx Payments Partner Banxa Set to Make Milestone Stock Exchange Listing

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia banxa business canada markets

The crypto payments infrastructure provider is set to list on a Canadian stock exchange in what's being claimed as a world first.

Dec 09 2020

Crypto Remittances Prove Their Worth in Latin America

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  argentina bitso latin america markets mexico

Crypto remittances are growing in Latin America, particularly in the wake of other remittance platforms shutting off access to some markets.

Dec 04 2020

US Treasury Wants Regulators to Watch for ‘Potential Risks’ in Digital Asset Innovation

The department wants state and federal regulators to keep a vigilant watch on digital asset innovation.

Dec 02 2020

PayPal CEO Is “Bullish” on Many Cryptocurrencies

Dec 02 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business payments paypal

Paypal CEO Dan Schulman endorsed cryptocurrency during a web summit today and expanded on his company's plans for the future. PayPal CEO Praises Crypto During the web summit, Schulman heaped praises on the advantages that cryptocurrencies bring to the world of FinTech. He...

Nov 30 2020

Pizza Hut Venezuela Now Accepts Crypto Payments

Nov 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin business coinflash news payments

The Venezuelan arm of the restaurant chain now accepts dash and bitcoin through CryptoBuyer.

Nov 26 2020

Yes, You Can Spend Your Bitcoin This Black Friday

Nov 26 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin black friday business payments tech

"Hodling bitcoin is still important, but to support a circular economy, we need both sides going.” Bitcoin Black Friday aims to do just that.

Nov 25 2020

Celebrate Bitcoin Black Friday, Propel The Bitcoin Circular Economy

Bitcoin Black Friday was started by Jon Holmquist in 2012 as a way to co-opt a mainstream celebration of consumerism and help Bitcoiners promote their favorite technology. By encouraging merchants to offer discounts on their goods and services when shoppers paid with BTC, the holiday became a showcase for Bitcoin as a payments system, a tool to encourage more businesses to adopt it...

It’s Time To Join The Bitcoin Circular Economy

Makers of 3D-printed guns operate by the motto, “Free men don’t ask permission.” They don’t ask the State for permission to bear arms. They don’t rely on gun manufacturers to make a gun that they’d like to see developed. In doing so, 3D gun printing functions parallel to, and outside of the legacy model of regulated manufacturers producing compliant and serialized guns that...

Nov 20 2020

Japan’s Banking Giant MUFG Plans to Launch Blockchain Payment Network in 2021

Japanese banking giant MUFG plans to launch its blockchain payment network across the country in 2021 with U.S.-based fintech company Akamai.

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