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Apr 05 2021

Bitcoin Price Looks Bullish as “Kimchi Premium” Surges to 11%

During BTC's parabolic run in 2017, the Kimchi premium surged as high as 20%. Is history repeating itself?

Apr 02 2021

Michael Jordan’s NFT Investment

Apr 02 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin blackrock blockchain btc crypto

PLUS: Goldman Sachs to offer clients bitcoin! With Bitcoin hovering just below $60k and Ethereum sitting just under $2k, it looks like April could be another bullish month in the crypto industry. In lieu of a typical introduction summarizing the week’s news, I am going to embed a tweet from the @Unchained_pod, the new Twitter handle for all Unchained content. Click the link...

Mar 31 2021

Bitcoin Eyes $60,000-Breakout Ahead of Biden Spending Announcement

Mar 31 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin gold joe biden paypal visa

Bitcoin held gains, bond yields rose, and gold slipped ahead of President Biden's next big spending push that could total anywhere between $2 trillion and $4 trillion. The BTC/USD exchange rate approached $60,000 in an early morning rally in Asia, driven higher by a flurry of fundamentals, ranging from PayPal's decision...

Mar 30 2021

Visa Enable Payment Settlements Via Crypto

In another incredible news for the cryptocurrency space, leading payment giant Visa announced its decision to allow the use of the USD Coin (USDC) to pay for transactions on its network. According to the Visa announcement, USDC, the Ethereum stablecoin pegged to the U.S. dollar, will now be accepted as a means of payment on the Visa network. Revealing the growing adoption of...

Mar 29 2021

Bitcoin Targets Record Highs After “Strongest Dip-Buying” of the Year

Mar 29 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bitcoin btc markets trading visa

Despite the overwhelmingly bearish sentiment in the crypto markets since mid- March, Bitcoin opened the new weekly trading session with a bang. Bitcoin Whales Continue to Accumulate High-net-worth individuals are accumulating BTC en masse, adding fuel to the bull market. ...

Visa Partners with Crypto.com to Allow Fiat Transaction Settlement on Ethereum

The credit card issuer's partners will have the ability to exchange USD Coin (USDC) through its payments network.

Visa Allows USDC Payments on Ethereum

Mar 29 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business settlement usdc visa

Visa now supports cryptocurrency transactions with direct acceptance of payments in USDC. Visa Leverages Ethereum to Settle Payments While the company has supported digital currencies in the past, working closely with Crypto.com and Anchorage, any transaction made with...

Visa to Accept Cryptocurrencies for Payment Settlements

According to Reuters, Visa announced today that it will begin accepting cryptocurrency USD Coin (USDC) to settle transactions on its payment network. The move by the fintech giant coincides with the growing institutional acceptance...

Huge Wins for Crypto.com: Visa, Chainalysis Partnerships

Proceedings with its ambition to increase and strengthen the adoption of digital currency payment solutions around the world, Crypto.com has entered into a strategic partnership with global payments technology firm Visa. Announcing the collaboration via an official blog post, Crypto.com noted that the partnership will further its ambition of global-scale crypto adoption as well as increase the reach of the Crypto.com Visa Card....

Mar 17 2021

Visa Is Planning To Enable Cryptocurrency Transactions

Mar 17 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business visa

Visa CEO Al Kelly says that the payments giant is planning to enable cryptocurrency buying and spending on its network. Users Will Buy and Spend Crypto Kelly stated during Fortune's Leadership Next podcast that his firm has two strategies related to Bitcoin....

Visa CEO Reveals Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Plans

The company is planning to enable the purchase of Bitcoin on Visa credentials.

Visa to Enable Crypto Purchases With Credit Card, Bitcoin (BTC) Service Strategy on Cards

Mar 17 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Visa is making important moves ahead to get closer to the rapidly evolving crypto payments industry. In the latest...

Feb 14 2021

Why Comparing Bitcoin to Visa Doesn’t Make Any Sense

A reading of Nic Carter’s latest essay for CoinDesk on the inappropriateness of comparing the energy consumption of bitcoin and Visa transactions.

Feb 08 2021

Visa Is Exploring New Crypto Strategy, CEO Reveals

Popular financial services giant Visa is currently exploring the possibility of offering some digital currencies directly on its platform, Chief Executive Officer Alfred Kelly has revealed. The Visa boss disclosed this in the payment giant’s fiscal Q1 2021 earnings call, noting that...

Feb 05 2021

Credit Card Companies Should Offer Stablecoin Payments or Be Left Behind: Gartner

Feb 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  markets mastercard news paypal stablecoins

Centralized payment firms like Visa, Mastercard and PayPal have an opportunity to offer innovative stablecoin payment networks, the research firm said.

Top 5 Crypto News: 02/04

After consolidation, Bitcoin is trading at $36,763. Encouragingly, Ethereum surpassed its all-time high, hitting $1,668, and is now trading at $1,600. Let’s find out some exciting crypto news for today. Visa...

Feb 03 2021

Visa to Allow Cryptocurrency Purchases at U.S. Banks

Feb 03 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bank bitcoin business crypto visa

Visa has partnered with Anchorage, the first federally chartered crypto bank. The credit card giant will launch a new initiative to enable the purchase and sale of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at traditional...

VISA Announces Pilot API For its Banking Partners to Allow Customers Direct Bitcoin Purchase

VISA, the world's leading payment processing giant has announced a new Pilot API program for its banking partners that would allow...

Visa Signals Further Crypto Ambitions With API Pilot for Bank Customers to Buy Bitcoin

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  apis banking bitcoin business news

Visa is working with Anchorage to allow customers at traditional banks to "buy and sell digital assets such as Bitcoin."

Jan 30 2021

Visa May Add Cryptocurrencies to Its Payments Network, Says CEO

Jan 30 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business news stablecoins visa

The payments company works with wallets and exchanges to enable crypto purchases, and could eventually use digital currencies over blockchain in the same way it processes traditional money.

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